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Old 02-24-2009, 05:59 PM   #1
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Kindle 2 in my hands! Wooo!

Well, I just got home and grabbed it.

I gotta say - MUCH better than I expected. The device is nice and sleek, I don't have Sony envy anymore. The interface is MUCH better.

Text to speech is.. well, what you'd expect. Wish I had it earlier this week when I was blind for a few days.

The web browser seems MUCH more sophisticated and is working better.

Love the new button-thing. Much more handy than the scroll wheel.

Not sure about the new buttons yet. I never had the "accidentally hit button" thing so I'm finding these are slowing me down a bit. But not much.

So far... after about 10 minutes.. LOVING it.

If you have an questions let me know and I'll try to answer.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:00 PM   #2
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Oh, also... the Amazon case is quite nice. It will NOT be falling out.
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Side by side, reading text as in a novel, how much difference is there in clarity?

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Old 02-24-2009, 06:05 PM   #4
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Definitely a bit cleaner. Screen seems a BIT lighter, too. Not sure, though.

There's also a great "info" function. You hit sideways on a device and see the books cover, info about it, can see your notes, or delete the item.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:06 PM   #5
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First hiccup.. Calibre doesn't seem to see the device.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:07 PM   #6
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First hiccup.. Calibre doesn't seem to see the device.
Not the Kindle's fault... and Kovid already has a patch test version for Windows on this. See other thread that I am too lazy to link to.

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Old 02-24-2009, 06:07 PM   #7
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Yep. One step ahead.. downloading as we speak. Here's hoping!
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:15 PM   #8
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The new build seems to be working great!
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:25 PM   #9
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Alright, about 20 minutes in and I have almost everything on the new device sans things I emailed myself. Taking care of that now.

Sorry.. Kind of "live posting" this.

Gotta get my PID though.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:32 PM   #10
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i also received my K2 today. It is really nice and thin. I did not order a case tho and i feel that I need one since I used one with my K1. Haven't been able to play with it yet.
can't wait.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:43 PM   #11
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Ok... snafu #2..

Can't seem to get the PID. Kindlepid.py is throwing up errors with the serial number.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:45 PM   #12
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Got mine today too! But, basically, it's sitting on my desk. Won't really have a chance to play with it until I get home.
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:51 PM   #13
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Old 02-24-2009, 07:00 PM   #14
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Alright... got the PID working. Just had to reinstall/re-setup. Not sure why, worked fine earlier. But so far so good!
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Ok... snafu #2..

Can't seem to get the PID. Kindlepid.py is throwing up errors with the serial number.
Did you cut and paste the S/N from the web site. Perhaps you typed the SN wrong?

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