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Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Polito45 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:17 pm

So I'm looking for a nice cheap ebook reader.
Just a reader, it doesn't have to do audiobooks or anything.
I have a lot of epub & mobi books on my PC which I would need to be able to copy over.
Are there any issues with doing this on some models?

Any advice appreciated. ;)
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Helios » Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:23 pm

If you want my old Kindle, I'll give it to you for the price of delivery.

Otherwise, why not search for a phone app?
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Polito45 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:54 pm

Cool, yes. I wants it. ;) (I use an old school phone so an app wouldn't work for me.)
I'll PM you my address unless you've had 2nd thoughts. What method of payment would suits you sir?
Thanks for the kind offer BTW.
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Helios » Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:16 pm

PM me your address.
PayPal is fine.
I can send it on Saturday.

I warn you now it is not a new Kindle!
And I don't have the original packaging any more.
Just all the bits and bobs.
Unless my brother lost them :?

This Kindle:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kindle-Wireless ... B002Y27P46

Wait a minute...
How much is that thing worth?
I may need to charge you more than nothing!
But less than £89
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Polito45 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:38 pm

Sounds good.
PM sent, Paypal ready... be gentle with me. :)
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Ekona » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:40 pm

He's a top lad, is our Helios :)
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Jezreel » Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:07 am

it'll be stuffed to the brim with loli and manga

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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Tinlad » Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:35 am

To get your epubs onto a Kindle you'll need to convert them. Calibre (FOSS) is the dog's danglies for e-book management/conversion/syncing.

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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Savara » Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:26 am

Calibre's great. I've lost my Kindle :-( Think I left it on the bus.

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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Polito45 » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:30 pm

Jezreel wrote:it'll be stuffed to the brim with loli and manga


Cool. ;)

Tinlad wrote:To get your epubs onto a Kindle you'll need to convert them. Calibre (FOSS) is the dog's danglies for e-book management/conversion/syncing.


Cool, thanks. ;)

Savara wrote:Calibre's great. I've lost my Kindle :-( Think I left it on the bus.


Aw bollocks... I hate that. :(
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Ekona » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:49 pm

This is why you should never get the bus
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Jezreel » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:51 pm

That and mentals

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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Ekona » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:56 pm

And the smell
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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby RB » Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:04 pm

I went on a bus once. They didn't take money so I had to get off. Buses are stupid.
A slight majority of a statistically worthless sample size agree.

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Re: Nice (cheap) ebook reader

Postby Helios » Sat Nov 08, 2014 3:35 pm

I'm the Kindle, charger+USB cable, leather case with light.
Buying it off ebay seems to cost £30+.
I think charging £20 plus delivery.
Is that kind?
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