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victor
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      02-13-2012
On 14/02/2012 9:02 a.m., Enkidu wrote:

> Try it. You may change your mind. I love mine. Paper books now seem
> awkward.
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> Cheers,
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> Cliff
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I have, comparing an ipad 2 and a kindle, the kindle is far superior as
a paper book replacement
 
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JohnO
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      02-13-2012
On Feb 14, 9:02*am, Enkidu <cliffp@bogus> wrote:
> On 13/02/12 09:26, JohnO wrote:
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> > On Feb 8, 7:44 pm, Enkidu<cliffp@bogus> *wrote:
> >> On 08/02/12 09:18, JohnO wrote:> *On Feb 8, 9:02 am, Enkidu<cliffp@bogus> * *wrote:
> >>>> On 08/02/12 08:40, JohnO wrote:

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> >>>>> Cliff - re battery life - most of the tablets only claim 4-8 hour
> >>>>> battery life - probably not enough for me to get through a Ken Follett
> >>>>> over a long weekend.

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> >>>> Sure, if that is *all* you do.

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> >>> We had a very rainy Christmas and I knocked off 1000 pages of 'Fall of
> >>> Giants'. Great read. You socialists will really enjoy the shabby
> >>> treatment of the Russian peasants and Welsh miners in the lead up to
> >>> WW1.

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> >> The Welsh miners and the welsh steelworkers. Shipped of to South Africa
> >> or Australia if they caused trouble.
> >> * >>> *But if you recharge it overnight it
> >>>> should last. I've used one for a year and not had battery issues.

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> >>> Ok. But you can't spend that much time actually reading a tablet
> >>> without getting sore eyes - so I'm told?

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> >> You don't actually read for that long, do you John? A few hours a day is
> >> more usual, I believe.

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> > I'd read for a couple of hours at a time on a rainy day or evening -
> > but I don't think I could do that with any kind of LCD.

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> Try it. You may change your mind. I love mine. Paper books now seem awkward.


Too late - the Kindle has already arrived.

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> Cheers,
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> Cliff
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> The ends justifies the means - Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli.
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> The end excuses any evil - Sophocles


 
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