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Old 07-06-2011, 11:55 AM   #101
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I just got a cover for my Kindle ($24) and am quite pleased. The trade off is that my Kindle is no longer as light and portable as it was. It feels more like a hardcover than a paperback (weight wise) now. Hurts more when you fall asleep reading too! LOL!
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:05 PM   #102
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I love the cover on mine, no accidentally hitting buttons and I can toss it into whatever bag I'm hauling that day.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:08 PM   #103
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it will be my grandson, or someone like him who brings us the first kindle with backlighting....
Sorry - don't think so - lol!! Adding backlighting to a Kindle has always been possible - no need for some protege to invent it. They're made without backlighting on purpose.

Not having backlighting is the whole point of being able to read a Kindle in extremely bright light - particularly outdoors in raw sunlight. Having backlighting would produce the glare that other readers that have it suffer from.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:09 PM   #104
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I love the cover on mine, no accidentally hitting buttons and I can toss it into whatever bag I'm hauling that day.
I have both the standard black leather cover and a waterproof one. Love 'em both.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:10 PM   #105
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I love the cover on mine, no accidentally hitting buttons and I can toss it into whatever bag I'm hauling that day.
Yep, thats the best part. Not worrying about smashing the crap out of it. After killing two other Kindles I'm being a bit careful with this one. I don't want to totally abuse the Amazon customer service.

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Sorry - don't think so - lol!! Adding backlighting to a Kindle has always been possible - no need for some protege to invent it. They're made without backlighting on purpose.

Not having backlighting is the whole point of being able to read a Kindle in extremely bright light - particularly outdoors in raw sunlight. Having backlighting would produce the glare that other readers that have it suffer from.
Hey Breezy, you have a Kindle? And maybe vitauta means a backlight that can you can turn on at will.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:12 PM   #106
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Sorry - don't think so - lol!! Adding backlighting to a Kindle has always been possible - no need for some protege to invent it. They're made without backlighting on purpose.

Not having backlighting is the whole point of being able to read a Kindle in extremely bright light - particularly outdoors in raw sunlight. Having backlighting would produce the glare that other readers that have it suffer from.
You are so right, Breezy. I don't even bother taking my IPad outside.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:14 PM   #107
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the nook i have does show page numbers. with my font size set at xl though, the page number may remain the same for three or four pages in a row. what i miss are the easy flip-backs to reread or revisit a passage or page. i am enjoying doing my reading on an ereader more and more as time passes. i am somewhat surprised at my utter lack of nostalgia of the paper books, however.
I have a Nook color and their is a bookmark option on it so you can go back to certain pages. I haven't figured out yet how to flip around from bookmark to bookmark.

The Nook color has a touch screen, so I have to slide my finger to turn the page, which leaves finger prints on my screen. I wish it had the button page turner.
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:20 PM   #108
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Both being avid readers, this past Xmas my husband & I coincidentally surprised each other with Kindles - lol!! And we unwrapped them at the exact same time as well - lol!

I gave him the cover with the little built-in reading light, & while not fabulously illuminating, he absolutely LOVED it when we lost power a couple of nights ago for several hours.
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I just got a cover for my Kindle ($24) and am quite pleased. The trade off is that my Kindle is no longer as light and portable as it was. It feels more like a hardcover than a paperback (weight wise) now. Hurts more when you fall asleep reading too! LOL!
That could be a good thing for me. I've stuck it in my back pocket a few times and forgot it was there. In case anyone was wondering, they snap right back together
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:52 PM   #110
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That could be a good thing for me. I've stuck it in my back pocket a few times and forgot it was there. In case anyone was wondering, they snap right back together
HAHAHAHAHA!!!! You can join my Kindle Killer Klub. Doesn't sound like you actually murdered yours though, just a little damage.
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