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Old 08-31-2012, 11:04 AM   #46
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Anyway, who has ever hear of a "paperwhite"? "White paper" yes, but I've also heard (and seen) red paper, green paper, yellow paper, even pink paper (I really don't like this kind since utility companies like to send bills using it).
I have heard of paperwhites, they are flowers.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:04 AM   #47
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How did you all survive before e-readers? moving your fingers to turn paper books must have been a nightmare for you guys.
This is kind of a first world problem. But why should I take one step backward, if I already have an ereader with page turn buttons that fits perfectly?
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:06 AM   #48
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I have heard of paperwhites, they are flowers.
Indeed. A variety of Narcissus, I believe.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:12 AM   #49
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:16 AM   #50
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I would be keenly interested in any screen improvement plus lighting. The battery life sounds too good to be true. Wait and see, eh?

I do like having both buttons and touch in my PRS-650 but I could live without the buttons for a screen, battery, and lighting improvement. I lug my Sony LED light/case everywhere and it adds weight & bulk.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:26 AM   #51
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At least it says "front-lit"
They made a different mistake. It's 8 weeks, not 8 hours.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:28 AM   #52
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They made a different mistake. It's 8 weeks, not 8 hours.
They think it's a tablet
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:49 AM   #53
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They think it's a tablet
Maybe it is.
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Hmm, I may finally have a reason to upgrade my k3. I hope improved contrast comes from the screen, not from the light when on, because from what I hear, having the light diffuser decreases contrast when light is off, which is how I read most of the time
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:54 AM   #55
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BTW, Amazon was rumoured to come to my country this September or October. It sadly now slipped well into july 2013 or something. I was very eager to buy a kindle, but couldn't hold it any longer: today's my birthday and I ordered a few days ago an iriver Story instead. It's available here and very cheap now thanks both to its age and not much success, luckly for me.

Soon enough, my days of backlit LCD alone are over.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:55 AM   #56
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Hmm, I may finally have a reason to upgrade my k3. I hope improved contrast comes from the screen, not from the light when on, because from what I hear, having the light diffuser decreases contrast when light is off, which is how I read most of the time
I've seen the Nook Glowlight with the light turned off and to me it looks fine. If there is a decrease in contrast it is negligible in my opinion.
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but tapping on the screen requires even less muscular effort than pressing a button!
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BTW, Amazon was rumoured to come to my country this September or October. It sadly now slipped well into july 2013 or something. I was very eager to buy a kindle, but couldn't hold it any longer: today's my birthday and I ordered a few days ago an iriver Story instead. It's available here and very cheap now thanks both to its age and not much success, luckly for me.

Soon enough, my days of backlit LCD alone are over.
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