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View Poll Results: Are you an eReader and if so, what is your preference? (multiple choices OK)
Barnes & Noble Nook (original, color, Glowlight) 12 15.38%
Aluratek Libre 1 1.28%
Amazon Kindle (original, basic, touchscreen, Fire, Kids, Paperwhite, Voyage, PC version) 37 47.44%
Apple iPad (mini, regular) 21 26.92%
Kobo Aura 2 2.56%
Sony PRS-T2 1 1.28%
PC (please comment) 3 3.85%
Tablet (please comment) 10 12.82%
SmartPhone (please comment) 1 1.28%
Nope - Not drinking THAT Kool-Aid 6 7.69%
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Old 12-17-2015, 01:39 PM   #31
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We use Kindle reader on the windows phones, and Overdrive Media Console on the Windows phones for the library books.

We had separate book readers, but got rid of them after we got the smart phones. The phones do a better job than the readers. Amazing!
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Old 12-17-2015, 04:10 PM   #32
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The new Kindle with blue-filter looks like a really good option to me. I may get one soon and stop reading books on my ipad...
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Old 12-17-2015, 04:18 PM   #33
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We use Kindle reader on the windows phones, and Overdrive Media Console on the Windows phones for the library books.

We had separate book readers, but got rid of them after we got the smart phones. The phones do a better job than the readers. Amazing!
If you can read on a screen that small. I tried it and it just doesn't work for me.
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Old 12-17-2015, 08:08 PM   #34
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Love my Kindle Fire HD. I have the large version and use it in lieu of my laptop a lot, especially when I travel. I can connect with the internet via WiFi to access and post to this site, as well as read/write emails, surf the net, keep up with Facebook, etc, and use it as an eReader. Excellent HD clarity, and it lasts about 4 hours/charge using the internet, or 8 - 10 hours as just a reader.
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Old 12-18-2015, 08:25 PM   #35
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Away from home I use an iPad now. Have two Sonys that never get used any more. At home I use either my iPad or a laptop. I use Kindle or iBooks for storage on my computers.

I listen to audio books mostly now, with Creative MuVo 100's and a 200. I use the public library a lot for downloading audio books, as well as other services. I love the old adventure stories, true and fiction.
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Old 12-19-2015, 10:19 AM   #36
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Here's OVERDRIVE, a library-related site for free borrowing of audio and eBooks.
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Old 12-19-2015, 11:16 AM   #37
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We are all using iPads now. (Various versions) DW and the kids had the original Nook, then we found some of the books they wanted weren't available. With the iPad, we now have iBooks, Kindle app and Nook app, so this opens a world af new options. The kids even rent their college text books on them. Daw likes it because it is backlit, as her original Nook was not.
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Old 12-20-2015, 10:41 AM   #38
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Just upgraded my Kindle to a Fire.. as the old one had "problems" and the fire cost less than the e-reader.. Only complaint so far is what they call huge type is pretty small compared to my kindle e-reader...
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And if you haven't found it, the free Calibre app will let you manage book downloads from other sources, and upload them to your Nook. It's pretty cool, actually.
+1 for Calibre...

I actually don't have my Nook Glowlight tied to my real B&N account at all. I manage all my books in Calibre and just have a dozen or so books loaded to my nook at any one time.

Liked Calibre enough that I donated $50 to the developer.

DRM is problematic, but a bit of Googling gives you solutions for that
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+1 for Calibre...

I actually don't have my Nook Glowlight tied to my real B&N account at all. I manage all my books in Calibre and just have a dozen or so books loaded to my nook at any one time.

Liked Calibre enough that I donated $50 to the developer.

DRM is problematic, but a bit of Googling gives you solutions for that
Calibre - very interesting and an excellent video tour. Thanks.
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