Saturday, November 06, 2010

David Pogue on The Trouble with eReaders

Scientific American November 2010: "The Trouble with E-Readers" by David Pogue

In 2010 Amazon sold more ebooks than print books. Although this sounds like print books are in trouble the new technologies will not be killing hard print books anytime soon.  The problem is that you still can’t read a Kindle book from Amazon on a Nook and you can't get a Sony Reader book on an iPad. The copyright protections are still a hurdle to be solved by the lawyers. The digitized books are great but compatible formats are a long way off.

Read Pogue's tips for more satisfying e-reading.

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