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Old 12-07-2010, 11:58 PM   #1
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Got a Kindle! [Need HELP picking a case!]

Yay! I just got a 3g Kindle with 3 year accidental plan. Now I need help picking a case for my device. The selection at Best Buy didn't seem that great... It had the original Kindle case; however, was not sure how good that case is.

Best Buy also had a few other m-edge case; however, I didn't like the colors.

Can you guys recommend me a few cases? Also I am planning on taking my ebook reader to the gym. So I don't want something that is too bulky, but at the same time not too flimsy.
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:02 AM   #2
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I have mine in a M-Edge Latitude jacket, and i love it. It is protected really well, i can just put it in my handbag, also not bulky to handle.

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Old 12-08-2010, 06:18 AM   #3
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I give up. can we have an accessories sticky back?
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Old 12-08-2010, 07:20 AM   #4
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I give up. can we have an accessories sticky back?
Yes please, I wouldn't want to say over and over again (like a broken record) that I have, same as KindleKitten, Oak Iris , WT, Bjones and many more, a beautiful sturdy Oberoncover.

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Old 12-08-2010, 07:34 AM   #5
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Just pick one. It's not like you're locked in for life if you don't like it.
I got the standard case for my Kindle 2, and to be perfectly honest, I've never thought about it or even really noticed it since.
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Old 12-08-2010, 08:01 AM   #6
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Here is an amazing cover, compact, very durable and inexpensive:
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Aluminum-Met...item255f7d9e27
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Old 12-08-2010, 08:04 AM   #7
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I bought one on ebay for 6.50 shipped and it does the job as well as any.
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Old 12-08-2010, 08:44 AM   #8
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I like the one made by mCover. It was only $10!
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:22 AM   #9
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Here is an amazing cover, compact, very durable and inexpensive:
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Aluminum-Met...item255f7d9e27
Do you actually have that cover? Does it work like a book stand as they show in the picture? Is the angle adjustable? Or does the front cover just swing all the way around the back and not allow it to stand up?
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:15 AM   #10
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I have a lighted Kindle case (gift for my daughter), a Marware eco-flip, and a JAVOedge book style case... all waiting for an upcoming birthday and Christmas so that I can see how they work with the Kindle 3 (also waiting on the above special days)!

(I meant to order the JAVOedge mimo flip, but accidentally ordered the book style case. Oh well, will be interesting to see how that compares to the Marware flip).
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:35 AM   #11
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No, I just ordered this cover today.
This cover has a five-way angle control (see photo)
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:47 AM   #12
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No, I just ordered this cover today.
This cover has a five-way angle control (see photo)
welcome to the forums TSV!

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Old 12-08-2010, 12:38 PM   #13
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I think TSV means the pictures lower down on the ebay site - I had not noticed them initially. I guess there's the little flange and it would fit into the slots shown on another picture. What's unclear is what the rear of the case is made of or looks like? There's one picture with kind of black (partial covering) and speaker ports but another showing all aluminum back and speaker ports??

The price seems almost reasonable and it would be a good case for taking the kindle on hikes and protecting it in packs.

edited to add: I am having a bit of trouble at lunch hour using the Amazon case. It is either too flat on a table or too upright for good reading. I keep trying to find something to prop it up at a proper angle.

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Old 12-08-2010, 01:01 PM   #14
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What's unclear is what the rear of the case is made of or looks like? There's one picture with kind of black (partial covering) and speaker ports but another showing all aluminum back and speaker ports?
The picture with the black in it is just showing the cushion liner in the case with out a kindle in it.
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Old 12-08-2010, 01:27 PM   #15
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Hi RedNara! I recommend building your own case--it's easy, it's cheap, and you can customize it to suit your interests. I built the one in the photos recently and it cost me about $10 (estimating upwards). An old Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew book would work perfectly also.

Future plans: to build one w/ a built-in book light...

Have fun w/ the Kindle!
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