Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book General > News

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-09-2009, 03:37 PM   #196
Ervserver
Wizard
Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Ervserver ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Ervserver's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,625
Karma: 1008294
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Iowa, USA
Device: Nook Simple Touch
I'd prefer the Kindle to have Wi-Fi, would likely make the Kindle less expensive as well. I'm guessing $50 -$100
Ervserver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2009, 03:39 PM   #197
pilotbob
Grand Sorcerer
pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.pilotbob ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
pilotbob's Avatar
 
Posts: 19,488
Karma: 11248282
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tampa, FL USA
Device: Kindle Touch
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ervserver View Post
I'd prefer the Kindle to have Wi-Fi, would likely make the Kindle less expensive as well. I'm guessing $50 -$100
I very much doubt it.

BOb
pilotbob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2009, 03:59 PM   #198
Alisa
Gadget Geek
Alisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongue
 
Alisa's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,324
Karma: 22221
Join Date: Aug 2007
Device: Paperwhite, Kindle 3 (retired), Skindle 1.2 (retired)
Quote:
Originally Posted by pilotbob View Post
I very much doubt it.

BOb
Yep. It's not like the EVDO hardware is terribly expensive and WiFi hardware isn't free. There may be some sort of activation fee to Sprint but you can bet it's not the $25 we pay and Amazon is likely paying for data used at a reduced rate. They're not paying for a monthly account for every Kindle the way we consumers do for our phones.
Alisa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2009, 04:57 PM   #199
vivlio
Member
vivlio began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 13
Karma: 10
Join Date: Nov 2008
Device: none
It's useless.Crappy.Only 2gb, without a memory card slot, it doesn't support pdf files natively no wifi as mentioned above.Too bad that plasticlogic's reader slipped for january 2010.
If someone gets it PLEASE POST FOR US on the screen contrast.
vivlio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2009, 07:01 PM   #200
Ediciona
Senior Member
Ediciona began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 2
Karma: 10
Join Date: Feb 2009
Device: none
Quote:
Originally Posted by WilliamG View Post
Well there we go. 16 shades of grey, up from 4. 25% better battery life, 20% faster screen refresh, TTS, super thin, charges via USB AND via AC (comes with both cables). I just ordered 2 - one for me and one for the wife.
Let us know once you & your wife got your Kindles 2 and try them... it seems Kindle is coming massive on Spain sometime this year... we really hope so.
Ediciona is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2009, 07:05 PM   #201
desertgrandma
Enjoying the show....
desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.desertgrandma ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
desertgrandma's Avatar
 
Posts: 14,277
Karma: 8205255
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Arizona
Device: A K1, Kindle Paperwhite, an Ipod, IPad2, Iphone, an Ipad Mini & macAir
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ediciona View Post
Let us know once you & your wife got your Kindles 2 and try them... it seems Kindle is coming massive on Spain sometime this year... we really hope so.

?? Could you explain?
desertgrandma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2009, 01:49 PM   #202
JSWolf
Resident Curmudgeon
JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
JSWolf's Avatar
 
Posts: 36,208
Karma: 17169472
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad, nook STR
Quote:
Originally Posted by vivlio View Post
It's useless.Crappy.Only 2gb, without a memory card slot, it doesn't support pdf files natively no wifi as mentioned above.Too bad that plasticlogic's reader slipped for january 2010.
If someone gets it PLEASE POST FOR US on the screen contrast.
The screen contrast is no different then any other 6" sized eink screen as they all use the same Vizplex screen. Just go have a look at the Sony 505 and you'll see what sort of contrast you'll be getting.
JSWolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2009, 10:58 PM   #203
ProDigit
Karmaniac
ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
ProDigit's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,157
Karma: 9023682
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Miami FL
Device: PRS-505, Jetbook, Jetbook Mini, Jetbook Color, Astak Ez Reader Pro
Quote:
Originally Posted by vivlio View Post
It's useless.Crappy.Only 2gb, without a memory card slot, it doesn't support pdf files natively no wifi as mentioned above.Too bad that plasticlogic's reader slipped for january 2010.
If someone gets it PLEASE POST FOR US on the screen contrast.
2GB can store about 2000 e-books from the amazon bookstore!
So far I have no more than 175MB of the 200+Mb used of the freespace of my Sony PRS-505.
If you can read all those 2000 books before buying a new device, I'll say I'm impressed!

