Amazon Kindle With 3G + Wifi: Is the Added 3G Connectivity Really Necessary?

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Although the Kindle in general is widely regarded as the best eBook reader on the market today, you might still have a hard time deciding which model to buy. The Kindle comes in two broad types – the Wi-Fi only model, and the Wi-Fi plus 3G model.

The Benefits Of Added 3G

Amazon state that the main reason for the 3G connectivity is so that you’ll have the ability to browse the Kindle store and download both free and paid eBooks from 100 different locations around the world. Amazon have exceptionally good coverage on their 3G network. Whether you’re just away from home without a Wi-Fi connection, or you’re traveling abroad, you’ll always have access to new eBooks to read. This is very useful for true book lovers!

Another benefit is the fact that you can use the free 3G connection for purposes other than downloading new Kindle eBooks. You can open up the experimental web browser and check your emails if you have no other way of doing it. Bear in mind that the Kindle wasn’t made for web browsing – the browser is a little clunky – but it’s still better than nothing in an emergency!

If you’re reading on your Kindle away from a Wi-Fi connection then you may find it useful to quickly look up information. For example, you may want to find out more about a certain author on Wikipedia. The 3G connection means this is possible in many more locations than with the Wi-Fi only model.

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10 Uses for the Amazon Kindle Besides eBook Reading

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Although the Amazon Kindle is best known as a digital book reader – and is designed, first and foremost, with that in mind – it can do a lot more than store and display eBooks! Here are 10 uses for the Amazon Kindle that you might not have expected.

1) Internet Browsing: Although the browser that comes with the Amazon Kindle isn’t the most advanced, it’s actually very useful in some circumstances. If you have a 3G Kindle model then you’ll never have to pay for accessing the 3G network – very handy for checking emails or simple websites if you’re away from home without a Wi-Fi connection!

2) MP3 Player: The Kindle comes with a headphone jack so that you can also use it as an MP3 player. Perfect for listening to music without having to carry around an extra device, or even listening to any audiobooks you buy.

3) Text To Voice Reader: The Kindle features a text to speech option that’ll read eBooks aloud if you need it to. Although it doesn’t sound completely natural, it’s still a very useful function to have for a number of situations.

4) Dictionary: The Kindle comes preloaded with a dictionary that means looking up words is a lot faster than it has been with traditional books. And, if you want to find out more, you can also access Wikipedia to learn more about what you’re reading.

5) Note Taking: If you’re a student, or just an avid reader, who often wants to take notes then you can finally do so without ruining the book! The Kindle has various features that help you add notes, bookmark points of interest, or highlight sentences and passages that you want to come back to later.

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HTC Desire Android Phone Mini Review

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There are only a few high end Android phones that come with great features that can match the iPhone of Apple. One of these Android phones is the HTC Desire. This model combines beauty and performance all in one package that will make you want to buy it immediately. Most of the mobile telephone companies around the world are carrying this particular model however it is best to get this as an unlocked Android phone. One key advantage of getting this unlocked is that you can use the device under any network you want. This comes in handy if you are travelling through different countries. This touch screen phone runs android 2.1 Éclair straight out of the box however you can upgrade this easily to Android 2.2 Froyo → Read More