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Old 10-25-2008, 12:37 PM   #1
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I must have Oprah's favorite gadget

If anyone watched the Oprah show yesterday, you saw her favorite gadget and it is fabulous! It's called the Amazon Kindle. Click on this and see for yourself.
Amazon.com: Kindle: Amazon's Wireless Reading Device: Kindle Store

I want one so bad I can taste it. It's a revolutionary way of reading thousands of books, newspapers, magazines etc. without the book itself. Be sure to scroll down to see the demo video.

I'm wondering if anyone out there already has one and please let me know how you like it. This is now my new obsession.

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Old 10-25-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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That is awesome! I would love something like that. And to be able to buy new books without having to use fuel and deal with the crazys in the stores, lol
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Old 10-25-2008, 01:30 PM   #3
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I saw and loved it too. One to each audience member. Shoot!
Great for airplane passengers or appointments that are delayed.
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Old 10-25-2008, 02:04 PM   #4
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I've read about it in the past.. Great idea but... I still like the good old fashioned books.
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Old 10-25-2008, 03:34 PM   #5
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When I leave for Michigan for the summer I take about 7 or 8 books with me. Some of them are hardcovers. This past summer as I was checking my luggage (I don't pay for luggage) I was charged $50.00 because I was 6 lbs. overweight. It was the dang books. I wish I'd have had the Kindle then. With the extra memory card you can download over 4,000 books.
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Old 10-25-2008, 03:37 PM   #6
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yes.. I can see your point. I would come in handy while traveling, which we do a lot of.
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Old 10-25-2008, 03:53 PM   #7
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I would love one of these. I'm thinking of buying one for hubby (which I can then "borrow".) I love the feel of a book in my hands and I will never give up buying them. But for novels and such that I generally purchase in paperback and then sell back to Half-Price, I think this would be an even better way to save trees.
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Oh, and I remembered, Oprah said if you came across a word you needed to look for in the dictionary, it also does that. And you can read leading newspapers.
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I just read you can down load audio books too. That's pretty cool.
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I want one but I also say if you can wait about six months to a year the price will go way down on this little unit.
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