How the fuck has this not been posted in this forum yet???

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Axespeed, Nov 30, 2007.

  1. Axespeed

    Axespeed It's only after we've lost everything, that we're OT Supporter

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    because its kind of stupid.
     
  3. Mighty

    Mighty OT Supporter

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    Man, I would love to have one of those.
     
  4. Axespeed

    Axespeed It's only after we've lost everything, that we're OT Supporter

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    :ugh: in what way exactly?
     
  5. ManyHamsters

    ManyHamsters There are necessary pursuits... but poetry, beauty

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    that shit is delicious! wish it was a tad cheaper, and not so ugly though... but the features leave little to be desired
     
  6. philvia

    philvia SUCKIN ON MY TITTIES LIKE YOU WANTIN ME CALLIN ME

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    i think its pretty lame
     
  7. El Chupacabras

    El Chupacabras Blue and Gold Member

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    do want (at a reduced price and with ability to download college textbooks at cheaper costs!)
     
  8. 04JETTA

    04JETTA OT Supporter

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    interesting
     
  9. wired3758

    wired3758 New Member

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    looks great, but too pricey and needs pdf compatibility. good idea though, i'm waiting for a good portable reader.
     
  10. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    It has some pretty poor ratings. Everything that gets put on it is DRMed? That sucks. It doesn't support standard file types? That sucks more, because you HAVE to buy everything from them. I can understand wanting to ensure they control their market niche, but they could do that just by offering the nationwide wireless service -- there's no need to keep people from using books they already own on the thing.
     
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    You can email the PDF to amazon and they will push it to the device, I think that service is free.

    But it's still kind of pointless. It's a device trying to create a market.
     
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    I think it's something like 10 cents per document.

    Also you have to pay to read blogs.

    And the books are just as expensive as a paperback.

    etc. etc. It's just too much money for something that offers no compelling advantages over paper books. Where this thing can win is if they get it into the academic world, and replace college textbooks with e-books. But, good luck breaking into that market with the textbook publishing industry how it is.
     
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    Shadowhunter99 New Member

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    you would look ridiculous using that
     
  15. euphoric

    euphoric Who else here has some pants? Moderator

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    because its not the fucking new hotness
     
  16. cmsurfer

    cmsurfer ºllllllº

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    Right off the bat, the Sony looks 10x better.
     
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    I think its a good idea but i really dont like reading Ebooks for some reason. theres just something about actually holding a book and turning the pages that i like. Also i only read one book at a time and only read it once usually so i dont need to save a bunch of them on a portable
     
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    Sony did this last year and got zero press. I'm kind of surprised that Amazon has made a much bigger splash essentially copying Sony's device.
     
  19. Tzuma

    Tzuma New Member

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    Horrible device based on the above and everything Ive read on it to date. Was excited when I first heard the hoopla but this device simply isnt 'it'.

    Hopefully someone will figure it out soon.
     
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    Wirelessly posted via wap.offtopic.com (HTC Touch: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows CE; IEMobile 7.6) Sprint MP6900SP)

    I prefer the Sony eReader over the kindle
     
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    for 400 dollars it should atleast include a color screen
     

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