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View Poll Results: Will you be upgrading to the Paperwhite II proposed below?
Yes. Upgrading from Paperwhite. 17 22.67%
Yes. Upgrading from and old reader, or different brand. 7 9.33%
No. Have Paperwhite already. Not enough improvement. 44 58.67%
No. I haven't got a PW, but will wait until my reader breaks. 7 9.33%
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Old 08-14-2013, 10:45 AM   #106
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Don't know about anyone else, but for the past few days, the ads on my PW are half off accessories, 5 bucks off leather smart case, stuff like that. Seems like they are emptying the warehouse...
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:39 PM   #107
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less is more.

I chose one font and one font size and that's it for me. I'm not a gadget tinkerer, I'm a reader wanting to read.
Exactly that's why I want to be able to change the font and size most comfortable for my eyes, which is never the default sizes or fonts offered with the device thus custom fonts and sizes.
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:08 PM   #108
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If the screen and lighting were the same (or better) than the Kobo Aura I would upgrade.
I don't need any other bells and whistles. I want to focus on reading, not social networking, and depending on the material I find it difficult to concentrate with music playing.
I'm afraid I'm becoming single threaded in my dotage.
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:34 PM   #109
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I tend to agree. but I listen to ambient music when reading.

Music with words is really distracting.
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Old 08-20-2013, 06:21 PM   #110
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Don't know about anyone else, but for the past few days, the ads on my PW are half off accessories, 5 bucks off leather smart case, stuff like that. Seems like they are emptying the warehouse...
Well, at one point I complained about ads for movies and stuff that were kinda prust (yiddish for "Coarse, common, vulgar, rough; (socially) unrefined" and usually something of a general man+womanish nature, and in this case a woman wearing immodest clothing) which as a religious Jew I naturally cannot have as a screensaver on my Kindle. Got them to take off the "Special Offers" on my Kindle but they may have decided to tone down the general presence of stuff that anyone could in any way object to no matter what or why...

Though I wouldn't think I personally would have that big an effect on Amazon policy...
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Old 08-21-2013, 07:57 PM   #111
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In my case, the answer is no, b/c the pw2 will probably be just as unsuitable for me as the pw1. I've been left behind by amazon. I'm stuck with the k3.
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If it will not have turn page button(s) i will not buy it.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:38 PM   #114
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Old 08-25-2013, 12:14 PM   #115
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Unfortunately Sischa I think non touch screen ereaders will be a dying breed.
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:39 AM   #116
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Will I buy a thing without knowing anything about its proper specifications or even its existence, and base my decision on someone's wet dreams?
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Old 08-26-2013, 08:02 AM   #117
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For the time being my K3 is fine, but I'll consider an upgrade. It depends on how good the screen actually is. That's what finally pulled me away from my K1.

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Old 08-26-2013, 04:55 PM   #118
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Judging from early screen discoloration problems with PW, I would wait 6 months. Not to mention Calibre may not work with the new Kindle.

I would wait and see.
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Judging from early screen discoloration problems with PW, I would wait 6 months. Not to mention Calibre may not work with the new Kindle.
I would wait and see.
Calibre will still work just fine, unless the Kindle no longer allows you to sideload books by treating the Kindle documents/music/audible/etc. folders as a removable drive. Calibre is no different than sideloading a book yourself manually.
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The Paperwhite Wifi is gone:
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That leads me to believe a refresh is just around the corner. I wonder if it will match the improvements that the Kobo has been making with the Kobo Aura and Aura HD?
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