[LMB] OT: Downside of eBooks

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sat Jul 6 14:29:56 BST 2019



> On Jul 6, 2019, at 7:02 AM, James M. BRYANT G4CLF <james at jbryant.eu> wrote:
> 
> James - who buys Kindle books
> on his computer, but does not
> own a Kindle because they use
> the cloud and not much local
> memory and he wants access to
> all his books even when he's
> at sea or in the African Bush
> and so has a reader with a
> BIG memory card 


Earlier this year, I bought a Kindle Paperwhite 2 (2013) from Woot.   It cost less than $40, and I don’t use it.    But I can download Kindle books to my computer with the option of copying those books to that Kindle.   Instead, I load them to Calibre without DRM.


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