Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
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A slight frustration with technology - Christmas Present edition

Julie* got me a Kobo Touch for Christmas. It is made of awesome. I love that it's smaller than the old ereader I had**, and Julie's Kindle (and slightly smaller than the Kindle touch), and is now nearly all screen. I also love that the screen change is dramatically faster than on my old reader**, as well as lighter. And the screen-turn isn't a button, it's a swipe on the screen. Plus you have lots of control over font, font size, line-spacing, etc. It's pretty much as good as book-readers get until the Kyobo or its successors hit the UK.

There is, however, one problem. Julie took the only micro-USB cable in the flat with her when she went home for Christmas***. Which leaves me with a bunch of epubs on the PC, a device with WiFi sitting a foot away from it, and no method of getting files from A to B.

*sigh*

*and her family, lovely people that they are.
**A Sony PRS-505. Its battery died a few months ago. I've been looking forward to its replacement a _lot_
***No, I don't know where they've all gone either. There should be at least three in the flat somewhere.




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