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yeah, but you look kinda silly carting a pallet of books on the airplane with you.
I opt instead for a pallet of devices. A couple of days ago I boarded a plan with a MacBook Air, iPad, Kindle Touch, and iPhone. I only used the iPad and Kindle on the plane though. The rest constituted my portable office.
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yeah, but you look kinda silly carting a pallet of books on the airplane with you.
speak for yourself
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I opt instead for a pallet of devices. A couple of days ago I boarded a plan with a MacBook Air, iPad, Kindle Touch, and iPhone. I only used the iPad and Kindle on the plane though. The rest constituted my portable office.
first-world problems
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is the kindle or some other device more risilient?
The problem is the way the light work - the damage is interfering with the operation. It's like having leaking LCD crystals in your computer screen, it's something you can't ignore. The basic nook and kindle, the damage wouldn't be as noticeable.

It may just end up being that you need a screen protector to prevent such problems - but that is worth knowing before you make a mistake.
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live bloggers just don't bring the same enthusiasm to an Amazon event that they show for Apple
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Kindle paperwhite is a dumb name.
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Ships 10/1. $119 for wifi or $179 for 3G.

Agree that Paperwhite is dumb.
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Kindle Touch (the old one) now only $69. That's pretty cool.
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It’s called Kindle Direct Publishing. They publish for free, they keep their rights, and they receive way more royalties.
wish this would happen in music too.
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FTR, I thought iPad was a dumb name.

Didn't seem to hurt its sales.
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