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The Life and Times of Donald F. Simmons


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E-Books

Well, the Kindle is finally going to be available in Canada. I'm really tempted, especially as its price has come down a lot (and the Canadian dollar is high). But I'm iffy about being "locked in" with Amazon so completely, and I like some of the features (and the look) of the Nook (touchscreen, ability to lend books to friends) but it's not available outside the US, and no word on when it will be.

Ebook readers are at the point now where there will be something better along in three months, so what I need to do is make a ist of what I want out of one, wait till it comes, and buy it then.

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Last night I found out that Asus is working on a duel-screen reader, hinged like a book, and maybe in color. Now THAT's tempting.

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