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Странник
January 10th, 2010, 04:45 PM
Has anyone used them? Can they replace traditional paper-based books?
There's a nice deal on the Bebook Mini, that's why I am asking .

KegHead
January 10th, 2010, 05:25 PM
Hi!

I recently downloaded Lucidor.

Looks like a winner!

KegHead

sanderella
January 10th, 2010, 07:33 PM
Look at this before you decide. http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/E-book_Reader_Matrix

Many ebook devices are programmed so that you can only download books from their own sites - at a cost.

I'm still using my Rocket ebook (no longer available) and eBookwise from http://www.ebookwise.com/?gclid=COuvjaC6mp8CFZ1h4wodzDTMJA - cheapest one at the moment.

RPG Master
January 10th, 2010, 08:03 PM
I flippin' love my Sony pocket reader. While I'm probably still going to buy physical books, I'm using my reader for Public Domain/Free books. All the hype over the screen is true :D I've read a few novels on it and my eyes felt fine afterwards, something I can't say about reading on a normal LCD screen :P Also, at least with my Sony Reader, it works perfect with Calibre, a great open-source program for managing your ebooks and putting them on the reader.

Странник
January 10th, 2010, 08:51 PM
I read stuff that is in the public domain, so for me it's not a problem.
I made the calculation and going ebooks is really cheaper than buying physical books.

RPG Master
January 10th, 2010, 09:01 PM
I made the calculation and going ebooks is really cheaper than buying physical books.

Thats the same conclusion I came to. I have over 70 PD books on my reader right now :D

Let's just say each book cost $10 then that would have cost $700 to get them all in print O_O