Who has a 'Kindle' electronic reading device?

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ScottK

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#5
I don't know if I'd like that.
However - I'm considering getting one (or the Sony version) for my dad who has pretty severe rheumatoid arthritis in his hands... it would be easier than turning pages.

I would also love to hear any reviews from Covers about this or the Sony (Reader digital book)
 
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Dan Armstrong

#6
Re: Who has a Kindle electronic reading device?

I don't see anything in the Wikipedia article that indicates the thing can read PDF files, and there are a lot of e-books in that format.
From the wiki article:

"A user may also convert PDF files to supported formats using third-party software."
 

Jim Wynne

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#7
Re: Who has a Kindle electronic reading device?

From the wiki article:

"A user may also convert PDF files to supported formats using third-party software."
Which means that there's an additional step that needs to be taken which isn't necessary with other readers (and shouldn't be with the Kindle).
 

Crusader

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Broke down and bought one. Not for me though. Hubby is using it and so far he's content. Easy to use and see. Good signal strength. Found out that a reboot is recommended about once a week. Their whispernet network uses the Sprint network. So if you have good Sprint signals in your area, you should be fine.
 
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