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    BrownWings: AirViceMarshall Senior Member Furunculus's Avatar
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    i like the 9" asus version provided you can use kobo books.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Furunculus View Post
    i like the 9" asus version provided you can use kobo books.
    Yeah, I can't see having any use for the second one. Looks like it'd be awkward to hold and highly breakable. Plus if those are backlit LCD screens, they'd cause alot of eyestrain.
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    I got excited about the first one: e-ink and large (compared to some others).
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    I like my kindle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TosaInu View Post
    I got excited about the first one: e-ink and large (compared to some others).
    Yeah, that one looks pretty nice. The question is does it support any major content providers' storefronts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beskar View Post
    I like my kindle.
    Yeah. I got a Kindle for my mom for Christmas and she loves it. It is a neat little gizmo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiahou View Post
    Yeah, that one looks pretty nice. The question is does it support any major content providers' storefronts?
    That's a question for many indeed. I recall having seen somewhere that some readers don't hit the US market because they don't support any. This one is said to do. Or do I get it all wrong.

    The Kindle DX still has something thatís more important than those hardware specs. It has access to the Kindle Store.

    This is a common theme among nearly all new ebook readers. They might have solid hardware, but a robust catalog of content isnít available. The readers are just expected to survive on their own without a clear-cut content delivery system. Thatís the primary reason many of the ebook readers announced world-wide will never make it to the States. There just isnít a market for non-Kindle or non-Nook readers here. Itís all about the content.


    I can't predict my tomorrows demand, but today I just want a big reader to view my own A4 sized PDF files.
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