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Re: Disenchanted with the Kindle--a review
« Reply #25 on: August 02, 2009, 05:41:39 PM »
Actually, I'd like to see the same screen size with a much smaller bezel/keyboard. Overall smaller device, same screen size.

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Re: Disenchanted with the Kindle--a review
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2009, 12:35:11 PM »
Those are fairly common observations about the kindle, but they are true. 

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Re: Disenchanted with the Kindle--a review
« Reply #27 on: June 05, 2010, 12:22:24 AM »
A great review and well thought out. I am writing this reply almost a year later because many of the issues you brought up have indeed been improved upon. You can completley delete a book now, and with the newest update (2.5) they have included folders. Fonts have improved and they added a way to password protect the kindles. What I do love about Amazon is that they have listened to their readers.The amount of books added has been amazing. With the Kindle being available in Target stores, I would be interested in your review of the improved Kindles. I wish more reviewers wrote their reviews like you, with actual hands on experience.

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Re: Disenchanted with the Kindle--a review
« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2010, 10:33:02 AM »
That's a great follow up on the improvements!

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Re: Disenchanted with the Kindle--a review
« Reply #29 on: June 22, 2010, 08:30:12 AM »
A great review and well thought out. I am writing this reply almost a year later because many of the issues you brought up have indeed been improved upon. You can completley delete a book now, and with the newest update (2.5) they have included folders. Fonts have improved and they added a way to password protect the kindles. What I do love about Amazon is that they have listened to their readers.The amount of books added has been amazing. With the Kindle being available in Target stores, I would be interested in your review of the improved Kindles. I wish more reviewers wrote their reviews like you, with actual hands on experience.

good to hear, thanks
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Re: Disenchanted with the Kindle--a review
« Reply #30 on: July 27, 2010, 09:29:13 AM »
I feel that a couple of your gripes are very valid.  I also feel that you are too nitpicky.  Who the hell cares about the cover?  It's the content you read, not the cover.  I am a 120 wpm typist and I like the keyboard, though I am female and my hands are relatively small comparatively speaking, to a man's hands.  Even with all your complaints about the Kindle 2, I think it's better than hauling books around.  I really agree with you on the deletion/archiving issue.  There is some room for improvement.  All in all, I was pretty amazed at your many complaints and I think you might be the problem, not the Kindle.

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