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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 02-27-2015, 09:46 AM   #1
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eReaders - what's your preference?

What is your preferred eReader format? There may be some that we missed, or you may wish to add more info by posting a comment! If you haven't yet joined the digital book club, you might find this review of eReaders helpful.
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I have 4 different eReader options (Nook, Kindle, PC, android tablet), but so far my favorite is the Kindle basic because it is more the size of a paperback and I can read it in the dark without bothering DH. I do find that when I'm tired, I need to enlarge the print but then I have to turn the pages more frequently! With prices dropping, I may upgrade to a Kindle with longer battery-life and more functionality ... we'll see.
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Old 02-27-2015, 11:09 AM   #3
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I prefer the iPad mini. I had a Gen 1 Kindle Fire. It was a GREAT e-reader, but a terrible tablet. That Amazon Silk browser they touted as being so awesome wasn't so. And the touch screen was VERY inaccurate. Without multi-touch, it was hard to zoom in to "click" on the correct link, and I found myself spending so much time backing up after I clicked the wrong thing, it was VERY frustrating.

Now I have an iPad mini and I love it. It's a great tablet, and a pretty darn good e-reader IMHO. And it does just enough for my work that it's not a work machine, so that's nice. I have enough tech in my life at work, the last thing I want is more at home too. Give me a good smart phone and my iPad mini and it's just enough.
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Nook HD 7". My wife and I both have them. Excellent reader, reasonable tablet. We're looking at the 7" Samsungs now. Our daughter bought one for her fiance. What an excellent tablet!

We also have a Kindle Fire HDX. It's OK, has a beautiful screen, but it's the large one and not convenient to carry around.

I have an allergy to all things Apple.
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Old 02-27-2015, 02:03 PM   #5
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I had the Kindle original but when I got an iPad it didn't make any sense to have two devices. A nice feature on the iPad is that you can read in bed at night without a light or a brightly lit screen. You can have the background black and dim down the print so it doesn't disturb your sack mate.
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I didn't vote because the poll was missing a selection (other). At home, I mostly use Kindle for PC on my desktop computer (I have my TV connected to the computer and read from the TV screen) or the built in e-reader app in calibre (an e-book management program). I also have them installed in my notebook computers.


When away from home, I use either my little basic Kindle (e-ink screen) in a leather cover that has a built-in light for when the place I'm in is too dark to see the screen or my JetBook Lite e-book reader (reads pretty much all e-book formats except Kindle's). I like the JetBook because it runs on AA batteries (I use rechargeables). I can easily swap them out with rechargeable batteries I keep in my purse if they run down while I'm away from the house.
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kindle paperwhite is so nice. I thought I'd never give up my good ole paper books but the paperwhite is so nice and fits in the camper a lot easier.
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Old 02-27-2015, 04:10 PM   #8
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I have both a Nook HD+ tablet and a basic Kindle. I greatly prefer the Kindle for reading.
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Paper white Kindle for me.
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I have a year old Kindle Fire HD 7" I use as an e-reader and not much else.

Most other stuff I can do on my HTC one M-8 phone or laptop.

I love to read and 90% of my reading is real books, mostly paper back.

Definitely an Android person.
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