How to Buy an E-Reader

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 14 2009 @ 02:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
So you're sick of paper. Sick of trips to the bookstore. Sick of the weight of a fist-thick textbook in a backpack. Sick of working your laser printer to death for a stack of papers you'll read once and trash (and sick of the guilty feeling you get when you do it). It's time for an e-reader. The once unheard-of category has been exploding recently thanks to the introduction of hot models like Amazon's Kindle, which turned the market upside and whet consumer appetites for a device most of them didn't even know existed. But what can you expect from an e-book reader, what should you look for in one? Here's a primer on the advantages of e-readers, how to buy one, and a few specific models you'll want to check out.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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