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Old 14-06-2020, 05:48 PM   #3511
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Nope the pouch is crap, the material is extremely rough. I don't use screen protector on my kindle. Heard bad experience about having screen protector on kindle.

I bought my PW3 from geek bite about 2-3 years back. During that time there were not many kindle resellers. Geekbite was one of the cheapest and had the most positive feedback.

Later on I bought PW4. A lot more resllers now. Theirs wasn't the cheapest but so far my PW3 still going strong. Did a comparison with the other resellers was only about $5-$10 cheaper. So decided to just patron Geekbite again despite the slightly higher price for peace of mind.
Thanks for sharing !
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Old 15-06-2020, 05:26 PM   #3512
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Where to get it cheapest?
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Old 16-06-2020, 03:26 PM   #3513
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kindle noob here

hi Kindle gurus,

i'm interested in getting a PW4. now amazon selling about SGD170.

however, would like to check the usability. can Kindle use libby ? or we can only buy from ebooks from amazon?
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Old 17-06-2020, 07:54 AM   #3514
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hi Kindle gurus,

i'm interested in getting a PW4. now amazon selling about SGD170.

however, would like to check the usability. can Kindle use libby ? or we can only buy from ebooks from amazon?
I saw a kindle on shopee usual price 189 , tomorrow will be 169
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Old 17-06-2020, 07:56 AM   #3515
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hi Kindle gurus,

i'm interested in getting a PW4. now amazon selling about SGD170.

however, would like to check the usability. can Kindle use libby ? or we can only buy from ebooks from amazon?
Can Google for this : no , you cannot use libby
https://www.amazon.com/ask/questions/Tx1N0Y6YWP71SBN/
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Old 17-06-2020, 08:00 AM   #3516
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Can I use Libby or OverDrive on e-Readers?

NLB currently does not purchase and support eBooks in Kindle or Nook formats as they are not officially available to the Singapore market.

https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/Main/Help/HowDoI

A built-in OverDrive feature is available in Kobo eReaders. Since Nov 2019, this feature has been compatible in Singapore. The built-in OverDrive feature is only available for these Kobo eReaders:

Kobo Libra H2O
Kobo Forma
Kobo Aura ONE
Kobo Aura Edition 2
Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2
Kobo Clara HD
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Old 17-06-2020, 09:18 AM   #3517
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https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg › Help
eResources | National Library Board Singapore

Hmm I think I might end up buying kobo because of overdrive
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Old 18-06-2020, 10:05 AM   #3518
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Ok, Guess we have to convert.

Thanks for the strong reply
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Old 22-06-2020, 10:37 PM   #3519
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Nope the pouch is crap, the material is extremely rough. I don't use screen protector on my kindle. Heard bad experience about having screen protector on kindle.

I bought my PW3 from geek bite about 2-3 years back. During that time there were not many kindle resellers. Geekbite was one of the cheapest and had the most positive feedback.

Later on I bought PW4. A lot more resllers now. Theirs wasn't the cheapest but so far my PW3 still going strong. Did a comparison with the other resellers was only about $5-$10 cheaper. So decided to just patron Geekbite again despite the slightly higher price for peace of mind.
Same same.....bought PW3 2/3 years back lol. still going strong.
damn....need an excuse to get the OASIS.

BTH already
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Old 30-06-2020, 10:22 AM   #3520
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Just sharing my experience here.
I bought PW4 from a seller on Carousell, named yunnnn.
$170 for 8GB and $220 for 32GB, excluding shipping fee.

It comes with ad, I googled and most people contact amazon customer service and they helped to remove the ad free. The guy who answered my enquires did help me. I’ve seen some people saying that some might not help.

I was able to buy kindle ebooks on amazon without using US address/gift cards/VPN initially. However, recently they did not allow me to buy books. Not sure what’s the issue. Anyway, I changed my address using one of the address provider by a forwarder. Used gift cards instead of credit card and VPN too.
The VPN I used is Windscribe. 2gb/month free without an account. Signed up an account and got 10gb/month. Not sure how true is the per month thing, just started using it only.
Without VPN, I am still able to browse the books, I only on it when I am ready to purchase the book.
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Old 01-07-2020, 11:56 PM   #3521
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Same same.....bought PW3 2/3 years back lol. still going strong.
damn....need an excuse to get the OASIS.

BTH already
get the refurbished version. do some amazon magic and you'll find it. I think I got mine at the mid 200sgd refurbished. sent my friend a link too and he purchased it for his wife.

honestly not sure how I found the link.
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Old 02-07-2020, 06:58 AM   #3522
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Hmmm.... oasis shiok mah??

get the refurbished version. do some amazon magic and you'll find it. I think I got mine at the mid 200sgd refurbished. sent my friend a link too and he purchased it for his wife.

honestly not sure how I found the link.
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Old 02-07-2020, 12:21 PM   #3523
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Hmmm.... oasis shiok mah??


the screen shiok but too big to bring out
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Old 02-07-2020, 12:25 PM   #3524
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Hmm true that.....
Wah if I get oasis means just leave for home reading already haha 🤣

the screen shiok but too big to bring out
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:11 PM   #3525
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if u have a bag , then ok lor.

its like slightly wider than those paperback novel ( dunno anyone still remember those lolx)
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