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Old 01-27-2011, 12:14 PM   #1
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"The book is dead. Long live the e-book!"

From free books to "borrowed" books:

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/...free-e-books/#

"The book is dead. Long live the e-book!

The e-book market has exploded, thanks to the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook, the Apple iPad and others digital readers. Once you've dropped a bundle on that new tablet, you don't need to spend to get more dough to get content for it: There are many ways to get free digital e-books. Here's what you need to know. "
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Old 01-27-2011, 12:19 PM   #2
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They might have mentioned that borrowing ebooks from your library is something your Kindle can't do.
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Old 01-27-2011, 02:43 PM   #3
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Manufacturers (that's Amazon now) never admit a flaw, J. That's why MobileRead exists, I guess. It's to expose the kinda thing you mention above. Bestests. Neil

PS: Still no word from China. We've just got to hang on. Yet another national holiday (lunar year) starts today and drags on for two weeks behind the Great Wall. Nothing moves at the speed of a fire-cracker there, eh? N
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Old 01-27-2011, 05:28 PM   #4
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Books died for Fox News viewers long ago.
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Old 01-27-2011, 07:32 PM   #5
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:19 PM   #6
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For Fox viewers? Books are something that happens in Vegas.
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:32 PM   #7
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I love my Kindle - it's so easy to carry around and read but, and there is always a but, books will always work even when there is no power of any kind.
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Old 01-27-2011, 09:03 PM   #8
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Now, to be fair, Fox viewers do read books. They just have to have a smirking talking head on the cover and a blurb that promises to reveal all the details of the liberal-communist-immigrant-moozlum-gay conspiracy to steal all our tax dollars, take our guns, and make us all eat a balanced breakfast. They put those books on the Bestsellers lists.
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Old 01-28-2011, 09:08 AM   #9
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:54 PM   #11
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Worse...

Sanity died for Fix news viewers even longer ago.
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:55 PM   #12
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I love my Kindle - it's so easy to carry around and read but, and there is always a but, books will always work even when there is no power of any kind.
You are in your room at night. The power goes out. You have no light. The books don't work.

I have my 650. Same night. It has power in the battery. The battery for the light cover has power. Guess what? I am reading, you are not.
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:59 PM   #13
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Now, to be fair, Fox viewers do read books. They just have to have a smirking talking head on the cover and a blurb that promises to reveal all the details of the liberal-communist-immigrant-moozlum-gay conspiracy to steal all our tax dollars, take our guns, and make us all eat a balanced breakfast. They put those books on the Bestsellers lists.
Yes, they do read books. But they read books written by the likes of George W. Bush, Ann Coulter, Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin. And that is what makes Fox news viewers scary people. What they think, what they read, and the lack of sanity.
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Old 01-30-2011, 02:06 PM   #15
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wow. and here I thought the content of the news was important. I'll remember this in the future...
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