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Old 09-14-2010, 12:00 PM
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Default Kindle Comes Out Swinging Against the iPad

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='' target='_blank'></a><br /><br /></div><p><object width="600" height="360" data=";feature=player_embedded&amp;ap=%26fmt=18" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="src" value=";feature=player_embedded&amp;ap=%26fmt=18" /></object></p><p>The ad is well done, although a bit misleading, but what ad isn't these days? I've found that when I turn up the brightness I don't have the glare issue, and so that I don't run down my battery as fast I just put an anti-glare screen protector on it. I hardly notice it, but I also am hardly ever poolside so my experience in this environment is limited. I will say this however, at $139.00 USD, that thing is cheap enough that you can own your iPad AND a Kindle. How about you, have you found glare to be a problem when you use your iPad outside?&nbsp;</p>
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:59 AM
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I will probably buy one. I do most of my book reading in bed and find the 'Pad just too heavy for that. Not to mention the cost of repairing a cracked screen should I doze off and manage to crunch it. I think the ad is very effective
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:51 PM
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Compared to other (full, x86-based) tablets on the market, the iPad has excellent visibility outdoors. Of course it's worse than an ePaper-based solution but is still one of the best TFT screens.

I've made several comparisons between my trusty HP TC1100 tablet (still one of the best Windows-based ones when it comes to weight) and the iPad is just waaaaay better outdoors.
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