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    Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by lymhfeubdach on 5/9/2009, 3:09 am

    Amazon.com has bought out their new Kindle DX, does almost some things as the old model, but offer more features. Hold torns more information, larger display, bulit in PDF reader, long battery life. Other cool features includes that it can read out loud to you, I guess good for those who trouble understanding the test. Now for the cons, it not in color, no sd card reader, zone ports, no video content, and finally think about how eyes going hurt after reading for hours. I think Kindles are good idea, but still like good book to read.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by JGZinv on 5/9/2009, 3:17 am

    I just don't read much anymore.... I mean I read tons technically online.
    I used to be a book black hole as a kid, and have 3 bookshelves of books now.
    But I've got a lot of unfinished ones laying around. Last book I read is either
    the Bible or my GED prep book.

    I'll be more interested in eBook readers once there's some kind of library program
    in place, since we should be able to do the same thing as the paperbacks and not pay out
    the nose for it. Plus I want to see OLED screens in color, then they will be much more useful than just for books.

    Did you guys know that Amazon takes 70% of the profit from each licensed sale for the Kindles?


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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by mitsuki lover on 5/11/2009, 1:57 pm

    confused
    Ok Zinv I got a "This computer has commited an illegal operation error"mesage when I was trying to do QOUTE just right now.
    Either our computer is dying or something.
    Any way back on topic:I know what you mean about being a book blackhole.I'm the same way myself and I also have the same problem about not seeming to get into reading right now(although I seem to have the problem of not being able to get into reading library books right now,I look through a lot when I straighten shelves and sometimes find something I find interesting but then when it comes to checking them out just don't seem as interested as I was when looking through them the first time around).
    Now for the obvious question:What is a Kindle?
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by JGZinv on 5/11/2009, 2:07 pm

    Quote's and most of that other insert code stuff I think is run through javascript.
    Which I've mentioned before, could be related to your sig problem.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_Kindle

    http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Amazons-Original-Wireless-generation/dp/B000FI73MA


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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by mitsuki lover on 5/13/2009, 11:43 am

    Ok...thanks.Though I still perfer the old fashioned type of book though I can see where something like Kindle could be useful if you had to have a lot of books or a couple of large ones to carry around.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by JGZinv on 5/13/2009, 11:56 am

    It's getting adopted by schools too....

    BTW the reason you can't see the user map, probably you don't have the flash plugin
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by mitsuki lover on 5/15/2009, 11:58 am

    Ack!!!The Curse of JAVA continues then!!!!
    Anyways I wonder if Kindle is going to be the ancestor of what we end up seeing on Star Trek.Or will they be a combination of Kindle and PADs?
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    Post by JGZinv on 5/15/2009, 12:23 pm

    Ten to one, it's because of the Sci Fi shows the Kindle exists.

    Flash is different from Java, but yeah you're behind the times in terms of plugins.


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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by tanis1lionheart on 5/15/2009, 1:46 pm

    This sounds interesting...but, what I'd REALLY love to see is it used as a manga/comic reader...

    That's what I read most now a days.
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 5/18/2009, 7:28 pm

    Yeah we need to catch up on our technology here.
    We're so farao when it comes down to what our computer can do.
    Anyways the one good thing I can see from Kindle would be having more space than with the normal type of books.
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    Post by lymhfeubdach on 5/19/2009, 4:29 am

    I been hearing that apple is try make something similar to netbook and kindle and several companies trying get their own readers out on the market. Just that amazon.com has market fix on them, because their large section of books.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by Almael on 5/19/2009, 9:30 am

    tanis1lionheart wrote:This sounds interesting...but, what I'd REALLY love to see is it used as a manga/comic reader...

    That's what I read most now a days.

    You have no idea how recsourceful and powerful we are. We once ruled the net afterall. Well, these kind of tools are already there. Look for cbr reader. I prefer irfan viewer, though.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by tanis1lionheart on 5/19/2009, 9:42 am

    Almael wrote:
    tanis1lionheart wrote:This sounds interesting...but, what I'd REALLY love to see is it used as a manga/comic reader...

    That's what I read most now a days.

    You have no idea how recsourceful and powerful we are. We once ruled the net afterall. Well, these kind of tools are already there. Look for cbr reader. I prefer irfan viewer, though.

    No I mean on the go.

    Like this Amazon thing getting hacked.
    I mean reading manga on the PSP is ok and all...but...eh.
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    Post by Almael on 5/19/2009, 11:01 am

    I don't seem to see for which system you want..so
    comic reader
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    you have to compile cbr reader for your system, you might have to repack the packages or try cbz reader if it has one for your system.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by tanis1lionheart on 5/20/2009, 11:16 pm

    Almael wrote:I don't seem to see for which system you want..so
    comic reader
    or
    you have to compile cbr reader for your system, you might have to repack the packages or try cbz reader if it has one for your system.

    Yeah, I'm just saying this big thing itself.

    I mean, if it can show a book in Adobe or w/e,
    or if it can show images,
    then I'd think of buying it as a manga/comic book reader on the go.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by mitsuki lover on 5/22/2009, 11:45 am

    That be sweet for doing a lot of traveling.I remeber back in the day when we took a trip to the East Coast when I was younger we had to
    pack boxes of books and comics to read and put them in the back seat.
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    Post by JGZinv on 5/22/2009, 1:01 pm

    I had homework and a monochrome gameboy.... then I found out how to rig a tv in the
    truck.. and then my PS1/ N64... then the PS2 and Xbox.

    In fact I've played the entirety of Halo 1 in co-op on one trip from Iowa.


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    Post by Almael on 5/22/2009, 2:03 pm

    God, I hate those long trips, especially in texas, nevada and such, if it weren't for the neat games and books....
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 5/27/2009, 2:11 pm

    lol!
    Try the middle of Montana!
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    Post by Almael on 5/27/2009, 3:00 pm

    Heh, the call of the wild? Laughing
    Yah, actually it might be better *shrugs*

    I have lived through cold (I mean it) and hot zone and I'm still not sure which is better.
    It's definitly not so uncomfortable to get out into the cold than into burning hot desert.
    Then again new england is nice but the storms and heavy rain with zero visibility....-_-
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    Post by JGZinv on 5/28/2009, 4:28 am

    Cold is better than heat.

    My reasoning is simple. In cold you can add layers or otherwise generate heat.

    In heat.. well you can strip naked and that's the best you can do.
    Everything burns eventually.


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    Post by tanis1lionheart on 5/28/2009, 6:06 am

    JGZinv wrote:Cold is better than heat.

    My reasoning is simple. In cold you can add layers or otherwise generate heat.

    In heat.. well you can strip naked and that's the best you can do.
    Everything burns eventually.

    Agreed.
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    Post by Almael on 5/28/2009, 3:39 pm

    Oh, and it's easier to die in the cold. You don't suffer as much.
    The only negative is ice. It's so inconvenient.
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    Re: Amazon.com Kindle DX

    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/1/2009, 1:54 pm

    sunny
    We laugh at the collllllllddddd.....bbbbbbrrrrrrr!!!!!!
    Seriously though if you're gonna die of frostbite by getting buried in a blizzard I guess downloading a book about Scott and Amundsen wouldn't be a good idea.I mean that's the last thing you need is a book about the race to the South Pole whilst dying of cold.

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