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Dana S
Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?

Thanks,

PUK
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PUK
just ask steve jobs, i think he has terminal pancreatic cancer, who knows  
?!! its tempting to think that his life style imersed in emf might have been
a  factor
puk
 
 
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Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce  
the radiation?

Thanks,





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Marc Martin
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> just ask steve jobs, i think he has terminal pancreatic cancer, who knows
> ?!!

In all seriousness, I don't know that anyone here has actually TRIED
an iPad, so we can't say for sure what the problems with it might be.
But the fact that it requires you to be in close-range to use it
can't be good...

How about a Kindle, with its e-ink screen?  Anyone tried that?  I
see that Motorola even made a cellphone with an e-ink display...

Marc
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Rixta Francis
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Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
much use in having an iPad, I think.

Rixta

> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?
>
> Thanks,
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Marc Martin
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> So the iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi.

I think there are other aspects of the iPad that could be
harmful other than the wi-fi.  Like the processor,
the LCD panel, the backlight, etc.

And before anyone says that the backlight is safe because
it's LED, I recently bought a Thinkpad with an LED backlight,
and find the display PAINFUL to look at.  I don't think
it's an ES-reaction, but there's something about that
display that I can't stand.  I've actually ordered
a CCFL LCD panel and inverter to replace it with, because
the CCFL backlight displays I've tried are far more
"watchable" than that LED backlit display...

Marc
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Rixta Francis
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I have a Kindle and I'm very happy with it. I never use the wi-fi
though, as I don't buy books. I use it to read the many, many free books
that you can find on line.

Rixta

> How about a Kindle, with its e-ink screen?  Anyone tried that?  I
> see that Motorola even made a cellphone with an e-ink display...
>
> Marc
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stephen_vandevijvere
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My father got an Ipad for Xmas! No he's not a member of the eSens-group here  ;-)

I had the iPad in my hands for like two minutes, I got a slight headache from it as with all recent laptops...

I think it's the screen of these newer laptops (of the past 5 years or so) I'm not good with, it's most likely as with or without wifi I'm not good with it (even after removing the wifi thingie inside), especially because I'm okey-ish with recent desktops,

My old laptop crashed recently, bought a new "old one" on eBay, again with an old screen (I think it's VGA), and that's okey-ish for me...

Stephen.




--- In [hidden email], "Marc Martin" <marc@...> wrote:

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> > So the iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi.
>
> I think there are other aspects of the iPad that could be
> harmful other than the wi-fi.  Like the processor,
> the LCD panel, the backlight, etc.
>
> And before anyone says that the backlight is safe because
> it's LED, I recently bought a Thinkpad with an LED backlight,
> and find the display PAINFUL to look at.  I don't think
> it's an ES-reaction, but there's something about that
> display that I can't stand.  I've actually ordered
> a CCFL LCD panel and inverter to replace it with, because
> the CCFL backlight displays I've tried are far more
> "watchable" than that LED backlit display...
>
> Marc
>


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Loni Rosser
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Really interesting Paul! I bet you are correct. Loni

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Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 2:44 PM


 



just ask steve jobs, i think he has terminal pancreatic cancer, who knows
?!! its tempting to think that his life style imersed in emf might have been
a factor
puk


In a message dated 20/02/2011 20:54:24 GMT Standard Time,
[hidden email] writes:

Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce
the radiation?

Thanks,

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Loni Rosser
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Doesn't it put out an emf?

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From: Rixta Francis <[hidden email]>
Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
To: [hidden email]
Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 4:15 PM


 




I have a Kindle and I'm very happy with it. I never use the wi-fi
though, as I don't buy books. I use it to read the many, many free books
that you can find on line.

Rixta

> How about a Kindle, with its e-ink screen? Anyone tried that? I
> see that Motorola even made a cellphone with an e-ink display...
>
> Marc
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Yahoo! Groups Links
>
>
>
>

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Marc Martin
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> Doesn't it put out an emf?

The battery life on the Kindle is much longer than a typical
laptop, so it's probably far less damaging.
The screen is a rather unique technology -- it'd be good
to see a laptop with this sort of screen (although these
screens don't refresh very quickly, so video clips wouldn't
display well -- but they'd be good for reading email,
web pages, etc.)

