Being at home on a rainy day, but wanting to read some new novel that just came out, you can have it in seconds. This concept (not hobbled by DRM) is pretty damned liberating.
Granted the PDF converter seems to have some trouble with graphics PDF's, but for books the converter works very well.
The Kindle only allows the reading of Amazon DRM-protected content.
DRM refers to the fact that you can't view Amazon Kindle books on other devices (including your computer), or on other Kindles - i.e. no sharing, the purpose of DRM.
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