|08-30-2012, 07:11 PM||#16|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Device: Fire Phone, Kindle Voyage, iPad Air 2, Fire HD6
|08-30-2012, 11:56 PM||#17|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Voyage, PW2, Galaxy Tab S
I vote return. If you decide the new ones don't suit you, I'm sure the old kindle will still be on sale.
(not the fire, though.)
|08-31-2012, 08:15 AM||#18|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Device: Kindle Voyage
|08-31-2012, 07:00 PM||#19|
Join Date: Aug 2012
Device: Kindle Touch
Hey... thanks for all the advice. I'm pretty confident of my decision to return it.
As for PDFs, I realize an iPad is better - I've got one. I also have the "original" Windows tablet with the Wacom enabled pen. At the end, after working with many alternatives, I basically print out PDF articles on scrap paper, mark them up, and then scan them in. I find when I'm doing research or teaching I don't read "one page at a time" - I'm not sure anybody does. When I'm reviewing papers or a thesis, I read one page, flip back to another page to check what the writer said originally, mark up the sides, etc. This is far easier on paper than a tablet. However, sometimes I just want to read a journal article and I was thinking that an ereader could serve.
What I did try was to convert a PDF to Word, and then I sent the Word document to the Kindle convert service: that wasn't too bad.
Looking forward to September 6!
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