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Is the Amazon kindle any good?

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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
Does anyone have one are they any good?
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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
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#1
Yes there amazing, had mine since lanch date and use it most days. I've got the non 3g version as i never needed a book that badly and the battery life is about 4 weeks.
#2
they look the balls tbh! i really want one.
can you connect them to a PC and say upload PDFs and other ebooks, or does it all need to come from the kindle store?
#3
been trying to convince myself too.
#4
I would be more inclined if the price of kindle books wasn't pretty much the same as printed, for most they seem to just knock ten pence off.

I do love the look of them though.
#5
Got mine on Thursday, love it but haven't worked it all out yet. Loads of free books available in pdf format.
#6
Amazing bit of kit

yes you can connect to PC and upload pdf's
yes you can obtain any non protected ebook and change the format so it's readable on a kindle using software called "calibre" (that's what I use anyways to convert pdf's to .mobi format)
you can have more than 1 kindle attached to your amazon account so any ebooks you do buy can be shared between the kindles (wife kids etc etc)

since buying a kindle i actually read again and love it too!!!
#7
I have had mine since Christmas and love it.. Does everything I need it to, books, newspapers downloaded daily and can download large pdf documents, also has an email address so I can mail things I need to i,t for work... My work bag is now so much smaller :-)
#8
Highly rated by everyone I know. If I still got the train to work I'd defo get one tho as Ungreat says it's a pity they can't knock more of the price of ebooks.
#9
Anyone know how it compares to the new Sony Touch Edition PRS-650?

I've been thinking about one - curently using my iPhone but the text is a bit small when reading pdf format ones
#10
well it all sounds good, i've been told that you can download books from the torrentz sites for it.
#11
starsparkle2311


Yep I'm the same. They look great, was considering one as a Xmas present for my daughter, who is a total bookworm but it seems cheaper to by the old fashioned paper books at the moment.


Most of the books that i have bought are cheaper on the Kindle, maybe not by much, but then you have to remember that a large proportion of a books cost is in editing, etc, which isn't eliminated by making the format electronic.

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