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Old 09-28-2011, 03:03 PM   #61
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Regarding the Fire -- I am correct in assuming we will be able to side load other (DRM-free .mobi) books and documents as with previous Kindle devices?
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:06 PM   #62
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Regarding the Fire -- I am correct in assuming we will be able to side load other (DRM-free .mobi) books and documents as with previous Kindle devices?
I don't see why not.

Edit: just checked the product page.

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I don't see why not.
Thanks for that -- I hadn't refreshed the web page from this morning. <slithering away embarassed>

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Old 09-28-2011, 03:29 PM   #64
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Decided to jump on board the band wagon. Got a Touch 3G SO for myself.
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:32 PM   #65
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Well he'll be happy as he was getting me a T1 which is $149 so a $99 gift he have to buy me a cover as well later.

Its funny he and my mom compete on gifts so I just sit back and enjoy it.
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:38 PM   #66
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I am not so sure about replacing my 1 month old Kindle 3G. The new one is touch, right, but everything else, especially screen size, is similar. Yeah, 1 oz less, but ...

Now, trying to think with my brain and not my emotions. Because My iPad 2 does everything I need, including reading Magazines and PDFs with GoodReader. The Kindle Fire is smaller, which is actually very convenient but reduces display's area as well.
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:39 PM   #67
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I did notice on the new Kindles we get covers finally am I right with what I am seeing?

Nevermind that pic is of the new Kindle Store.

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Old 09-28-2011, 03:39 PM   #68
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Decided to jump on board the band wagon. Got a Touch 3G SO for myself.
Finally!

Welcome, at last, to Kindle's family!!!! ....
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Welcome, at last, to Kindle's family!!!! ....
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:43 PM   #70
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Yes, covers are available for pre-order if that is what you mean.
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:44 PM   #71
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I ordered two Fires for the children (ages 9 and 11). This is what the NOOKcolor should've been. If I was in the market for a 7" tablet I would certainly get one and a Touch 3G. NOOKcolor can't compete with no content and lacking app store.
I agree! That's what I've been explaining on the B&N forum for over a year, but people "threw me tomatoes" every time I made the comment.

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Old 09-28-2011, 04:14 PM   #72
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I'm buying the $79.99 Kindle and am getting it tomorrow (gotta love cheap 1 day shipping). I'm so excited to get my first e-reader.
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Old 09-28-2011, 04:16 PM   #73
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I'm buying the $79.99 Kindle and am getting it tomorrow (gotta love cheap 1 day shipping). I'm so excited to get my first e-reader.
Tomorrow? what you mean with tomorrow! I thought actual delivery was for November. Or, that date only applies for Kindle Fire tablet?

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Ignore my comment, that one is shipped next day or available since now.
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Old 09-28-2011, 04:21 PM   #74
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The dates listed in the previous post are DELIVERY dates, not ship dates. The ship date would still be Nov. 22 and the delivery dates imply standard shipping selected.
Good point, my bad.
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