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IPhones, IPads, IPods, Kindle… Too Much?

25 Nov

By: Shelly Anglin Smith

Recently, I ran into my friend Rhyanna who, when I saw her, was reading a novel on one of her latest “toys”. It was a Kindle; you know an ebook.  I was curious about it as I’ve been seeing advertisements on television about the product, and have to admit that I was skeptical about its claims and just had to see them for myself if it was all it was cracked up to be. Plus, is it really necessary? Why not just buy books? So I asked her to run through the features with me. I ended up being quite impressed with it and will admit that it is a nifty little tool that can reduce the use of paper and the need for storage (which is good if you don’t really have the shelf space anyway). You can download several books on the one gadget – pay and all – anytime you want to. No more running to the bookstore! Read the rest of this entry »