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I actually have had a kindle 3 for about 5 months now. PDF viewing has been, a pain in the back side to say the least. I have been able to convert many books, but many will not convert. I am now getting ready to purchase a nook since the nook has text re-flow for both PDF and Epub documents (EPUB being the nooks default file type).
tengo un kindle touch y estoy arrepentido de comprarlo! te puede servir si solo queres leer libros de kindle... pero si queres leer pdf es horrible!! las letras aparecen muuuuy chiquitas y no podes rotar la vista y hacerla horizontal (land scape) simplemente no tiene la opción!!!! Conclusión: no te lo recomiendo, compra cualquier otro kindle u otro e reader por que este no sirve!! PD: el truco que muestran en youtube para rotar la imagen no sirve mas!!
People who have concerns with glare and [email protected] like this - don't you worry. Look at the E Ink technology as the modern paper that is - you can't read a classic paper book in the dark, can you? :P You need an external light source (natural (sun) or artificial (lamp)) in order to be able to read. It's not like the displays on tablets, laptops etc.
I have read that reading PDF files on Kindle is a bad idea when the text contains different fonts for Kindle has only a few some of which are something people have never of. It is also incredibly dull to have to use the Kindle converter to view JPEG, PNG etc. (the description on the Amazon says so). We are talking about major flaws like STILL not supporting the international standard ePUB. Especially considering the fact that this format is so popular, free and open. Bad marketing omho.
@MrSociofobs I guess my question was are they readabl without ruining the experience. But I've since purchased a kindle and the answer to that is yes and no. Some PDF files can indeed be read in landscape mode (not all the kindles have landscape support for PDF's for some reason). Many of them are formatted in such a way as to make this very difficult to do, unless you zoom and scroll back and forth, which distracts from the experience. Conversion of PDF to MOBI is the best option
@SharkAcademy Well, I have a Kindle Touch and so far I've had no problems with glare at all, even under direct bright sunshine. I think it's because of the camera. The only problem I've had with it is that is turns pages a little slower thant Kindle 3 (which I also had), but it's not something you can't get used to. I just click the line before ending the page, and it's not a problem.
@SharkAcademy i have Kindle Touch, so can assure you, that in reallity there are no problems with glare, even under bright sunshine.... on the video you see the glare, because camera takes video from the side, not from direct position as you would be reading. :) the reading actually reminds reading from old newspaper, where you can also adjust the contrast of the letters!
@SharkAcademy its the way the camera intakes light. I have a kindle touch and can read it without a glare using a reading light right on it. Its like looking past the open blinds to see the outside instead of looking at the now sideways blinds. We can do that easily while cameras can not.
@JohnnyZenith I'm extremely annoyed I couldn't get one in australia either, but then I got thinking; "surely theres more places then amazon I could buy a brand new kindle from...", and after searching around, I have a kindle touch coming in the mail in a few days now :D
Im a guy who loves print and after getting the kindle 3G touch I love it and I've found so many free books and short stories that I have not used my gift cards yet. I love it but still love print. I think if the books are in print and kindle and I like them enough I will buy the print to keep.
At 0:30 you can definitely see a huge glare off the screen where you cannot read anything at all. I thought this was supposed to be what makes e-readers better than the ipad, e-ink but from what I've been reading this new kindle touch screen is not as good as kindle 3 in glare.
You know how the previous version had an integrated attachment for a case - so that it snapped in without covering any of the body. Does anyone know whether this new Kindle has the hinges for a similar snap-in case design? I don't like cases that overlay the body, like the Marware ones on Amazon right now...
@BeBeBaBaBuBaeBoo I totally agree! But one thing that people need to understand is that,there will NEVER be a device that EVERYONE will like. There are pros and cons,but no electronic device is perfect in every way. But I COMPLETELY agree with you. They should've put buttons on the side to turn the pages. They'll probably do that on the next Kindle. I'm still gonna preorder it though :)
Hy everyone! I'm planning on buying this,however from a previous review that I saw,the guy said that it's,"99 dollars with ads,and 139 dollars without ads" can someone please tell me what that means? Does it mean that random ads will pop up while I'm reading? Because I REALLY don't want that to happen (and I mean REALLY don't want that to happen) while reading. PLEASE REPLY SOON!!