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Tinkfan
30-07-2010, 12:05 PM
I have a quick question for you techies! I would like to get one of the new readers that are on the market, which is the best one? Easiest to use and with the most available books. Barnes and Noble also has a new one with 100 classics already downloaded. Any help would be great. I am sooo not a techie!:tongue:

Skywatcher
30-07-2010, 12:53 PM
iPad :D there thats put the cat amongst the pidgeons aint it ;)

Seriously - I looked at a Kindle and the iBooks works just so soo much better for me , plus you can do so much more than read books on it - but it works as a stand alone reader as well for my money :yes:

Deafjeff
30-07-2010, 01:13 PM
Ipad!

:tralala:

catrancher
30-07-2010, 01:47 PM
Another vote for iPad. And you can get the free Kindle app for the iPad so if iBooks isn't enough, there's always the Kindle store too!

Sort of best of both worlds kind of thing. :yes:

Tom (:macwave:... pops out... yet again!)

josh.p.
30-07-2010, 02:04 PM
iPad :D I've never liked eBooks, ever. I think books need a nice book smell and a nice cover, but since I've had my iPad, I've read more books than in the past year!

Johnie
30-07-2010, 02:59 PM
I've got the Sony and LOVE it!

foreverducky
30-07-2010, 03:43 PM
I have Kindle and I love it! Amazon is going to be releasing a newer version that is smaller and quicker. Same price as it is now, $189.

Johnie
30-07-2010, 03:47 PM
My mom was telling me that. No idea why you would want it smaller though.

foreverducky
30-07-2010, 09:33 PM
Lighter wouldn't be bad, but not smaller. To me it's the perfect size. I like the faster idea though, but honestly, I'm perfectly content with the one I have.

Johnie
30-07-2010, 09:44 PM
Mine doesn't weigh hardly anything. But, yes, faster is always better :-)

foreverducky
30-07-2010, 09:49 PM
I was just on Amazon and saw that the screen is the same size, but the Kindle itself is smaller. It has the 6 inch screen.

Johnie
30-07-2010, 09:52 PM
oh ok, good to know.

Tinkfan
30-07-2010, 10:44 PM
:unsure: What does the IPad do that the others don't?

BUTTERHEAD1
31-07-2010, 05:47 AM
One thing about the Kindle, my son has one and he broke it(he threw his book bag) so I called Amazon and they sent a replacement with no questions asked. Since I bought the Kindle he reads a book every 3-4 days. It was one of the best things I bought him.

Skywatcher
31-07-2010, 12:31 PM
:unsure: What does the IPad do that the others don't?

Well as well as being a superb reader you can....

Surf the web
Email
Listen to music
Watch videos
Wordprocess
Social network
Share and keep photos/ use it as a photo frame
Play games
..... And a million billion other things as well :yes:

S'all good:D

catrancher
31-07-2010, 12:38 PM
Well as well as being a superb reader you can....

Surf the web
Email
Listen to music
Watch videos
Wordprocess
Social network
Share and keep photos/ use it as a photo frame
Play games
..... And a million billion other things as well :yes:

S'all good:D

And Maps. Don't forget Maps!

What's an iPad, here's what the commercial (http://www.apple.com/ipad/gallery/#ad) has to say!

And here's the Guided Tours (http://www.apple.com/ipad/guided-tours/) if you need more information!

Tom (:macwave:... it's beyond cool!)

Tinkfan
31-07-2010, 10:04 PM
:wave: Wow, amazing!! Thanks so much, will share with my husband!:hug2:

Tink
02-08-2010, 12:50 PM
Remember Sister Tinkfan, you'll NEED a to be able to get to the web! :yes: :D :D (From your lap, I mean, not from a desktop). :yes:

josh.p.
02-08-2010, 12:53 PM
Plus, how cool does the iPad look?? :wink:

Tinkfan
02-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Remember Sister Tinkfan, you'll NEED a to be able to get to the web! :yes: :D :D (From your lap, I mean, not from a desktop). :yes:

I don't have a laptop though Tink or the I-Pad yet. I will have Ben call Johnnie so she can update after surgery though! If my absent minded professor remembers :tongue: I'll be in ICU for a few days I'm told and they don't have the web! So kind of Johnie to volunteer! We have a wonderful site.

Johnie
02-08-2010, 05:02 PM
Glad to do it :hug2: