[dba-Tech] Kindle

Salakhetdinov Shamil mcp2004 at mail.ru
Wed Feb 17 01:23:42 CST 2016

 Have both - Kindle PaperWhite and Kindle Fire HD 8 - the latter helps to fall asleep much quicker. Tested. :)

>Tuesday, February 16, 2016 11:54 PM -06:00 from "John R Bartow" <jbartow at winhaven.net>:
>Studies have shown that backlit devices like tablets are not conducive to
>proper sleep. While e-ink readers are much closer to traditional paper
>books, even front lighted models.
>Here we even see NPR and Fox News agreeing on something:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: dba-Tech [mailto:dba-tech-bounces at databaseadvisors.com] On Behalf Of
>Susan Harkins
>Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:52 PM
>To: 'Discussion of Hardware and Software issues'
>Subject: [dba-Tech] Kindle
>I know this is probably a tad off topic for this group but I'd like to ask
>about Kindle devices. I've been using Kindle PC, but frankly, it's
>cumbersome. I'm thinking about buying a dedicated device, just for the small
>size. Right now, I'm reading Kindle downloads from Amazon but I know there
>are other formats. Are there any devices that handle multiple formats? If
>not, I'll stick with a Kindle but cheap is good - I don't need a lot of
>fancy options. I just like to read in bed. J 
>Susan H. 

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