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Old January 6th, 2011, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Donna View Post
Linda,
Can you download books for a Kindle on the Sony site or just for their e-reader?
It doesn't appear so. This is from the Sony Reader website:

Q: Are your eBooks compatible with the Kindle reading device?
A: No, Kindle uses a proprietary eBook format and DRM. This means that Amazon eBooks books only work on the Kindle and if you own a Kindle, you are generally limited to shopping at the Amazon eBook store. The Kindle does not support EPUB or ACS4 DRM so Reader Store eBooks will not work on the Kindle.

I highlighted that part in red because is really isn't true. There are several websites that sell books you can read on the Kindle.

Fictionwise eBooks: Free eBooks, eBooks for your iPhone, BlackBerry, Android device, Symbian Mobile Phone, Windows Mobile Smartphone, Palm handheld, PC, Mac and more!

Feedbooks | Free eBooks for Android & iPhone/iPad

Ebooks | BooksOnBoard | Online eBook Store, Downloadable Audio Books, Digital eBooks | Ebooks | BooksOnBoard

There's a few to get you started. The last one doesn't have as many that are readable on Kindle, only titles available in MOBI format.

But with all that being said, Amazon has the biggest selection....way bigger than Sony's. And from the few price comparisons I've done, they have better prices as well.
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