Marc
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Healthgal
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I am thinking of getting a kindle. Can anyone tell me if new  ones are
chemically smelly or need to be aired out.  I'm electrically  sensitive but I
don't think that would be my issue with them. It's when they're  charging and
emitting a new computer odor which is a chemical that would bother  me. I
can' breathe those fumes.
 
 
Thanks,
 
Estelle

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adiaha22
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Is e-ink the new thing.  Does this not emit microwave radiation?  I don,t think I,d Kindle either. Pam

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To: [hidden email]
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> just ask steve jobs, i think he has terminal pancreatic cancer, who knows
> ?!!

In all seriousness, I don't know that anyone here has actually TRIED
an iPad, so we can't say for sure what the problems with it might be.
But the fact that it requires you to be in close-range to use it
can't be good...

How about a Kindle, with its e-ink screen? Anyone tried that? I
see that Motorola even made a cellphone with an e-ink display...

Marc








     

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adiaha22
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What can you do with  a Kindle or iPad without wifi?

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From: Rixta Francis <[hidden email]>
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To: [hidden email]
Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:07 PM


 



Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
much use in having an iPad, I think.

Rixta

> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Yahoo! Groups Links
>
>
>
>

--
Our website: http://members.westnet.com.au/rixta.francis








     

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Dana S
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Would the 3g connection be less problematic than the wifi?

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> What can you do with  a Kindle or iPad without wifi?
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> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>  From: Rixta Francis <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> To: [hidden email]
> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:07 PM
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>  
>
>
>
> Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
> cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
> function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
> iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
> much use in having an iPad, I think.
>
> Rixta
>> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce
>> the radiation?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------
>>
>> Yahoo! Groups Links
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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Rixta Francis
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I have never noticed anything, but I suppose that can be different for
others. But it's small, without too many options, so I suppose that the
battery is also small and doesn't cause any significant electrical
field. You can't compare it with the iPad, with it's many, many fuctions
and it's large size and weight.

Rixta

> Doesn't it put out an emf?
>
> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>  wrote:
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> From: Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> To: [hidden email]
> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 4:15 PM
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>
>  
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>
>
> I have a Kindle and I'm very happy with it. I never use the wi-fi
> though, as I don't buy books. I use it to read the many, many free books
> that you can find on line.
>
> Rixta
>> How about a Kindle, with its e-ink screen? Anyone tried that? I
>> see that Motorola even made a cellphone with an e-ink display...
>>
>> Marc
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------
>>
>> Yahoo! Groups Links
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>>
>>
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Rixta Francis
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No microwave radiation if you turn of the wi-fi. Don't ask me what e-ink
is, but the Kindle screen is definitely different from any other digital
screen. I find it very nice to the eyes and the print is very clear.

Rixta

> Is e-ink the new thing.  Does this not emit microwave radiation?  I don,t think I,d Kindle either. Pam
>
> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Marc Martin<[hidden email]>  wrote:
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> From: Marc Martin<[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> To: [hidden email]
> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:03 PM
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>> just ask steve jobs, i think he has terminal pancreatic cancer, who knows
>> ?!!
> In all seriousness, I don't know that anyone here has actually TRIED
> an iPad, so we can't say for sure what the problems with it might be.
> But the fact that it requires you to be in close-range to use it
> can't be good...
>
> How about a Kindle, with its e-ink screen? Anyone tried that? I
> see that Motorola even made a cellphone with an e-ink display...
>
> Marc
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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> Yahoo! Groups Links
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Rixta Francis
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Read e-books that you download on your computer and then transfer via
USA to the device. I suppose the iPad is made to be used with wi-fi and
most options can't be used without connection. The Kindle is much
simpler and you only need the wi-fi if you want to buy books from
Amazon. As stated before I never buy any books, but download tons of
them for free from everywhere on the Internet.

