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Old 01-02-2011, 03:39 AM   #21
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I was under the impression that if you use a Kindle you are locked into buying your books from Amazon, not B&N or Borders or anyplace else.

Is that true, or am I mistaken?
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:39 AM   #22
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You can get from other places, but not from B&N or Borders. That is OK though because Amazon has a HUGE list of what they carry and it is just getting bigger and bigger. It is very rare I do not find a book I am looking for there. I am not positive, but I do not think the Nook or other ereaders can buy books from Amazon.

However there is an easy way around that. There is a free program called Caliber that manages your elibrary. It will convert from format to format as long as there is no dmr protection.
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:06 AM   #23
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Woot.com has Sony touchscreen readers today for $99.

I love my Sony, especially when traveling. I bought a cover for it that has a light, so I can read anywhere.
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:08 AM   #24
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The Woot ones are refurbished if that matters to anyone.
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Old 01-02-2011, 10:37 PM   #25
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The only time my kindle isn't as convenient as a DTB (Love that) is flying and being inside 20 minutes. It is electronic and has to be switched off. This is really such a small issue, well, it is now.
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:13 AM   #26
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this is a really interesting thread, i'll send it to dd.
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Old 01-04-2011, 12:00 PM   #27
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Renamed my Kindle...Her name is now "Ragnelle."
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