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Old 10-28-2010, 11:04 AM   #1
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Ten ways to read without a book (TG Daily)

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Not sure if this was already covered somewhere, but if not, here it is.
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:30 AM   #2
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Photo of a Kindle is especially entertaining in comparison to all other e-reader photos.
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:44 AM   #3
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Even did the survey. Thanks, Steve -- that's ten minutes you owe me! Neil
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:48 AM   #4
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Even did the survey. Thanks, Steve -- that's ten minutes you owe me! Neil
What survey?
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:51 AM   #5
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Even did the survey. Thanks, Steve -- that's ten minutes you owe me! Neil
did we go to the same link? I didn't see a survey either
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:04 PM   #6
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Since when is this true? "Kindle supports all standard eReader file formats, plus Amazon's own proprietary format."
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:33 PM   #7
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Even did the survey. Thanks, Steve -- that's ten minutes you owe me! Neil
Yeah, I want to know what survey you're talking about, too.
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Old 10-28-2010, 09:35 PM   #8
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lol! You're right, the Kindle picture *is* messed up! I guess they felt too embarrassed to show a proper picture of it. Or else Amazon was and made them change it. lol. And as for the survey, yeah, I didn't see it either. Maybe they pulled it?
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:14 AM   #9
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I don't know what Amazon would have to be embarassed about. that is one of the early advertising pictures for the Kindle
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:27 AM   #10
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The Nook picture is of a NookColor, while the text describes the regular Nook. I imagine that could cause some confusion.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:34 AM   #11
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Same thing with the Sony 300/350 - that's last year's model; and no mention of the 950. But a good start for the non-reader public.
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Old 11-06-2010, 09:38 AM   #12
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The article missed a lot of other ways to read without a book: reading from Kindle applications on your computer, reading epubs in Firefox's e-reader, reading on various mobile phones and personal devices, and more. It was still a nice round-up.
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Old 11-06-2010, 06:45 PM   #13
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A bit misleading. As someone who read cereal boxes as a kid and will read the small print on anything when "occupied" without a catalog or manual at hand, I expected something other than ten ways to read a book without the printed copy at hand.

I suspect "book" will be with us as long as we "dial" phones.
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Old 11-07-2010, 01:38 AM   #14
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What survey?
Maybe the one mentioned in the second paragraph?

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Meanwhile, a Gallup Poll released in 2007 shows that one-quarter of Americans don't read books.
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Maybe the one mentioned in the second paragraph?
Um, no. A Gallup Poll that has released results is closed, while neilmarr talked about having JUST done the alleged survey at a link at which several people reported inability to find the survey he mentioned.
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