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Old Nov 8, 2012, 08:54 AM   #26
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Are there any e-ink eReaders that handle multiple formats and have a large screen (8" or more)?
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Old Nov 8, 2012, 09:18 AM   #27
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I have iPad4/PaperWhite.. but use Nexus 7 for books, iPad4 for Newspapers and Magazines.. the screen resolution on the Nexus 7 for Books is awesome..
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 12:15 PM   #28
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I bought my daughter this as a gift for good grades, she's a heavy book reader. She likes my ipad for everything else but when it comes to clocking time reading off a device its the nook glowlight all day for her..
I could sure use one of those instead of my Nook e-ink reader that needs a clip-on light. I seem to have misplaced the light. Oh well, another item on the to-do list. Find the darn thing and then stitch a pocket for it onto the sleeve I had made for the reader!
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 01:25 PM   #29
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I use both my ipad mini and my kindle. The kindle is great for reading outside or in situations where it might get dirty while the ipad is a great bedside reader as I can check my email and twitter and whatnot while I'm reading. Both have their uses for different situations.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 01:30 PM   #30
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I use both my ipad mini and my kindle. The kindle is great for reading outside or in situations where it might get dirty while the ipad is a great bedside reader as I can check my email and twitter and whatnot while I'm reading. Both have their uses for different situations.
+1. The Kindle Paperwhite is awesome, and does two things. First, it lets me read everywhere, with a sharp screen and very light weight. Second, without the distractions of the iPad (Infinity Blade!) I can read more.

When I want to read a book, I reach for my Kindle. I love my iPad, but eReading is not its strongest suit.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 06:26 AM   #31
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The kindle touch was my tablet of choice, before that was the iPad 1 but now the iPad mini
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 06:40 AM   #32
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My iPad 4 is my all time favorite device, but for reading I use my Kindle Paper white because it is easier on the eyes and light to hold. I also love my Fire HD for listening to audiobooks in the car, a feature the Kindle Paperwhite doesn't have.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 07:10 AM   #33
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just finished reading a lovely suspense called The Clout of Gen on my new mini iPad and I loved the light weight of the mini and the lighting of the iPad.

I recommend the Mini iPad for reading ebooks, and yes I recommend The Clout of Gen by Ahmad Ardalan too.
Are you trying to promote this book? You enjoyed mentioning it over here as well.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 07:28 AM   #34
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Kindle Paperwhite by far.

That said, the Mini is better than I thought it'd be given the ppi. With the correct font text looks excellent in the Kindle app.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 07:29 AM   #35
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Before my daughter hijacked my iPad 2, it used to be my favorite eReader.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 08:07 AM   #36
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?&docId=1000863021

I was going to get an ipad mini for my 6yr old even though I don't personally like the screen. But thinking I'll cancel that as well. I had considered the Fire HD but decided against it but with the 2.99 a month unlimited kids' content, it seems like a nobrainer now.

Looks like I'll be getting her a Fire HD, and perhaps an ipad 4 for myself later but don't need as much storage since she'll have her own tablet.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 08:25 AM   #37
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?&docId=1000863021

I was going to get an ipad mini for my 6yr old even though I don't personally like the screen. But thinking I'll cancel that as well. I had considered the Fire HD but decided against it but with the 2.99 a month unlimited kids' content, it seems like a nobrainer now.

Looks like I'll be getting her a Fire HD, and perhaps an ipad 4 for myself later but don't need as much storage since she'll have her own tablet.
Here is a link to the content that is available for the Amazon program. Looks nice, but it is geared toward younger children. I don't think that my 12-year-old son would enjoy most of the stuff.
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 06:58 PM   #38
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ive been using my mini just because its new and shiny but when that dust settles i'll move back to my kindle paperwhite
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Old Dec 5, 2012, 07:24 PM   #39
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The other issue with Mini is that the text for webpages is too small.
I only find that problem with Safari. I use Mercury and adjust the text size and even Chrome, which doesn't have the option for text sizing, but has better text rendering than Safari. Not sure if it can fixed with an iOS update or not.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 02:14 PM   #40
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I just got my ipad 2 and I love iBooks and the kindle app. I used to read on my iphone but PDF's were impossible to read and now with the bigger screen, PDF reading is a bliss!!
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 03:10 PM   #41
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For all around use I like my iPad 4.

For portability I like my iPad mini.

For the Android experience I like my Nexus 7.

For eBook reading I greatly prefer my Kindle Paperwhite.



I've become very fond of tablets in just a short time.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 03:22 PM   #42
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I find myself reading most on my iPhone 5 nowadays, since its easy for me to read a couple pages here and there throughout the day without having to carry a separate device. I have the Kindle 4 and iPad 3 as well, but always goes back to reading on my iPhone, and the 4" and verticle scrolling helps.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 04:56 PM   #43
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Nook, I think second generation. love it!
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 05:17 PM   #44
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I only find that problem with Safari. I use Mercury and adjust the text size and even Chrome, which doesn't have the option for text sizing, but has better text rendering than Safari. Not sure if it can fixed with an iOS update or not.
Guess I'll try Chrome then. Mercury goes wacky on occasion with no keyboard available. I tried Perferct Browser but on some sites text runs into each other.

On my gf's mini I just use Safari in landscape for web browsing.
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