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Old 12-06-2011, 11:14 PM   #1
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Anyone have a kindle

I'm thinking of getting one and wanted to know If you can load pdf's from your computer to them...



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Old 12-08-2011, 02:49 AM   #2
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Anyone have a kindle

The short answer is YES. The Long answer is YES :-)

Just need to connect with a USB and good to go. I'm not sure if it's drag and drop or put them in a certain folder etc. I don't own one but I've read a lot about them.
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Anyone have a kindle

Also, I should note, not sure about all but a know the kindle touch isn't great with PDF's.
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:36 AM   #4
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Anyone have a kindle

I don't have a Kindle, but I have an Android based e-reader and tablet, and I can download PDF's.

I have a Nextbook Premium 8, and paid $159.99 for it which is only slightly more than a Kindle, just less than a Kindle Fire.

My advice is to go with a more full-featured tablet than a standard Kindle/Nook, because you can find some great deals that make the price difference almost nil.
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A tablet is probably better than a kindle for PDFs. Nook could be a good idea. The new Nook Simple Touch, $99, though I honestly don't know how readable PDFs work.
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Anyone have a kindle

Butt if you're looking more than PDFs and books, no kindle or Nook.
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:12 PM   #7
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Anyone have a kindle

I was just looking to get one for books. What's wrong with the kindle touch?
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:34 PM   #8
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Danny Diggler[/color]]I was just looking to get one for books. What's wrong with the kindle touch?
Its a nice unit but from what I've read and seen it doesn't seem to handle PDF very well. But I'm just one opinion, so google or YouTube it you might get a better idea.
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Anyone have a kindle

I have a tablet, Xoom, but for awhile I've been looking at a kindle for reading books, longer battery life and most importantly reading in the sun. I've narrowed it down to the Kindle Touch and the new Nook Simple Touch (I like some of their features and like the form factor better). PDFs I read on my tablet so i don't need a kindle/nook for that -- just havent made up my mind yet but $99 bucks is a nice price. So many choices :-)

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