Monday, 21 June 2010

Sony Ebook and Other Stuff

I seem to be taken a little bloggy break at the moment, been busy with life (more on it on my other blog)

Ok i admit it , it is not just the kids and hubby that is keeping me busy but a couple of new toys for ME.

I finally got a new dish washer (old one broke a few months back) and while that is not keeping me busy (saving me time in fact)it is new and shiny and fun.

I also proved nagging worked and got hubby to buy me Mario Galaxy 2 which must be played at every opportunity...well when i am not playing with my favorite new toy.



Isn't it adorable ?

I have wanted an ebook reader for ever (i mean its been at least 6 months now) and I'm so please to finally have it. I have loaded it up with novels (96 and counting) and spend every free moment (when not playing Mario ) on it .

It is small and light weight , battery life is excellent (6 days old , have finished one decent lenght novel - Harry Potter Goblet of Fire - and battery has just went from 4 bars to 3 ) . Its easy to use - both the hand held and the computer soft ware . No complaints about it so far .

I don't seem to miss real books , the screen is designed to look like a book and i think it does a very good job. It is not back lit so at night a light is still needed but i like that fact, better battery life and makes it feel more bookish.
Turning pages require a press of a button and it takes a second or so to refresh which is not as annoying as it sounds - still takes less time than turning pages of a book .

I love how light and easy it is , i can carry it around with me and when i have a minute or two turn it on and its already at the right place for me to carry on . The kids actually let me read it , when i tried to read a book they would grab it off me but don't bother with this one. I got the pocket version which retails around £160 and is a pretty pink colour (not red as it says on the box ) .

I would definitely give it a 10/10 for everything at the moment but it is still very new and i may feel differently in a few months ...now i have 30 more minutes of me time and im going to either read or play or maybe just finish my tea and look up more holidays .

(For the record this was not a sponsored post , everything was paid for out our own pockets but if anyone wants to give me another new dishwasher , wii game or ebook reader to review i will be more than happy lol)

4 comments:

  1. I'm still not sold on the ereaders, but your post has made me at least consider one. I love nothing more than curling up in bed with a good book. I know I will need to change that at somepoint but curling up with an ereader just doesn't sound right. xx

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  2. Is that all it cost? Oooh that might be on my Christmas list then... if we manage to have anything extra on top of things for the boys that is...
    I have a lot of eBooks, do they download onto it ok too?

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  3. I am not sure about an e-reader, I am too fond of books!

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