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Kindle battery life extended; PDF support added

Nov 29, 2009, 17:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Withers)

" With wireless turned off, battery life remains at two weeks.

"Kindle uses wireless to receive books and other content.

""Battery power management for portable wireless devices is a complex technical area, and the battery life improvement announced today is the result of a six month firmware improvement and testing program," company officials said.

"The improvement applies to the current 6in Kindle, and existing owners will automatically receive the new firmware via wireless."

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