kidspot social
kidspot social
Login | Join Kidspot Social | Contact us | Advertise with us
 
 
 

Mothers Forum

  Browse Forum   Category Product reviews, hints, tips and bargains   Active Topics   Search  
Discuss and share your thoughts and interests.
GENERAL » Product reviews, hints, tips and bargains » Kindle - is it worth it?
Add your reply

Product reviews, hints, tips and bargains


 
Add to bookmarks
Go back to show all topics in Product reviews, hints, tips and bargains
Go back and browse all categories
First Page | « Previous page  |  viewing posts 1-11 of 15  |  Next page » | Last Page   of 2
 Kindle - is it worth it?

21-04-2012,10:19 AM      
thecoffeelady
Join Date : Feb 2012
Location : Unspecified
Posts : 123


Ok, this isn't a review but I want other peoples reviews please, has anyone on here got a kindle reader and is it worth it? thanks!!!

_______________________
A diamond is just a peice of charcoal that's handled stress extremely well
SHARE:
22-04-2012,7:28 PM      
SarahK
Join Date : Mar 2010
Location : Titirangi
Posts : 563

Hi there!
I don't have one but have considered it a few times. We had a topic about this last year. Check it out there were a few reviews there :)
 
http://social.kidspot.co.nz/topic.php?topic_id=4530
_______________________
23-04-2012,1:47 PM      
krystalmarie
Join Date : Mar 2011
Location : hawera
Posts : 89

i have wanted one for a while now but hubby reckons i would be better off with a decent tablet and get e-books thru that so i can still do other things on it and not just read

_______________________

24-04-2012,1:36 PM      
ClaireG
Join Date : Apr 2010
Location : Nelson South
Posts : 26

I have been looking at getting one for a while and have decided that I really do want one. I have found out that I can get a Kindle Touch, case and shipping from Amazon for less that a Kindle touch is on it's own in NZ.
01-05-2012,10:15 AM      
LIVINGLIFE
Join Date : Apr 2011
Location : Cambridge
Posts : 86

My Irish friend has one and she absolutely loves it, as she travels a bit she cant go anywhere without it and she says it is easy to dwonload books and ALOT cheaper then buying them.
_______________________
01-05-2012,12:37 PM      
raglanmum
Join Date : Sep 2010
Location : Raglan
Posts : 223

I would love one too... but I tend to agree with krystalmarie, about getting a tablet, that does more than just read books...
_______________________
Kaz
01-05-2012,1:02 PM      
jopukeko
Join Date : Apr 2010
Location : Claudelands
Posts : 171

I have just downloaded the free Kindle app to my iPad but I have only read a couple of kids books on it. I haven't read a novel or anything get. It you have a tablet or iPad I would just get the free app.
_______________________
01-05-2012,1:07 PM      
Christchurchmum
Join Date : Oct 2009
Location : Ilam
Posts : 35

I have a Kindle and an Ipad and i love them both. IMO if you want something compact light and just want to read books then the kindle is the go. It pops into my handbag no trouble . I now prefer reading on it to reading a paper book! The thing about the kindle is that it LOOKS like a page of a book ie you have to have a light on if its dark to read . An ipad or similar is backlit so you can read in the dark BUT its harder to read in the sun light.
 
It depends what you are looking for but if you just want to read a book then the kindle is the way to go. I suggest you get one with wifi (esp if you have wifi at home) and get a cover with a light.
_______________________
01-05-2012,1:15 PM      
ticklebear
Join Date : Nov 2009
Location : North Canterbury
Posts : 28

I have one and love it BUT it has slowed down heaps as I have just on 1000 books on it.  It seems to be a problem for some people.  There are lots of free books to be had from amazons top 100 free kindle book page.I still love a real book though the kindle just isnt the same.
_______________________
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full!
01-05-2012,1:18 PM      
Foxy
Join Date : Nov 2009
Location : Dunedin
Posts : 29

My husband bought me a Kindle - I read a lot. Initally I didn't like the idea, but I love it now. I pop it in my bag to read during lunch at work, I have a cover with a light so I can read in bed, and it's great. I read it in the bath too lol ( if you're worried about dropping it, just put it inside a clear snap lock bag). E books are much cheaper ( many are free if you know where to look), and in a small house, we don't have room for many books anyway. I recently went on holiday and it was perfect to travel with, we had reading material for me and the kids.

A tablet may be more verstaile, but Kindles are easy on the eyes, so I would prefer that if you want something for reading a lot.
_______________________
~Foxy~
01-05-2012,8:50 PM      
starla
Join Date : Nov 2011
Location : christchurch
Posts : 5

no i don't have one i prefer real books but i have an app on my android phone called Wattpad. it's great and free
_______________________
starla
First Page | « Previous page  |  viewing posts 1-11 of 15  |  Next page » | Last Page   of 2
 
New Topic Add your reply


   
 
 
 
Remember Me
 
sign up


kidspot Kiwiherb
 
The natural choice
If you’re looking for a gentle yet effective health solution for you children, Kiwiherb is the natural choice. To read what mum's are saying about two of Kiwiherb’s children’s health products, click here...
kidspot Careefree Plus
 
Be Carefree!
It doesn’t matter how old you are, Light Bladder Leakage or ‘LBL’ is very common amongst all women. Carefree Plus Regular liners are specifically designed for LBL – Read the reviews...
kidspot Mums Say
 
LEGO® DUPLO®
Let your little ones imagination run wild because learning has never been so much fun with LEGO DUPLO Number Train & LEGO DUPLO Creative Animals! Register now...
kidspot Mum's Say
 
Tommee Tippee Miomee
The Tommee Tippee Single Electric Breast pump is easy to hold and lightweight to carry, easing the experience and comfort of expressing at home or on the go. Read the reviews...
kidspot Mum's Say
 
CITROËN
Mum's have been test driving a Quantum Leap forward in family motoring. The CITROËN Grand C4 Picasso is here and totally ahead of its time with major advances in styling and technology. Read what they are saying....
kidspot Recent Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot Team Buiding Days (5)
kidspot doktor power (4)
kidspot Before and After photo eeekkk (4)
kidspot Christmas 2014!! ahhhh (8)
kidspot Should they have weapons? (4)
kidspot Is walking around hamilton lake still safe?? (4)
kidspot Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder (4)
kidspot Kid's walking to school (8)
View more Recent Topics
 
 
kidspot Recent Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot Rain rain go away (3)
kidspot Party planning (0)
kidspot Kids - not for the faint hearted (5)
kidspot Lazy sundays (4)
kidspot I can haz all the things! (5)
kidspot No! (5)
kidspot Essential (1)
kidspot Sadness for my mum (2)
View more Recent Blogs
 
 
kidspot Popular Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot Epilady's (14)
kidspot Pamper Yourself - You Deserve It (14)
kidspot Father's Day - Are you sorted? (14)
kidspot Pink walk & Pink challenge (run) (12)
kidspot Week Four (12)
kidspot random act of kindness day (12)
kidspot Hot Chocolate Ice Cream? (11)
kidspot Favourite meal's for the family (10)
View more Popular Topics
 
 
kidspot Popular Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot School Yard Chats (18)
kidspot Watermelon cupcakes (16)
kidspot Getting sick for your birthday (15)