|09-28-2009, 07:52 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Device: Eco-Reader, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy S2
Hello from Australia
I'm looking to buy a ebook reader in the (near-ish) future, and have joined this forum to get some advice and tips on which one is the best (or at least, not the worst). Trouble is, here in Oz the choice is rather limited. Unless you want to buy something unknown and possibly unsupported on Ebay, there is not a huge range to choose from. Anyway, I have narrowed down the choice to a couple of brands, and I hope to make a final decision soon. I'm sure the good folk here will be of great help.
See ya on the flip side...
|09-28-2009, 10:14 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Northern Virginia
Device: EBW-1150, Sony PRS-700BC, Sony PRS-600BC, Sony PRS650BC
Welcome to MobileRead, Paul!
Good luck with the reader decision. If you have any questions about your possibile choices, you might want to post them in the Which One Should I Buy? forum. Sometimes it helps to talk it out with people in the know!!
|09-28-2009, 01:29 PM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Northern Virginia, USA
Device: Sony PRS-505, iPhone 5, Sony T1, iPad 3
G'day Paul and welcome to MobileRead
|09-29-2009, 02:22 AM||#6|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Device: Galaxy S4 and Kobo Aura HD
I'm from Australia as well. I'm also considering getting an ebook reader, but not sure about it yet. The main problem I have with my phone is the small screen size. I use very large text, so I'm lucky to get five lines of text on each page. It's something I can put up with, though. It's a pity ebook reading doesn't seem to have taken off much here in Australia yet. Good luck with your ebook reader search.
|09-29-2009, 02:35 AM||#7|
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Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ipswich, QLD, Australia
Hey Paul, welcome There's a wealth of information here.
|09-29-2009, 05:36 AM||#8|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Cabramatta, Sydney, Australia
Device: Aura H2O, Voyage
You'll find there are quite of few of us in Australia and some of us have more than one reader.
Last month I ordered my HanLinV5 and EcoReader on the web and got them quickly by Australia Post from DA Direct in Melbourne.
They're opening an ebookstore next month too. So it's getting easier to read ebooks in Australia all the time.
|09-29-2009, 11:06 AM||#9|
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: On a yacht, currently in Australia
Device: PRS-505, Ipod Touch, Asus EEE PC
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