I’m almost well, but not quite. The problem is that my poor vocal cords are getting drippage enough from my head that they’re still a bit wobbly. We’ll see how they’re feeling later today.
What, it took them until Kindle 2 came out? Now they worry about this, when it’s been a standard feature on almost every computer since the Nineties? Oh, yeah, what a grave threat to audiobook sales.
The Wall Street Journal goes on to point out that Amazon owns Audible, an online audiobook company. It bought Audible for 300 million dollars in 2008, when Kindle and Kindle 2 were already on the front burner. So obviously Amazon’s not too worried about audiobook sales going downhill.