|01-09-2013, 02:42 AM||#31|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Nanaimo, BC Canada
Device: Samsung Galaxy Note
My smart phone doesn't tell me when there is email. The are only three distractions I allow on my smart phone.
1. Phone calls. If I was reading my e-reader and my cell phone rang, I would answer it anyway so it is no more of a distraction.
2. Scheduled appointments. If it is time to meet someone I WANT to be notified. So again, no issue here.
3. Texts. I hardly use texts. My wife might send me one to let me know where to meet her. More efficient and less of a distraction than a phone call.
The Internet, video and Angry Birds don't reach out and make me play or interrupt me while I am reading - I control that.
|01-10-2013, 01:35 PM||#32|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Michigan, USA
Device: Nook STR, rooted STR, iPad2, iPad 3, Kindle PW2, Nook Tablet & Color
When I can have a color e-ink iPad Mini, I will stop using a dedicated e-reader. But I like the e-ink and I don't see that preference changing. I'd prefer only having one device that could do everything if the perfect device existed, though.
|01-10-2013, 02:11 PM||#33|
What did you call me?
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: NJ, USA
|01-10-2013, 02:24 PM||#34|
Surfing the alpha waves ~
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: New Jersey
Device: Jetbook Lite, Jetbook Mini, Netbook, and two Androids
It wouldn't be perfect if there wasn't something I could find fault with!
|01-10-2013, 02:32 PM||#35|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Monroe Wisconsin
Device: K3, Kindle Paperwhite, Calibre, and Mobipocket for Pc (netbook)
It reminds me of a quote, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."
Amazon has both e-ink and tablets. lol.
|01-11-2013, 06:57 AM||#36|
Join Date: Mar 2011
Device: Kindle 4NT
|01-11-2013, 08:27 AM||#37|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Almere, The Netherlands
Device: Kindle DX Graphite/Kobo Aura HD
E Ink makes a beautiful 2400x1650 9.7" 300(!) DPI Pearl screen but nobody uses it. Probably because nobody (well, except a very few nutters with too much disposable income like me ) would pay what a reader with it would have to cost...
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