[LMB] OT: Kindles, etc

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat Feb 4 00:35:24 GMT 2017


On Fri, 3 Feb 2017 15:22:43 +0000, James Bryant <g4clf.uk at gmail.com>
wrote:

>i would not want a machine where my books were stored elsewhere (so not one
>with small  memory  and no expansion) and Amazon could erase them withoout
>my  permission. Were it not for these bugs the e-paper Kindles with
>lighting for reading in the dark are ergonomically excellent.

I don't rely on that - I download them and store them, without DRM, in
Calibre.
>
>As it is I use a Boox T68 Lynx which has the illuminated e-paper screen and
>and seriously expandable memory, but a rather clunkier Android O/S.

The Kindle OS is not *that* fabulous.
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