|02-13-2010, 12:07 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Device: Kindle 2, iPhone
Returning to reading
I used to read many books but over the last few years I drifted away, doing most of my reading online. When the Kindle app for iPhone came out, I decided to give it a try. I read a couple of novels and really enjoyed it. I was surprised that I was comfortable reading for a few hours on an iphone. So I started researching dedicated ereaders. All had deal breakers for me, so I went with the Kindle 2. I like it, but no more than I like the iphone.
What I have found is that I read with much greater comprehension when I read electronically. I think its because I don't skim pages. I actually read what is in front of me.
|02-13-2010, 12:35 PM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Northern Virginia, USA
Device: Sony PRS-505, iPhone 5, Sony T1, iPad 3
Hi melzbelz and welcome to MobileRead. Like you, I had drifted away from reading till I got my hands on my Sony 505
|02-13-2010, 12:59 PM||#3|
Enjoying the show....
Join Date: Jun 2008
Device: A K1, Kindle Paperwhite, an Ipod, IPad2, Iphone, an Ipad Mini & macAir
Welcome to MobileRead, melzbelz.
Enjoy the forums, and don't hesitate to ask questions.
|02-13-2010, 07:05 PM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Brisbane Australia
Device: Sony PRS-600
Hi & welcome to MR. Great place for people who like to read and are not afraid of trying new authors. Heaps of recommendations to be had here.
|02-15-2010, 11:11 AM||#7|
Scott Nicholson, author
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Boone NC
Hi Melzbelz, that's interesting you experience a book differently on an ereader. I feel the same thing about audio books. What a great era we live in!
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