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Old 07-13-2009, 12:16 PM   #1
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Hi! I just got my K2 today and I think I'm already in love - my bebook is jealous. I'm waiting for my cover to ship, but I was curious about the skins. I've used decalgirl before for my iPod and had no problems. I was just curious if anyone has used them for the kindle. Also I read about Istyles.com has covers with matching screensavers. Would that really be necessary?

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Old 07-13-2009, 12:22 PM   #2
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I have the decalgirl skins on all of my Kindles - I have the all black ones - which seem to increase the contrast of the screen.

Check out the Kindle Accessories forum for more threads on skins.
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Old 07-13-2009, 04:40 PM   #3
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Yes, decalgirl does have a ton of skins for all Kindles.
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Old 07-14-2009, 09:08 AM   #4
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I have used skins from skinit and decalgirl. I recommend decalgirl skins they're easier to apply. Neither are difficult though if you follow the directions. As of yet there aren't any screensavers/skin combos for the kindle 2. I have contacted decalgirl and was given a canned ham response of "when the kindle 2 supports custom wallpapers we will contact you".

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Thanks everyone! Now the really hard choice.... which one(s) to buy!
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Thanks everyone! Now the really hard choice.... which one(s) to buy!
They say a dark skin improves the contrast of the screen. I have the DecalGirl carbon on both my DX and the wife's K2, and I like it.

One thing, though. They say you can remove and re-apply them, but they stretch out when you do that, and I really wouldn't recommend it. Nevertheless, they do a good job. Much better than letting that white plastic get all smudged up.
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I too would recommend a dark skin, it makes the screen seem easier to read.
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Woh I hadn't even considered a skin before then this thread got me thinking of one.
Some of the skins are incredible!

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http://www.istyles.com/abduction-ama...n-p-15106.html
http://ireaderreview.com/2009/03/13/...lize-kindle-2/
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I ordered my first K2 skin from iStyles and it came from DecalGirl.
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