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Old 09-24-2010, 03:54 PM   #1
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New to forum and ereaders in general...

Hello everyone,

I've become interested in ebooks recently, though I have yet to buy an ereader. For the time being, I'm limited to reading on my PC.

I have been learning the particulars of converting between formats and getting familiar with Calibre, which seems to be the be-all-end-all of what I'll ever need for conversion.

When I finally do purchase an ereader, I'll be looking for something which puts control in my hands and doesn't remotely inventory my library or monitor my habits; either through the device or the accompanying software.

With all that aside, I'm looking forward to more lurking here, as so far it's been a goldmine of information.
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Old 09-24-2010, 05:53 PM   #2
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Welcome. I was reading ebooks on my netbook which worked fine. I got a K3 10 days ago and wow, it's great. Makes reading on the netbook look technologically challenged.
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Old 09-24-2010, 07:35 PM   #4
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Old 09-25-2010, 12:35 AM   #5
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Old 09-25-2010, 03:32 AM   #6
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Old 09-25-2010, 03:41 AM   #7
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Hello silasgreenback, welcome to MR. I'm sure it won't be long before you settle on a suitable e-reader... maybe a couple

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Old 09-25-2010, 06:33 AM   #8
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Good to have your new company, Silas. If you're seriously shopping for a device, do check out carefully the 'Which One Should I Buy?' forum here for impartial reviews of pretty well everything available. One guarantee: there WILL be something to suit your needs, even though we're working now on what could be accurately described as 'prototypes'. Best wishes. Neil
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