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Started Jun-11 by sueinIL; 860 views.
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Judy (DJZMOM)

From: Judy (DJZMOM)

Jun-12

MelRN said...

ctrl if you have to use PC

Or if you GET to use a PC/DOS based computer!  

;-)  

MelRN

From: MelRN

Jun-12

Hahah! Ain't nobody got time for that! :P (j/k)

MelRN

From: MelRN

Jun-12

PS...DOS went away decades ago. I missed it forever cause I had everything memorized...but eventually I got used to the newer ways. #OldCodger

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Judy (DJZMOM)

From: Judy (DJZMOM)

Jun-12

MelRN said...

DOS went away decades ago. I missed it forever cause I had everything memorized...but eventually I got used to the newer ways. #OldCodger

I need to disagree with you about that.  DOS still very much exists and that is the main difference between the Apple and PC platforms.   I think you are referring to the GUI (Graphical User Interface) that makes it so easy for many of us to use our computer devices.  PCs run DOS and Apples run Linux.  

sueinIL

From: sueinIL

Jun-13

Judy, I have 5 Kindles.  Not bragging, just testifying to how useful they are for me.  The earliest one, I now use only for Bible readings in the evening.  One of the next ones is in my bathroom; I use it for Amazon music.  One loses a charge so quickly I don't use it much.  The other two I keep in the TV room for browsing and email/facebook and I usually take the newest one on trips for taking photos--it's great for that and has a good editing program. I also use those two for downloading and reading books. I take those two with me to visit grandsons and they like the games on Kindle even though they both have ipads.  There really isn't much the Kindles can't do, except, obviously, upload photos to this message board!  Amazon often has good prices on their kindles.  I won't buy a 10" because that would decrease the portability for me.  I find the 8" with 64g is just fine.

Sue in IL

CC (ccase5)

From: CC (ccase5)

Jun-13

One can browse the internet on one's Kindle? There may be use for mine again! I gave up for now. can't download anymore from my Library. They did away with the Kindle option and I never understood their answer. But internet on it might help me a lot. i don't ever log in on my phone because Google does idiotic things to my phone then. Ya'll have fun!!
sueinIL

From: sueinIL

Jun-13

Yes, you can "surf the net"!  I have amazon-- can buy things and watch movies there--Netflix, Spotify, Pinterest, ABC, NBC, CBS, just about everything.  

Sue in IL

Judy (DJZMOM)

From: Judy (DJZMOM)

Jun-13

Thanks so much Sue!  Your post is very helpful.  I, too, have a very early Kindle my DH gave me for my birthday many yeas ago.  He even preloaded the book I was reading at the time!  It's battery doesn't last long either and I did download the Kindle reader on my laptop but I don't read on there much as my laptop is bulky.  I think I'll talk to DH about getting, well... asking for, a Kindle Fire for my later summer bday.  Maybe he'll encourage me to order it now as we are traveling to our CO place at the end of this week. 

I so appreciate your help in thinking this through!

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Judy (DJZMOM)

From: Judy (DJZMOM)

Jun-13

Thanks for that quote.  That is true for windows but most PC users still run DOS as it is much faster to do many commands and run many other programs via DOS.  Just sayin'.  I'm not trying to have a discussion about which is better PC vs Apple.  I just wanted to say some of us use and prefer one over the other.  I'm glad Apple works well for you so well!!

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