Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-28-2010, 05:14 PM   #21
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 11,401
Originally Posted by Tiger View Post
Since I have an allergy to old paper the Kindle 3 has been a perfect vehicle for me to read older books by my favorite authors. I still do go to the library for new books. I wish the Kindle had a night light. I received mine as a gift from my gf and have been thrilled with it.
The new ones do have nightlights, at least as accessories.

Meadbh is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-28-2010, 05:18 PM   #22
Moderator Emeritus
Rich_by_the_Bay's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 8,827
Originally Posted by TromboneAl View Post
How is it for browsing the web?
Rudimentary. It is still considered a non-advertised, "experimental" feature and is pretty useless. In a pinch, better than nothing.

San Francisco Area
ESR'd March 2010. FIRE'd January 2011.

As if you didn't know..If the above message contains medical content, it's NOT intended as advice, and may not be accurate, applicable or sufficient. Don't rely on it for any purpose. Consult your own doctor for all medical advice.
Rich_by_the_Bay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2010, 05:41 PM   #23
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: North Bay
Posts: 1,026
My wife just bought me a Kindle3 WiFi for my birthday 10 days ago. So far I love it. I've bought a few books and have downloaded quite a few freebies. I find the screen very easy to read, even in relatively low light. It is easy to turn pages, back or forward, and uses virtually no power. Learning to navigate its menus is relatively painless, but does require a half hour of reading and experimenting.

The web browser is virtually useless, however. There are frames in each of the websites I visited to which I could not point with the cursor. I loaded some music, and while it sounds okay, the songs are not navigable. They play in some arbitrary, non-controllable order. It also comes with Audible Books software that works better than the Blackberry Audible software that I have on my phone.

scrinch is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thoughts on this portfolio LRAO FIRE and Money 10 01-30-2009 03:50 PM
Thoughts on Why We Do This megacorp-firee Young Dreamers 11 01-21-2008 01:59 PM
Any thoughts on this ? frayne Other topics 1 02-26-2007 01:39 PM
May I have your thoughts on this, please? AlmostDone FIRE and Money 6 02-20-2007 06:47 PM
Your Thoughts Bozo Hi, I am... 11 09-19-2004 03:57 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:14 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.