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Old 08-24-2014, 11:19 AM   #136
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Sadly enough I have a ton of ereaders! I have

Kindle 3, Kindle 4 silver, Kindle 4 black, Kindle Touch, Kindle PW 2, Nook STR, Kobo Glo, and Kobo Aura HD.
Hmmm. Let's add them up, shall we?

Kindle 3: 241g
Kindle 4: 170g (x2)
Kindle Touch: 213g
Kindle PW2: 206g
Nook STR: 212g
Kobo Glo: 185g
Kobo Aura HD: 240g

Total: 1637g, or 1.637kg

Somewhat less than "a ton"
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Old 08-25-2014, 02:47 AM   #137
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Old 08-25-2014, 08:36 AM   #138
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Total: 1637g, or 1.637kg

Somewhat less than "a ton"
Well maybe if we took the weight of all the books they can hold...
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Old 08-25-2014, 08:37 AM   #139
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:45 AM   #140
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I have a number of retired units in the United States that I should probably sell, like an ancient Sony 505.

And something like three Rocket ebook readers - or else they were the GEB 1100?
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I have 6 eink ereaders in my house. My son has a Sony T2. My husband has a Bebook Mini and a Kobo Glo, he only uses the Glo now because he likes the built in light and the fact that I installed Coolreader for him so he can change pages by tapping exactly where he wants to. I have an original Cybook which is only a backup now as the software is very slow, a Sony T1 with FBReader installed, and Kobo Glo with Coolreader installed. I use the Glo most of the time now because my husband likes that the back light is not as bright as my booklight was. The Sony is a great backup though and since I got it was refurbished and on sale I do not mind not using it all the time.

I think I just love technology and the ereaders are getting better and better all the time. Maybe what I need to do is create a tech review website so that I can try out these great toys without having to buy each one.
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  • technology improves. The great device you see now is not the end-all and be-all. (Corollary: seldom should you buy spares.)
  • technology prices deflate. That device that is priced at half off what it was yesterday is not necessarily a must-buy.
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I actually just bought an iRex Illiad, so that brings up my total to 8.
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