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Old 04-28-2010, 08:41 PM   #1
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I have been a lurker on the forums for months. This is a great source if info on all things ereader and ebook related!

Even though I am perfectly happy with my Sony PRS-300, I can't seem to stop visiting and reading threads, and checking up on all the latest technological developments.

Thanks to all of you, I've purchased the perfect ereader for me, learned how to purchase Kindle books and transfer them to my Sony, and converted my husband (Sony PRS-505) as well.

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Old 04-28-2010, 09:37 PM   #2
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:39 PM   #3
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Old 04-29-2010, 02:16 AM   #5
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Old 04-29-2010, 02:35 AM   #6
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Old 04-29-2010, 04:28 AM   #7
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:00 AM   #8
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Hi Max! Welcome to MobileRead forums. I'd love to hear how you converted your husband into a Sony505! I'm trying to figure out how to convert my wife into a plasma screen entertainment center, but so far, no luck!

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Old 04-29-2010, 10:47 AM   #10
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:02 PM   #11
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Hi Max! Welcome to MobileRead forums. I'd love to hear how you converted your husband into a Sony505! I'm trying to figure out how to convert my wife into a plasma screen entertainment center, but so far, no luck!

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Your post made me laugh!

Not sure how well this would work for you but I took a two-prong approach:

1) Example / assimilation: We were on vacation and I had most of my reading material on my reader at the time, a Palm Tungsten E. He was a bit jealous of my light carry-on, and then he ran out of reading material, so I had him read "The Great Train Robbery" by Michael Crichton on the Palm. He was pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable it was to read from such a small screen

2) Education: I had him read this article (my all-time favorite on e-reading): http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/...ure-e-book.ars and by that time he was gung-ho to buy some real readers (and retire the little Palm)

Thanks everyone, for the warm welcome
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