Last week we talked about the dedicated ebook readers from the high end Sony Reader PRS700 to the Kindle. One thing that commenters addressed was the conversion issues. I.e., how difficult is it to convert content to be read on the Kindle, Sony, et al. I think that there should ... more >
I’m doing a two piece buying guide for ebook reading devices. What would be your preference? Mine is the iPhone. I’ve had both the Sony Reader and the iPhone and found myself reading the iPhone so much I sent my Sony Reader to Jayne. Everyone is different though.
Edited to Add: Below I recommend buying the Sony PRS700 with the built in light. According to the guys at Gizmodo and Sunita below, this light actually degrades the quality of the screen. You may, instead, want to go the PRS505 route from Wal-mart who is selling them (including the ... more >
My first portable reading device was a multi function device and a multi function device is what I use now. I remember asking my neighbor (who is an eBookwise user) what she thought of my Sony Reader. She loved the display, but for the price, she thought it needed to ... more >
I’ve used both dedicated eReading Devices and Multi-function devices and if I had a dedicated eReading device that had a backlight, I would use that one probably exclusively. Dedicated eReaders are those devices whose primary function is to serve as an ebook reader. Most dedicated devices also have an mp3 ... more >
Christmas shopping is right around the corner and I’ve noticed a number of commenters indicate that they are getting something for ebook reading for Christmas. Because of the hated Digital Rights Management and nearly 10 different software platforms for ebooks, deciding which device to buy can be more traumatizing than ... more >