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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 01:37 PM Thread Starter
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Question I-Book, Kindle, B&N Nook, etc...

I am a volunteer teacher of computers and software for hundreds of seniors at large senior centers here in Colorado. Many of them love the I-book and Kindle-type of e-books to read.

Is this available on the system?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 04:57 PM
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Kindle reader for chromebooks ? Since google and amazon are pretty fierce competitors, my guess is no, but there will be e-readers, but may or may not support the various formats in use. As for apple's iBooks, probably not.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-24-2011, 11:37 PM
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Kindle on my Chrome

The answer is got to YES, I have Kindle on my Chrome browser, Plus Amazon is selling both of ChromeOS computers!
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-25-2011, 06:13 AM
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Kindle reader for chromebooks ? Since google and amazon are pretty fierce competitors, my guess is no, but there will be e-readers, but may or may not support the various formats in use. As for apple's iBooks, probably not.
e-books are digital books. Heck Google Books is available online, and so is Amazon's E-books. you can read right in the browser, so yes you can do that with Chrome OS.

Also as stated Amazon has apps in the Chrome Web Store.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-25-2011, 12:23 PM
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If you want to use your computer as a Kindle, doesn't that defeat the purpose? I guess it's ok to read books on the computer, but a Kindle in itself is more compact and portable. To be honest, I am still not too keen on reading a book without pages that I can turn.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-25-2011, 12:51 PM
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I believe the e-books will be available though I don't know much about Kindle e-books on the computer. E-readers are quite handy and I've found some times where it was convenient to read a book on my actual computer, mostly for school!
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-25-2011, 01:46 PM
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You can find everything in the Chrome App Store with a quick look
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