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Old 05-14-2010, 07:33 PM   #501
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Yes, I did that. I had an iPod Touch so I'm familiar with the process but just not working. I looked on the Apple iPad discussion forum and someone else had a similar problem. I did a reset of all settings to see if that would help. Didn't. I'm going to try a factory reset and if that doesn't fix it will ask for support.
Sorry Kat, couldn't be sure from your first post about this.
I haven't run into this with either of our iPads, so I don't have anything beyond the basics to offer
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Old 05-14-2010, 10:58 PM   #502
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Apparently, Amazon is now recording highlights and notes made on Kindles and the Kindle app. for the iPad. Some "popular highlights" popped up in the novel I was reading last night.

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Amazon Spying On Your Ebook Highlighting | Techdirt
You mean your were reading Kindle/iPad and it looked like someone else's notes popped up?! I would not like that! As it is I usually make about 28 pages of highlights/notes per book on Kindle, my own are enough.
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Old 05-14-2010, 11:08 PM   #503
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I was reading a novel on the Kindle iPad app. Some sections were underlined, with a count of users who had highlighted that section shown. I didn't see any notes. It is possible to turn off the display of the highlights. I did because I found it distracting.

Creepy, particulary in light of
BBC News - Google admits wi-fi data collection blunder
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Old 05-15-2010, 10:37 AM   #504
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I just realized that the Kindle application allows me to download and read purchased books on up to 5 devices. What is more, it remembers where you left off no matter which device you are on, so if I get stuck waiting somewhere, I can just pull out my iPhone, open the Kindle application, and continue reading the novel that I was reading on my iPad.

Way cool.

The only downsides of the Kindle application are that it lacks the search and dictionary feature.
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Is the Kindle allowed to read EPUB format yet?
That is an attribute of the iPad which I have already used. It was one of the reasons I bought an iPad instead of the Kindle DX.
That would, imo, go a long way towards making the Kindle more competitive.
I love the idea of it remembering where you are in each book regardless of which device you are using. Haven't checked that out with the iBook app for the iphone/iPad, will have to check that out
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Not exactly LBYM
iPads - products new home - iPad
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LOL, I heard about that. Also saw a diamond studded one on release weekend.
Can't believe what some people will spend money on
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Old 05-20-2010, 09:46 AM   #509
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Just ran across this story:

The Scavenger : Apple won't take iPad buyer's cash

From the looks of the last comment Apple came to their senses but the policy seems to me to be really stupid.
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I can see why Apple has the policy - everything that i have purchased at the Apple store recently was purchased from a roving clerk that swipes my credit card through a card reader attached to an iphone. I guess they can increase sales by making all employees able to ring up sales from anywhere in the store . But they should still have a "cash register" somewhere for cash sales
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Interesting, I knew about the ability to check out with any apple store rep (which I love) but thought you could go to the cash register as well if you wanted the inconvenience.
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People still use that archaic store of value made out of paper??!!
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Last week I watched my DIL and Son with their Iphones. I have thought about it or the Ipad. I came across this today.

My iPad tryst: I craved, I caved, I gave up - Wireless- msnbc.com

I think I am going to wait a while.
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I have had my iPad for about 1.5 months now. I love it, love it, love it. I use it so much that I barely sit in front of my desktop computer anymore. YMMV.
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I wonder if they would accept gold. It's the only real money, anyway. Isn't it?
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I have had my iPad for about 1.5 months now. I love it, love it, love it. I use it so much that I barely sit in front of my desktop computer anymore. YMMV.
The only time I sit in front of my desktop is when I am programming apps for my iPad
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I like that they don't give me a receipt but email it to me. Once less piece of paper for me to throw out, but it enables me to have a record of my purchase.

Does anyone actually use cash anymore?
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iPad takes congress by storm. Resistance is futile.
The iPad makes inroads among members of Congress - Erika Lovley - POLITICO.com
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The iPad makes inroads among members of Congress - Erika Lovley - POLITICO.com
So wait, there are maybe a handful of congresscritters that have neat ipad toys? And probably around 500 that have laptops? You will be assimilated...
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