I will never give up actual books made out of paper. My mother won a Kindle at her work's Christmas party and she gave it to me, since she still hasn't figured out how to use a VCR, but I hate the thing. It's sitting on a shelf in my room covered in dust already. She's already said she doesn't mind if I just decide to sell it, but I've just been too lazy to put an ad on Craigslist.
Anybody want to buy a paper white Kindle that's only been used for like 1 hour total?
Do not think I could go completely digital. Modern technology has its place, so does old school technology. I'll use a Kindle for convenience , but treasured books must be paper. Do enjoy audiobooks, as it allows multi-tasking. Computers allow contact world wide- much better than smoke signals.
Call me silly if you want, but it sounds medically unhealthy to me to keep adding more and more electronics to our lives. When I think of it, I have visions of invisible electronic waves bombarding my body from every angle, 24/7. Also, it would mess up my style of decorating to have lots of electronics around. I like the turn-of-the century (19th to 20th) arts and crafts look. I tell you, I have to keep working harder and harder to remain in the past!
I honestly don't know or remember. I didn't realize some of these things have ads on them and some don't.
Yeah, it's $20 more without the ads. I begrudge the reading real estate they would take up.
I am very much considering buying a Paperwhite because I don't like the clip-on reading lights, my lamp keeps my husband awake, and a backlit technology like a monitor or iPad is hard on my eyes (I already have to look at that all day; the Paperwhite uses a different technology so that the light actually shines down on the e-ink rather than out into your eyes). It would be PERFECT for night reading. Generally I have my Kindle, a nonfiction book or two, and a fiction book or two stacked on my bedside table. I want to switch out my regular Kindle for a Paperwhite; I think the regular Kindle will go into the guest room, on the little bookshelf we have in there with the rest of the books.