|12-18-2010, 02:09 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Gainesville, FL
Shopping my first ebook reader
I am so new, I don't even have a gadget yet. I am going to get one soon, but so far I have been baffled by the new array of tablets that have come onto the market.
Anyway, I am a self-employed window cleaner in Gainesville, FL. My kids are grown and my wife and I have only a chihuahua. I am an audiobook junkie, but there are times I wish I had the text to look at and make reference to. I will likely be most interested in reference works and history books.
I was set on getting a nook, but I have a customer with a nook, and she says she thinks the kindle is much better. Then she suggested that I get the Samsung Tab. Great. I feel like I am starting the hunt all over again!
Anyway, I am trying to spend less than $200.
|12-18-2010, 03:11 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Northern Virginia, USA
Device: Sony PRS-505, iPhone 5, Sony T1, iPad 3
Hi Don and welcome to MobileRead
|12-18-2010, 03:39 PM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Device: PRS-505; PRS-350, PRS-T1, iPad mini, HP Touchpad, Aura HD
Welcome Don! Best of luck finding an e-book reader. To be honest, you'll probably be happy with your e-ink reader regardless of which one you get, so don't worry!
|12-18-2010, 04:07 PM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Vancouver Island Canada
Device: Kobo Touch, Optimus One (2.3), Nexus 7 (4.2)
The kindle supports mp3 so if you like audio books you may want to look into that, it also has e-ink, i think the sony has mp3 to but if your not reading much maybe an lcd would be better like and ipod touch, the e-ink is good for reading lots like hours
|12-18-2010, 04:44 PM||#6|
Stampeders clinch first!
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: jetBook Lite, Kindle 4
This deal is the best I am aware of, financially. I'm pleased with mine. The deal is good through the 20th.
|12-19-2010, 06:52 AM||#9|
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Join Date: Mar 2008
Device: Cybook Gen3 , Pocketbook 302 (Black) , Nexus 10: wife has PW
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