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    • 4 star: 5
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    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 4
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  • 1.0 stars

    "seeing a lot of complaints, are you listening"

    February 13, 2012  |   By patdeegan

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    can I use Mac

    Cons

    and the Kindle is telling me it is unable to connect at this time.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "best desktop ereader"

    December 21, 2011  |   By tehbookman

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Huge selection and nice fonts

    Cons

    more magazines please for non kindle devices please

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Cnet needs to get back to Version...well...tracking!"

    December 5, 2011  |   By dabinfordaspam

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    we are now at version 1.8.1 and all i can find on cnet when i type kindle for mac is ... version 1. how pathetic is that .... so much for version... tracking! :)

    Cons

    we are now at version 1.8.1 and all i can find on cnet when i type kindle for mac is ... version 1. how pathetic is that .... so much for version... tracking! :)

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Tiger users beware"

    January 25, 2011  |   By sudbird

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Not sure if there are any since install failed

    Cons

    I downloaded the app frm a site that didn't indicate the OSX generation. I wrk pro with computers and can't afford to have software upgrades (esp Adobe) and hardware out of sync, therefore, a system upgrade is a very momentous decision.

    Summary

    Amazon should realize that there are still plenty of users out there on earlier platforms (and 10.4 is as different from 10.5 as XP is to Windows 7), and give us access.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "It works as designed."

    January 18, 2011  |   By judomius

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Like I said, it works as designed.

    Cons

    Not for me.

    Summary

    Who would want to read a Kindle book on a computer when you have a Kindle DX reader?

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Stinkin' awesome to be able to read my books on my Mac"

    December 24, 2010  |   By majormike

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Love that it syncs with my Kindle.

    Cons

    Very rudimentary. Not even up to Kindle's par.

    Summary

    Hey, It's free.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Kindle for Mac 1.2.2, ZERO stars, crashes MacOS 10.6.4"

    November 7, 2010  |   By dananiel_b

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Who can tell if there's anything to like? Won't start. Hangs the OS. It takes a big time screwup to hang a Unix OS.

    Cons

    I'm an electronics engineer. This product did NOT go through software QA. I bought an e-book, my first, assuming it was a real product. Wasted the money on the e-book..

    Summary

    I'm an electronics engineer. Kindle for Mac 1.2.2 was not adequately QA'd before release. This is not a minor feature failure. It reliably crashes the latest MacOS when initializing. Amazon, if this was written by your crew, then replace the management because they are clueless about SW QA. If you bought it from an independent developer, your purchasers and contracts people need to get a LOT smarter about buying software. In either case, your SW QA has either failed you or does not exist. Please remove this product from the shelf until it works properly.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "This should be called Kindle Light."

    October 13, 2010  |   By drrocket

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Easy load, easy access.

    Cons

    Unable to highlight, search, or copy to clip board.

    Summary

    Kindle for Mac is read-only without search. Quoting from an ebook is risky without search, and complex. It requires taking screen shot(s) and converting to text with an OCR application.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Excellent ebook reader and book store for iPad et al."

    September 29, 2010  |   By Mal_white

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Pros

    Keeps bookmarks synchronized between registered devices, don't need to be connected to PC/Mac to download and read books, good range of authors to get books by.

    Cons

    can't read books from other sources (PDFs or other ebooks), have had problems on 1 Mac with synchronous updates (ok on 5 other devices)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Works Great"

    March 19, 2010  |   By Mark Androw

    Version: Amazon Kindle 1.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Simple, straightforward, works great. I installed in on 2 of my Macs. I started reading a book on the first Mac and the 2nd Mac automatically started at the place where I left off.

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