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Old 11-04-2009, 11:51 AM   #1
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Old 11-04-2009, 08:19 PM   #2
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Why do these pictures look so much more attractive than the original ones?

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Old 11-04-2009, 08:30 PM   #3
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Old 11-04-2009, 08:33 PM   #4
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:25 PM   #5
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Man it looks thin too. The color screen is a nice size.
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:37 PM   #6
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I don't think I'd want all that extra real estate hanging off the bottom while I was actually reading. B&N's version might be better proportined IMHO
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:52 PM   #7
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I don't think I'd want all that extra real estate hanging off the bottom while I was actually reading. B&N's version might be better proportined IMHO
BUt, it's got a web browser on it... and you may even be able to play Soduko!

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Old 11-05-2009, 08:01 AM   #8
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Wonder if the name, Alex, came from thinking of "a lexicon"?

I like the potential of this sort of design. The display has far, far more potential over the color strip on the Nook. Still, just as with the Nook, I wanna see it work in the wild not some marketing demo...no matter what the whole competition thing is nice.

BTW, as I view this design once you begin reading a book on the eink display and the LCD is off, just as with the Kindle's keyboard, the lower portion will sort of disappear and you won't even notice it's there. I was doubtful of the K1's keyboard and of all the things I do not like about the design of the Kindle, the keyboard is NOT a distraction for me.
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:03 AM   #9
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Am I the only one that finds it a horrible looking thing? I find it looks way out of proportion...
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:05 AM   #10
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The lake photo in the lower display is photoshopped on it...
Will it make Photoshopdisasters blog?
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:35 AM   #11
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Will it make Photoshopdisasters blog?
What makes you say that? I've done a lot of photography and photo editing and the large version doesn't look like a paste-in (blurriness from the screen is pretty apparent), and the photo displayed on it was in the device's gallery. Reflections or lack thereof are a non-issue in that position with that pose. It's highly possible that curves/levels are are applied to level out the ambient/display lighting, but it's probably not a comp.
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:46 AM   #12
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Wonder if the name, Alex, came from thinking of "a lexicon"?
I wondered if it was a nod to the Library of Alexandria.
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:47 AM   #13
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Or maybe they just wrote a bunch of names on small paperslips, put them in a hat and picked one?

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Old 11-05-2009, 08:49 AM   #14
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