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Old 11-27-2011, 09:44 PM   #1
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Kindle Fire has ruined my relationship...

...with my Kindle Touch. I have preferred reading on the Kindle Fire lately. I don't know when I would go back to the Kindle Touch. Even my iPad has been a little jealous.

Anyone else have this issue?
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Same here with my Kindle 4 who feels very abandon.
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I thought maybe I'd continue doing my long form reading on the Kindle Touch. But that hasn't happened. I've enjoyed reading on the Kindle Fire. The LCD doesn't bother me, I'm use to staring at LCD's for extended periods.
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I thought maybe I'd continue doing my long form reading on the Kindle Touch. But that hasn't happened. I've enjoyed reading on the Kindle Fire. The LCD doesn't bother me, I'm use to staring at LCD's for extended periods.
The only time it bothers me if I try to use the Kindle app in the dark. Screen Filter really helps out though.
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My Kindle Touch will be here tomorrow. Will have to see how it plays out.
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Old 11-27-2011, 10:22 PM   #6
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Haven't touched my Sony T1 since I bought the Fire.
It, the T1, may wind up on ebay sooner than later.
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My Kindle Touch will be here tomorrow. Will have to see how it plays out.
Yes. Let us know. I'm always interested in use cases.

I'm sure I'll go back to it, probably for traveling & need the longer battery life.

I mean it's a great device, just liking the Fire more for now. Lol.
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I havent even charged my K3 or DXG sine thefire got here. Haven't used either of them once... come to think of it, I haven't even used the computer...
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Yes. Let us know. I'm always interested in use cases.

I'm sure I'll go back to it, probably for traveling & need the longer battery life.

I mean it's a great device, just liking the Fire more for now. Lol.
I bought it simply to have an eInk device around when conditions warrant it. Other than that, I plan to make use of it for audiobooks. Just signed up for an audible.com membership. You get a complimentary audio subscription to the Wall Street Journal or NY Times (you can switch back and forth if you choose). I know I can use the Audible app on the Fire or any tablet. Looking forward to the compact size of the Touch for this purpose though. Whether it's in the car or someplace else.
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The only time it bothers me if I try to use the Kindle app in the dark. Screen Filter really helps out though.
Yes, it's hard to beat the kindle e-ink devices as far as darkness in the dark is concerned ;-)

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What I mean the Kindle app is too bright unlike Mantano which I use as my main reader app because it has a second setting so I can lower the brightness of the book to perfect night time reading level. The Kindle App on the Fire does not have this but the stock Kindle Android app does. I don't know why they left it out but I have sent feedback asking for it to be put back in.
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Same here.
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See, I just returned my Kindle Fire.. since I just can't see using it for extended reading session compared to the touch... which I can easily hold in 1 hand with little to no effort. The Fire is just too heavy for this, and the LCD screen is not as eye friendly to me.

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See, I just returned my Kindle Fire.. since I just can't see using it for extended reading session compared to the touch... which I can easily hold in 1 hand with little to no effort. The Fire is just too heavy for this, and the LCD screen is not as eye friendly to me.

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I read one handed with the Fire. Did you try it in a case?

I agree without the Screen Filter app the LCD can burn your eyeballs. I keep mine a 0% but in the dark it's way tooo bright!
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