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« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2013, 09:25:54 PM »
edited... LOL ..Cookie tin

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« Reply #21 on: August 21, 2013, 11:24:04 PM »
HAHAHAHA....aha ;)

ya, would work

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« Reply #22 on: August 21, 2013, 11:48:59 PM »
I have been using a large cookie tin, suitably insulated, for some time. Hide in plain site and very functional. I also know that is fully effective for an E2! :o
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« Reply #23 on: August 22, 2013, 12:06:16 AM »
wha??

E2?  ...what is that, some kind of cooky? I mean, cookie  ;)

lol...

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« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2013, 09:21:18 PM »
Has anyone else had problems ordering  a kindle paperwhite from amazon? I don't understand why it says they cant ship to me.

any help with this much appreciated :)

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« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2013, 11:10:12 PM »
Amazon US or Amazon Canada? You should not have any trouble on the Canadian site.
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« Reply #26 on: September 28, 2013, 12:31:33 AM »
Oh Lord, that would explain it..  :o

who knows how many things ive ordered off the American site and paid for needless shipping/handling  :o
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« Reply #27 on: October 18, 2013, 02:58:42 PM »
Received my Kindle paperwhite in the mail yesterday...so just figuring it out now! downloaded Art of War and Build ultimate Bug out Vehicle, and Zenith 2016, all for free!
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Re: What is the Best e-Reader for e-Books in PDF?
« Reply #28 on: October 18, 2013, 04:01:48 PM »
breakdown of $0 search

amazon.com or amazon.ca
search
there is a drop down box
click books

now you search by $.00 or by $00.00 - some reason there is a difference
beside the $0 which is another search feature, add in for example;
medical
chicken
and you get more results
also you can drop down into the medical area/field and do another subsearch

next

Book Format - Paperback - Hardcover - Kindle Edition - Audible Audio Edition

then....

see below

Books
Related Searches:
free books.

hope this all helps out, have fun searching

also search by $00.01
or > $1.00
or >$.25
these will show you items for sale less than .25c
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Re: Re: What is the Best e-Reader for e-Books in PDF?
« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2013, 12:27:45 AM »
AAA,

Answer to your question is, no I have not purchased an e-Reader. But I do enjoy reviewing this thread. The Kindle Paperwhite, or whatever it is called, seems like a good choice. I am still interested to learn if anyone else has used any other e-Readers and how they handle PDF's.

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Re: Re: What is the Best e-Reader for e-Books in PDF?
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2013, 11:02:10 AM »
I have the kobo ARC and my GF has the kobo glo. We both find them very good for our purposes. Both work well with PDF and have excellent storage. The ARC is a tablet system and you can get up to 64 Gig of storage and has built in speakers and headphone port. The glo has the ability to use micro SD storage options so storage is unlimited. I think in the end between Kobo and Kindle it comes down to personal choice.
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Re: Re: What is the Best e-Reader for e-Books in PDF?
« Reply #31 on: October 24, 2013, 09:10:33 PM »
I am curious about the ads that are played on the Kindle. Is there a way to get rid of them or are you stuck with them?
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Re: What is the Best e-Reader for e-Books in PDF?
« Reply #32 on: October 24, 2013, 09:41:41 PM »
Hey JAB,
sorry can't answer that as I use Kindle for PC and there are no ads there. If I owned a Kindle product, paid for it and the books, I would not be impressed with seeing ads all the time on a paid for product at all.

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« Reply #33 on: October 24, 2013, 10:14:08 PM »
That's one of the things that bothers me about kindle. They have many good reviews certainly and I haven't had the chance to use one. I have seen many complaints about the ads though.  I use the kindle for PC as well and love it.
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Re: What is the Best e-Reader for PDFs?
« Reply #34 on: January 18, 2015, 09:33:39 PM »
Update.

We are testing out a Kobo Aura. The first one was a lemon.  :(

However, Chapters did an excellent job of doing an instore exchange for an item purchased online. No complaints about their service it was top notch.  :)

Thanks for all the feedback.

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Re: What is the Best e-Reader for PDFs?
« Reply #35 on: January 19, 2015, 01:41:13 AM »
How about taking a Kindle book and turning it into PDF?
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Re: What is the Best e-Reader for PDFs?
« Reply #36 on: January 19, 2015, 09:27:21 AM »
That can be done quite easily. Use a program called Calibre and add a couple of plugins. Calibre is a free program that can be downloaded for just about any platform, Windows, Linux, Apple OS etc. from: http://calibre-ebook.com/download

You must consider DRM  (Digital rights management) which is one system used for copyright protection for digital media. The purpose of DRM is to prevent unauthorized redistribution of digital media and restrict the ways consumers can copy content they've purchased. So if you are converting a digital book to a PDF, even for your own us, you may be

You must consider DRM  (Digital rights management) which is one system used for copyright protection for digital media. The purpose of DRM is to prevent unauthorized redistribution of digital media and restrict the ways consumers can copy content they've purchased. So if you are converting a digital book to a PDF, even for your own us, you may be breaking your agreement with the publisher. That is why Calibre is not shipped with the ability of removing DRM and you have download and install couple add-ons from a third party.
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