How do you read ebooks

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  1. AgentZero

    AgentZero Regular Member

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    I was thinking of getting one of those Amazon Kindles hxxp://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_kinh?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=ebook+reader&x=0&y=0 or the Sony PRS-505. Does anyone here use these Digital Book Readers, or recommend any particular model?
     
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    i just use adobe reader, its free @ adobe.com and will allow you to read anyhting ya got here....
     
  3. gnak

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    I have the Sony Reader PRS-505.

    What do you want to use it to read mainly?

    Amazon Kindle DOESN'T support .pdf files well, so if you read alot
    of IM documents like I do, Kindle is a no-no.
     
  4. simo

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    i use my computer to read it:):biggthump
     
  5. AgentZero

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    I cant read 100 page ebooks from a LCD computer screen, thanks for that gnak, so have you had any issues with your Sony and pdf files?
     
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  6. gnak

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    Well I've read many 100 page ebooks on my LCD computer screen :)

    What's your main purpose for wanting one?

    I love my PRS; just not using it as much as I'd like to make it really
    worthwhile, since I seem to always be reading on my laptop.

    But when I'm travelling, I do listen to music and read ebooks/reports
    from there.

    I'm not the kind to BUY novels online, so I mainly use it for IM education
    purposes.

    It ain't all that cheap either, so your main purpose in buying really does
    matter alot.
     
  7. AgentZero

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    ebooks, save money on paper, i cant really read a whole book from a computer screen, without getting eye strain.
     
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    I tend to read bits and pieces from all over. I do miss reading off of paper though.
     
  9. gnak

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    You've gotta read a whole darn lot before the money you spend
    on your reader equals the money you spend on paper.

    But go ahead and get one if you can afford it.

    I think you'll love it.