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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


hpr1809 :: My "New" Used Kindle Touch

I talk about why used stuff is often better than new stuff, with my new used Kindle Touch as example

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Hosted by Jon Kulp on 2015-07-09 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Kindle, eBook Readers, Used Stuff, Recycling, Thrifting.
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In this show I talk about why I like to buy stuff used whenever possible, whether it be printers, routers, shirts, books, or my latest acquisition, a used Kindle Touch, which in many ways is much better than my (much newer) Kindle paperwhite. Just for fun, I allow the Kindle Touch itself (using its built-in text-to-speech capabilities) to tell me the ways in which it's better than the Kindle Paperwhite.


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