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[*] posted on 1-11-2011 at 10:16
It's always best to put you e book in a plastic bag, making sure it's completely watertight, before dropping it in the bath water. teacher_mode

The same principle applies if you are reading a gentleman's magazine in the bath.

[*] posted on 1-11-2011 at 04:46
An E-Book is likely to suffer a terminal problem if you do that Giron, at least a real book can still be readable!

[*] posted on 31-10-2011 at 23:36
Originally posted by Katzy

Books tend to work, most of the time. :D

Except when you read one in the bath and drop it in the water, of course. waggyfinger

[*] posted on 31-10-2011 at 21:58
I've not even bothered to try one out.

Call me a Luddite, but electronic things have a tendency to, well, not work, properly.

Books tend to work, most of the time. :D

[*] posted on 31-10-2011 at 15:53
Thanks peeps for all the info. Must learn more about all this before spending owt.


[*] posted on 30-10-2011 at 19:21
Originally posted by Katzy
Prefer books, myself.

The batteries never go flat, for one. ;)

I'm with you on that one Katzy - had one to play with for a week-end and didn't care for it. A kindle to me is a group of kittens !

[*] posted on 30-10-2011 at 15:54
Prefer books, myself.

The batteries never go flat, for one. ;)

[*] posted on 30-10-2011 at 13:46
I use the Kindle when I go on holiday or am going to be waiting for an appointment and it works very well. I like being able to download a book the second I decide to get it without having to leave the house or wait for an online order.

If only all my orders were carried out so fast...

[*] posted on 30-10-2011 at 13:35
Originally posted by giron
Click here for information. doffs_cap

Thank you.

[*] posted on 30-10-2011 at 13:16
Click here for information. doffs_cap

[*] posted on 30-10-2011 at 13:01
I know nothing. But in basic principle are they all like the Kindle, where ( as I understand it ) you buy your reader and are then locked in to getting your books from one specific supplier ( Amazon I believe in this case ), or are there ones you can buy books from wherever you want on your pc, then load them onto the eReader of your choice?