Though I agree with wifi, and especially the SD!
It seems Amazon is making it harder to put free books on their devices!
ProDigit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2009, 11:09 PM   #204
bwaldron
Wizard
bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.bwaldron ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
bwaldron's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,220
Karma: 530854
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA
Device: Kindle 1/2/3/4/PW2, Droid Maxx, Galaxy Tab 2 (10")
Quote:
Originally Posted by ProDigit View Post
It seems Amazon is making it harder to put free books on their devices!
Not really. The USB can still be used (and that's generally how I put books on the Kindle 1 SD card anyway, given that it was rather inaccessible behind the cover).
bwaldron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2009, 11:27 AM   #205
ProDigit
Karmaniac
ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
ProDigit's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,157
Karma: 9023682
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Miami FL
Device: PRS-505, Jetbook, Jetbook Mini, Jetbook Color, Astak Ez Reader Pro
with skipping many replies, reading only a few,I see the situation is no different from the PRS-700!

Everyone was excited, because they where expecting a better device with NO tradeoff.
Then,once the tradeoff was here, they wanted to go back; not buy it.

I think it's going to take a while before a 'perfect' device will be available!
ProDigit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2009, 04:25 PM   #206
MonaLS
Groupie
MonaLS began at the beginning.
 
MonaLS's Avatar
 
Posts: 174
Karma: 34
Join Date: Aug 2008
Device: The Amazing Amazon Kindle
Quote:
Originally Posted by ProDigit View Post
I think it's going to take a while before a 'perfect' device will be available!
Yup. I do think that the more players in the electronic reader market, the better chance we have of getting the perfect reader.

Of course perfect for me isn't necessarily perfect for you.
MonaLS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2009, 06:15 AM   #207
kavi
Junior Member
kavi began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 2
Karma: 10
Join Date: Feb 2009
Device: none
reply

There are not signs of a fixation system on the back ; and a side-attached cover like the Sony does not seem likely seeing as the edge are even thinner.

If the screen is still a 6", seeing how thin and comparatively large it is, I guess they will only ship it with a sleeve case.



Wounded Soldiers
Military Wives
kavi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2009, 01:21 PM   #208
ProDigit
Karmaniac
ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.ProDigit ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
ProDigit's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,157
Karma: 9023682
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Miami FL
Device: PRS-505, Jetbook, Jetbook Mini, Jetbook Color, Astak Ez Reader Pro
yeah, casings on readers haven't been the best; though there is a topic on the forum about the cases and leather pouches or whatever...
ProDigit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2009, 08:21 AM   #209
RichardNester
Junior Member
RichardNester began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 1
Karma: 10
Join Date: Nov 2009
Device: none
Free Kindle

For free is always most preferable I noticed that Americanlisted have a competition where you could win a Kindle 2. removed link. Please don't abuse this community to link to your site (as you have made the same posts on multiple other sites)

Last edited by Alexander Turcic; 11-26-2009 at 08:27 AM.
RichardNester is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2009, 01:31 PM   #210
Hellmark
Wizard
Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Hellmark ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Hellmark's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,519
Karma: 3638167
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA
Device: Nokia N800, PRS-505, Nook STR Glowlight
Please don't grave dig for that. Post in the proper area.
Hellmark is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lead time for Kindle book release ahead of print release date - experiences? Buran Amazon Kindle 6 05-04-2009 02:29 PM
Kindle release date changed - now 2/23 Dragoro Amazon Kindle 12 02-23-2009 09:46 PM
Kindle 2.0 new rumored release date: Q1 2009 Alexander Turcic News 69 12-25-2008 09:19 AM
So the flood gates open... (Reader website updated w/ price and release date!!!) Xtremegene Sony Reader 0 09-26-2006 05:38 AM
new official shipping date / US invitation date R2D2 iRex 18 07-06-2006 02:32 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:08 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.