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Posted: 12/21/2009 10:33:08 AM EDT
Some sort of book reader device?
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:34:05 AM EDT
[#1]
yes
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:35:06 AM EDT
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Some sort of book reader device?




Yes.  Isnt google great?
Its an electronic book of sorts.  You download books and read them.  I have never seen/used one, but the people that I know have them love them.





http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0015T963C/?tag=googhydr-20&hvadid=4566159445&ref=pd_sl_19calxq4k4_e

 
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:44:09 AM EDT
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Got one, love it.



The Kindle versions of the books are cheaper and 5 minutes after you buy them they appear on your device.



Wife is a traditional book reader and was very skeptical of mine when I got it, now she wants her own.




Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:45:20 AM EDT
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Quoted:

Quoted:
Some sort of book reader device?

Yes.  Isnt google great?

Its an electronic book of sorts.  You download books and read them.  I have never seen/used one, but the people that I know have them love them.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0015T963C/?tag=googhydr-20&hvadid=4566159445&ref=pd_sl_19calxq4k4_e

http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/kindle/turing/photos/hello-05._V207963384_.jpg
 


I'd like to put my hands all over that...
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:47:34 AM EDT
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People are raving about them, I checked one out and didn't care for it personally. It'd make sense if you're someone who does a lot of traveling though. Barnes and Nobel is supposed to be coming out with a similar, much improved device.
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:48:06 AM EDT
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I don't know but I am FUCKING SICK of the damn commercial they run over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over on the damn Military Channel..

I know you guys have seen it...It has the broad laying on her back with the damn still frames made into a little cloud/air plane movie...
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:52:48 AM EDT
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People are raving about them, I checked one out and didn't care for it personally. It'd make sense if you're someone who does a lot of traveling though. Barnes and Nobel is supposed to be coming out with a similar, much improved device.


The Nook.  It is already out...sorta.



Sony is also coming out with a wireless E-book reader called the Daily Edition.  (in addition to their line of non-wireless ones already out)





 
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:53:25 AM EDT
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Got one, love it.



The Kindle versions of the books are cheaper and 5 minutes after you buy them they appear on your device.



Wife is a traditional book reader and was very skeptical of mine when I got it, now she wants her own.



...and a couple of months after you buy them they disappear forever.  Unlike real books that I give to a friend or hang onto to read later.  





 
Link Posted: 12/21/2009 10:58:29 AM EDT
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There's one under the tree with my name on it from my daughter.

 I git the leather cover and light too.  We're both avid readers, and it's smaller and lighter than a real book so it's easier to tote around on my duty days.  I'll give you all a range report after Christmas is anyone's interested.


 






ETA: As promised (but not requested)
a range report of the Amazon Kindle:




So far it's an amazing little device - slim (around 3/8").  The display is VERY easy to read, even before I changed the font size and it has a reflective screen so even in full sunlight there is no glare.  I downloaded Stephen Kings "Under The Dome" as my first read.  Matthew Bracken's books are not in the Kindle Store.  



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