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Amazon's Kindle Convert allows users to turn print books into e-books
Amazon's Kindle Convert allows users to turn print books into e-books

When I was in college, it was standard practice to find research materials in the library, read for a while, make Xerox copies of pertinent pages, and take them home. Libraries had conveniently-placed copy machines for just this purpose. The process of scrounging up change and standing over the thunk-thunking machine, scanning page after page, never seemed particularly efficient, but sometimes it was the best option. This seems to be the idea behind Amazon's new Kindle Convert software, arduous scanning and all. The Windows-compatible software, which retails for $49 (and is currently selling for $19), allows a user to turn print books into Kindle e-books. The process involves...

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