BREAKING (2009-10-07) : The Kindle 2 is now available for overseas market as well. So please read the following blog post if your country is not covered by the latest scheme, or you want to know more about other Kindle information.
I always thought there is no way to “subscribe” to US newspapers and magazines outside US for your Kindle as the delivery method for these stuff are through the WhisperNet, which is available only in US. However, with the useful note from Joe of Melbourne, there is a way – that is, just use the “Buy now with 1-click” option to buy the current issue of the newspaper or magazine. With this approach I bought today’s Chicago Tribune at US$ 0.75. Not as cheap as the monthly subscription, but it works !!
Step 1: Find your newspaper or magazine and buy the current issue.
Step 2: Select the device, I found that you cannot purchase for your iPhone. Only Kindle is available as an option.
Step 3: Confirm your purchase and you will find a new item for download in the Manage Your Kindle page. Download the document to your computer, and then transfer to your Kindle.
Step 4: Then “read” the newspaper as any book, but you can go to the section page of the newspaper to select your favorite section. By the way, Press Alt+Shift+G together can take screenshots of your Kindle (and the GIF file will be stored in the document folder).
Update 1 : The Kindle 2 is now available for overseas market as well. So please read this blog post if your country is not covered by the latest scheme only