I was browsing on Amazon.com today when I noticed that it is possible to give a Kindle book as a gift.
As someone who wonders about the appropriateness of sending electronic greeting cards and the like, I also wonder about the giving of electronic gifts.
In this high tech era we live in, would you be happy if, on Christmas morning, instead of finding a book wrapped in paper under the tree, you found a book synced automatically to your Kindle, which someone had bought for you?
Presumably there is a system of notifying a person that they have received such a gift. Otherwise, they might open presents and do other things on Christmas, and not even notice their gift until later.
While on the subject of Amazon.com, here is some information I had drawn to my attention a while back, which I thought worth sharing…