Rixta

> What can you do with  a Kindle or iPad without wifi?
>
> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>  wrote:
>
>
> From: Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> To: [hidden email]
> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:07 PM
>
>
>  
>
>
>
> Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
> cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
> function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
> iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
> much use in having an iPad, I think.
>
> Rixta
>> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------
>>
>> Yahoo! Groups Links
>>
>>
>>
>>

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Loni Rosser
Can you get books you want for free or do you just take what they offer?  Loni

--- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis <[hidden email]> wrote:


From: Rixta Francis <[hidden email]>
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Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 8:21 PM


 



Read e-books that you download on your computer and then transfer via
USA to the device. I suppose the iPad is made to be used with wi-fi and
most options can't be used without connection. The Kindle is much
simpler and you only need the wi-fi if you want to buy books from
Amazon. As stated before I never buy any books, but download tons of
them for free from everywhere on the Internet.

Rixta

> What can you do with a Kindle or iPad without wifi?
>
> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis<[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>
> From: Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> To: [hidden email]
> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:07 PM
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
> cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
> function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
> iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
> much use in having an iPad, I think.
>
> Rixta
>> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------
>>
>> Yahoo! Groups Links
>>
>>
>>
>>

--
Our website: http://members.westnet.com.au/rixta.francis








     

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Rixta Francis
Of course you can only get those books for free that are offered. They
are lots of older books that don't have copyright anymore, but also
quite a lot of newer ones, which can be good or bad. Lots of authors
that can't get their books published offer them for free as e-books and
then of course the quality varies a lot. But when it's for free, who
cares? If you don't like a book you throw it out again. I don't see the
point in paying for an e-book. Then I would rather pay a little more for
a hard copy.

Rixta

> Can you get books you want for free or do you just take what they offer?  Loni
>
> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>  wrote:
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>
> From: Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> To: [hidden email]
> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 8:21 PM
>
>
>  
>
>
>
> Read e-books that you download on your computer and then transfer via
> USA to the device. I suppose the iPad is made to be used with wi-fi and
> most options can't be used without connection. The Kindle is much
> simpler and you only need the wi-fi if you want to buy books from
> Amazon. As stated before I never buy any books, but download tons of
> them for free from everywhere on the Internet.
>
> Rixta
>> What can you do with a Kindle or iPad without wifi?
>>
>> --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>  wrote:
>>
>>
>> From: Rixta Francis<[hidden email]>
>> Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
>> To: [hidden email]
>> Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:07 PM
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
>> cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
>> function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
>> iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
>> much use in having an iPad, I think.
>>
>> Rixta
>>> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ------------------------------------
>>>
>>> Yahoo! Groups Links
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>

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stephen_vandevijvere
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Rixta wrote:
I suppose the iPad is made to be used with wi-fi and
most options can't be used without connection. The Kindle is much
simpler and you only need the wi-fi if you want to buy books from
Amazon.

Stephen replies:
Ipad is sth of a small touch-screen laptop. Emf-wise it will also be pretty much the same as a recent laptop...

Kindle will definitely emit less emf than iPad, but well you can't to do that much with Kindle, I rather buy books I want to read and don't have any emf during reading ;-)  And what's handier than a book?

Although I must admit, I have put a quick glance on a Kindle, discretely on one of a subway passenger, and the screen seems rather comfortable on the eye!



--- In [hidden email], Rixta Francis <rixta.francis@...> wrote:

>
> Read e-books that you download on your computer and then transfer via
> USA to the device. I suppose the iPad is made to be used with wi-fi and
> most options can't be used without connection. The Kindle is much
> simpler and you only need the wi-fi if you want to buy books from
> Amazon. As stated before I never buy any books, but download tons of
> them for free from everywhere on the Internet.
>
> Rixta
> > What can you do with  a Kindle or iPad without wifi?
> >
> > --- On Sun, 2/20/11, Rixta Francis<rixta.francis@...>  wrote:
> >
> >
> > From: Rixta Francis<rixta.francis@...>
> > Subject: Re: [eSens] Ipad
> > To: [hidden email]
> > Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 5:07 PM
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> >
> >
> > Everything wireless is unhealthy, so any e-reader that uses wi-fi can
> > cause problems. I use the Kindle e-reader, but always have the wi-fi
> > function turned off. We don't have wi-fi in the house anyway. So the
> > iPad is safe, as long as you turn off the wi-fi. But then there's not
> > much use in having an iPad, I think.
> >
> > Rixta
> >> Juust wondering how bad ipads are emf wise and is there any way to reduce the radiation?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ------------------------------------
> >>
> >> Yahoo! Groups Links
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
> --
> Our website: http://members.westnet.com.au/rixta.francis
>


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