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Old 02-09-2009, 11:55 AM   #61
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I think 2gig is a good thing. Adding in an SD card will use even more battery life.
For me, I agree. I have only put an SD card in my Kindle thus far to do some calibre testing. Other than that, internal memory is more than enough.

Especially since all your Kindle books are "in the cloud"... you don't need to store them all locally. Sort of like being able to use gmail on your Netbook that has a 4GB drive. You store most everything on the so called "cloud".

However, do see that some people might want more. But, really, 1.5 GB of books is a damn lot of books.

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Old 02-09-2009, 11:56 AM   #62
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Well, if they had kept the replaceable battery, that wouldn't be an issue, now would it?
According to the manual the battery is replaceable.

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I have about 500 books on my 4 G SD and they barely register on it. I don't think it'll be a problem, actually. I was concerned that they would not give some souped up storage on the mkII.
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:57 AM   #64
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According to the manual the battery is replaceable.

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Linky to manual please? The page I saw just said 'rechargeable' battery.
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:57 AM   #65
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i knew you'd be happy about that. (also : "son of a duck" ??? )
I was excited when I saw that she voted in my "fugly kindle" poll.

YEA!

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Old 02-09-2009, 12:02 PM   #66
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Linky to manual please? The page I saw just said 'rechargeable' battery.
Second the link request to the Kindle 2 manual.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:02 PM   #67
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Well, if they had kept the replaceable battery, that wouldn't be an issue, now would it?

I have a 4GB card, and have had no, none, zero nada, battery issues.

Its not important what you or Jeff Bezos thinks. Whats important is that people are allowed to make their own choices.

And they've just taken another one away. BAH!

But that's the whole idea of the Kindle. Make it so easy that you'll only use it the way they want you to. Choices, atonthehead: you don't need choices...
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:04 PM   #68
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Second the link request to the Kindle 2 manual.
Kindle users guide and about your kindle guide under 'technical details"

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846
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now we just have to wonder whether this means you will be able to buy kindle books without a kindle.
I assumed it means you will be able to buy and read "Kindle" ebooks if you have the right kind of smart phone, but you are right that there are alternative interpretations.
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Kindle users guide and about your kindle guide under 'technical details"
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Linky to manual please? The page I saw just said 'rechargeable' battery.
http://s3.amazonaws.com/kindle/Kindle2_Users_Guide.pdf

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Old 02-09-2009, 12:17 PM   #72
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I don't even see how the back can be taken off!

If I'm not seeing something, please tell me.
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I don't even see how the back can be taken off!

If I'm not seeing something, please tell me.
I don't know how to do it, but the last page of the manual says the batter is replaceable. So, I assume that means the user can do it.

Then again I didn't see anything in the manual that tells you how to change it.

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