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  1. zetroc

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    For those who will use their tablet to also read eBooks, will you use and purchase books with Google's eBooks or will you download the Kindle app and purchase your books through Amazon?
     

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    Price being even, Google.
     
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    I wonder how good their magazine reader will be or is each interface supplied by the publisher.
     
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    I already have plenty of Kindle books so I might stick with them. Hopefully they have a killer Honeycomb app.
     
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    Same here.
     
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    I was planning to have both installed. As well as the B&N app. Is there a reason to limit to one?

    I have tended to check out the various sites for deals like free books and downloaded them on my phone. Looking forward to switching them to my tablet some day soon.
     
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    No, no need to limit oneself. I just wondered which people thought was better (functionality, features, etc)
     
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    well i noticed that there are a hell of a lot more google books with illustrations than there are with kindle. great for the classics
     
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    It seems to me that the Kindle has more features (bookmarking, notes, highlighting) than Google Books which may make it more appealing.
     
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    Why not both? Use whatever store offers what you need for that particular purchase. That's what I would do.
     
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    To answer the question again, but maybe in the spirit of the OP's intent, I would probably choose the Kindle App over any other. I like the Kindle app and as a result I have more Kindle books.

    But the Kindle was the first app I tried and if someone tried the B&N app first, they may feel the opposite. Your mileage mavary I guess.
     
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