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Old 11-21-2008, 07:58 AM   #1
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Kindle / Sony Reader formats

I am sure this question will have been asked before but, if so, I cannot find an answer, so I aplogise in advance for asking it.

In the Uk I cannot buy the Kindle at the moment but I am hesitating about the Sony Reader. What would tip it for me would be if I can buy ebooks from amazon.co.uk or amazon.com which I can read on the Sony and if the native kindle format can be converted to read on a Sony.

Further I keep reading about many sites for ebooks but have never come across any site listing these and which let a novice know if they are OK on the Sony.

Here's hoping someone can help.

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You can't buy Kindle books unless you have a Kindle registered on your account AND a US-issued credit card.
See here for alternative book sources. There are shops that sell LRF or EPUB files (which are readable on Sony), and most LIT, Mobi and eReader books can be converted for Sony with some extra work.
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You can't buy Kindle books unless you have a Kindle registered on your account AND a US-issued credit card.
See here for alternative book sources. There are shops that sell LRF or EPUB files (which are readable on Sony), and most LIT, Mobi and eReader books can be converted for Sony with some extra work.
Thank you very much for that information
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