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Post by ceve4life » 21 Jul 2009, 16:10

Does anyone know of any really good and cheap ebook readers? I would love to get the Sony 700 or the Kindle 2, but they're so expensive!

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Post by Scott » 21 Jul 2009, 16:50

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Post by Banana » 22 Jul 2009, 21:38

That's not exactly cheap...

I just used a REALLY old Palm Pilot my dad had and downloaded stuff from Gutenberg. No new books, and the battery life stunk... :lol: Worked.

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Post by San1968 » 25 Jul 2009, 11:07

This is a word of warning really. I have the Sony e-reader and I have to say I love it. It is easy to read and carry around, however, I put it in my bag, it was switched off and when i put it back on the top of the screen was damaged. When i looked on line this seems to be a recurring problem and Sony are very reluctant to repair - unless you pay. They do not seem to be taking any reposnsibility. I was very careful with mine and I can not believe it was so easliy damaged. So while I am a big fan I would say be very careful.

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Post by Bowlie » 04 Aug 2009, 15:26

ceve4life wrote:Does anyone know of any really good and cheap ebook readers? I would love to get the Sony 700 or the Kindle 2, but they're so expensive!
Barnes and Noble just released a software for e-reading. It is downloadable for iPhone/iPod Touch, Blackberry, PC, and Mac. I downloaded the app for my husband's iPod Touch and it works pretty well. It has an initial load time that is a little irritating, but hey, it's free so I can't really complain. The text is pretty clear and easy to read as well. The books also seem to be pretty affordable.

Hope that helps!

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Post by jonny yep » 30 Aug 2009, 12:45

me too looking for a ebook reader, but i perfer one that could read in colors.

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Post by selfer » 05 Sep 2009, 21:01

I would definitely go with a used Palm on eBay. I was able to find a ton of free books when I had mine.

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Post by ebook99 » 22 Sep 2009, 05:35

I think kindle and sony are only one of the best ebook reader that i had heard of and any money spend on them is worthwhile.

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Post by ellie » 29 Jan 2012, 18:36

I like my Adobe digital reader. I lets me bookmark a page. I downloaded it for free from Adobe./b]

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Post by ZeroChill » 05 Nov 2017, 06:56

Buy a kindle tablet instead, it is 49$ now on amazon. I am planning to buy one too with my monthly payout.

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Post by personwholovesbooks » 10 Nov 2017, 18:16

A kindle tablet is affordable only 49$ on Amazon. Search for voucher codes it'll help lower the price.
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Post by Dolor » 14 Nov 2017, 13:13

personwholovesbooks wrote:A kindle tablet is affordable only 49$ on Amazon. Search for voucher codes it'll help lower the price.

If ever I will buy a kindle tablet, can all books on Amazon be free to read or I really need to pay for subscription?

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Post by Dolor » 30 Nov 2017, 14:46

ceve4life wrote:
21 Jul 2009, 16:10
Does anyone know of any really good and cheap ebook readers? I would love to get the Sony 700 or the Kindle 2, but they're so expensive!
You can download free ereader Prestigio app on Google Play Store. It's free. Read or listen - it's your choice.

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Post by uyky » 08 Feb 2018, 15:46

I have Kobo and am really satisfied with it. It also wasn't that expensive. I had it for a few years now, so I don't know if the prices are still the same.

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Post by Samy Lax » 25 Feb 2018, 06:36

I think the Sony PRS-300 is one of the cheapest right now.
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