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Old 08-20-2015, 10:28 AM   #1
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kindle cover recommendation?

Just got a Kindle paperwhite and would like to get a cover to protect it. Anybody got a recommendation? Also, anyone use a gizmo for holding this thing while you are sitting or in bed? Seems a little awkward so far.
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Old 08-20-2015, 11:02 AM   #2
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they are pretty tough and I don't use a cover for mine around the house and bedroom. I have the cheapest slip on type cover from Amazon that I use when I have it out and about for travel and such. Be sure to get one made for the paperwhite. No gizmo it's no different then holding a book once you get used to it.
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I use this:
http://www.amazon.com/OMOTON%C2%AE-P...e+cover+omoton

very sturdy, and cheap! Cover folds back, if that is what you prefer.
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I also have the Omoton cover for my paperwhite. It's cheap and it works fine.

If you're getting a cover that opens like a book, make sure to get one with a magnet in the corner so the Kindle automatically wakes when it opens. Otherwise you have to press the switch on the bottom every time. It seems like a minor thing, but it really is a nice feature.
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I never got a cover for mine for around the house. There is just no reason for it.

For travel, I got a generic $1 cover at the dollar store, that way I just drop it into my carry-on backpack. Just a cover it slips into.

Generally, I don't baby any of my handheld devices. The technology and batteries tend to go bad way before something physically harms them.
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Another recommendation for the Omoton cover. Thin and light, offers good protection, folds back. Definitely nice to have that swipe feature that cathy mentioned. Well worth it.
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Old 08-21-2015, 12:08 PM   #7
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That's pretty much what I have come up with. I ordered this one for travel. Cheap enough to pitch if it falls apart or I don't like it for some reason. Toss it in a backpack, should be fine. May get the Omoton later if it seems like I need the on/sleep auto feature. A little leery of the reviews that said it wouldn't turn off or would turn back on by itself later. Anyone notice that with yours?
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Old 08-21-2015, 12:49 PM   #8
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No. Never had a problem with the Omoton case. It just works. Very compact. It is a little finicky if you want to remove the shell and just use the bare kindle to read, but I don't often remove it. I bought it on ebay for about $8 used (factory return) and would have happily paid double or essentially the going price on Amazon
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