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Old 03-04-2008, 04:57 AM   #1
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Hi from me in snowy Scotland.

First saw the Sony Reader in a report late in Autumn 2007 - thought that was a good idea. Then the Kindle surfaced !

Only then did I realise there were such things as e-readers !! Don't laugh it's true - did numerous searches and was amazed.

I like the idea that an e-reader could help reduce the amount of paper used, though I recognise that's a very long term project. BUT I particularly like the idea of many books in one small piece of kit - and no more problems with storage............

Don't get me wrong, I love books - I always have . And many hard/soft backs are fond friends, especially art books. But I do have a serious problem with where to put bookcases etc, plus keeping cats away from them too !.

So after much deliberation I seem to be coming down to looking at the Bookeen CyGen3. I only want to read books, so nothing fancy - though the MP3 player will be a waste of time for me.

What a long intro ! sorry !

Raising a glass of whisky
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:55 AM   #2
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Welcome to MobileRead, GeoffC!

We have a lot of folks here who didn't know about e-reading devices until Amazon shoved the Kindle in their faces, so you're in good company. You can't know about something 'til you find out about it, and whatever else Amazon has done, they've certainly raised the profile of e-reading devices.
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:13 AM   #3
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:41 PM   #4
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Welcome to the boards, GeoffC

I'm sure you'll fit right in . . .
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Old 01-19-2012, 10:50 AM   #7
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Oh ! Golly Gosh fellers, what a warming welcome...
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