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|11-28-2011, 05:14 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Device: iPad mini, Kindle Touch and PW
What type of leisure activity do you practice on the KFire
I'm curious about what new Kindle Fire users are actually doing with the new gadget....
Share your opinion or experience with us ...
|11-28-2011, 06:08 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2006
Device: iPad Mini 2, iPhone 5, Nexus 7.2
Mostly for reading in my case, but a close second is browsing the web when away from my computer.
|11-28-2011, 06:27 PM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Device: (previous: Kindle 2, Kindle Fire) Kindle 4 WiFi, K3K, KPW
For me it's about 70% reading including books, NYT and graphic novels. In that I also count "social news" that I get through Google reader. Then about 20% for web and 10% email. No games for me.
|11-28-2011, 06:32 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Texas, USA
Device: Others (sold/gifted), iPad Air, Kindle PW2, Xperia Z Ultra
Mixed here. Primarily reading (books, mags, news), then video, audio (Slacker cached radio stations, podcasts), little web browsing. I haven't played any games yet.
|11-28-2011, 09:29 PM||#7|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
I use mine for listening to music. It makes a great desktop radio if you own TuneIn Pro. It doesn't use much battery at all.
I also use it for Reading. I use Mantano as my default reading app. It's an epub reader but it allows me to change the background color and brightness of the book so I can read comfortable. I do this before bed each night. Read about 3 to 5 chapters so I can wind down and sleep.
I surf alot. Facebook works great on Silk. I use the Pulse app for my Google reader and so I can up to date on my RSS feeds and then I have Opera Mobile for other surfing sites that Silk doesn't like. I also listen to podcasts.
I have watched a few videos and played Angry birds when I am bored.
I even use it for recipes. I use Google docs for my recipes so I can use the Quick Office app to access them when I am cooking.
|11-29-2011, 03:46 AM||#8|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Device: iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, Kindle KB, NT, Fire, PW II
Reading and a few games.
Have to watch out not to load too many games to it, or it will share the same tragic fate as my iPad - claimed by my kids for playing and no longer available for me for reading.
|11-29-2011, 08:27 AM||#9|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Near Dallas, Texas, USA
Device: Kindle Paperwhite 2, iPad Mini, iPod Touch (5th gen)
As a musical instrument , drawing, radio, magazines, managing my finances, observing the weather, document editing, reading comics/books, and gaming.
Just typical stuff really.
|11-29-2011, 10:30 PM||#10|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: somewhere south of the mason dixon line
Device: Nexus 7 FHD (aka 2013, 2nd gen), Kindle 2, Samsung Galaxy s3
reading mostly, inclusive of reading this forum. have also really really been enjoying Pandora. picked one guitarists i like and in about 40 nonconsecutive hours it has yet to goof on style or genre of "similar" musicians even covering. loosely 5 decades of choices.
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