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Old 09-03-2013, 01:33 PM   #46
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I thought the Paperwhite used IR beams instead of a capacitive touch screen. My mistake, then.
The Kindle Touch has an IR screen, but the PW is capacitive. I have both and find they work equally well.
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:00 PM   #47
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The Kindle Touch has an IR screen, but the PW is capacitive. I have both and find they work equally well.
Are you buying one, Harry?
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:02 PM   #48
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:05 PM   #49
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:21 PM   #50
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I have one on order. Expected delivery date October 4th.
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:34 PM   #51
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I have one on order. Expected delivery date October 4th.


Started a new thread for sharing delivery dates here:

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=221600
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:41 PM   #52
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I'm guessing that Text-To-Speech is still MIA? Kind of strange if it is, as Audible was bought by Amazon and you can now sync your reading between Audible apps and Kindle apps pretty much everywhere except on the last (and maybe this) Paperwhite.
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:35 PM   #53
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I preordered one. I don't suppose anyone knows yet whether Amazon is upgrading the cases too?
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:36 PM   #54
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I am going to have to give in and just not read in bed after I've used my hand cream.
I put the cream on the back of my hand, then use the back of my other hand to spread it around. The fronts of my hands are not nearly as dry. If I remember, I do the whole of both hands once I put my reader down.
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Old 09-03-2013, 06:16 PM   #55
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I put the cream on the back of my hand, then use the back of my other hand to spread it around. The fronts of my hands are not nearly as dry. If I remember, I do the whole of both hands once I put my reader down.
A reader must do what they have to! It's just the way it is! Whatever sacrifice must be made!

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Old 09-03-2013, 06:17 PM   #56
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I preordered one. I don't suppose anyone knows yet whether Amazon is upgrading the cases too?
They say that the cases will not be changed in this review: http://gizmodo.com/the-new-amazon-ki...e-k-1245621747

Look in the "Hardware" section for the comment.

Anyone see anything about what software upgrades might hit the current gen PW? I'm loving the "Page Flip" feature.
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Old 09-03-2013, 06:19 PM   #57
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Old 09-03-2013, 06:57 PM   #58
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A reader must do what they have to! It's just the way it is! Whatever sacrifice must be made!

Absolutely! I've actually always used this technique, I never liked getting lotion on paper pages, either.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:42 PM   #59
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I'm not going to upgrade until they add buttons. That's what drives me crazy about the Nook HD+

Touch screens have their uses, but they do not adequately replace buttons.
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I'm not going to upgrade until they add buttons. That's what drives me crazy about the Nook HD+

Touch screens have their uses, but they do not adequately replace buttons.

You will have a long wait. Looks like except for Sony buttons are long gone and they are not coming back.
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