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A New(?) Tool

Back in July, I wrote a post lamenting the fact that I couldn’t carry my work with me when I traveled.  I was even thinking about buying a laptop.  I’m glad I didn’t pull that trigger.

A couple of months ago, I did purchase a Kindle Paperwhite.  I already owned an original Kindle (for which I paid either $300 or $400).  It was a little beat up (the corner where the battery charge showed disappeared when I dropped it, despite the expensive leather cover), but still serviceable.  However, after I’d studied the Paperwhite online, Amazon’s relentless campaign to sell me one (and an expensive new cover) finally succeeded.  It cost about 1/3 as much as the original and it’s a better product. Continue reading