Chart: Amazon’s Kindle vs. Sony Digital Reader vs. iRex iLiad

Comparison Chart: Popular eBook Readers of 2007
Here’s a chart I compiled comparing Amazon’s Kindle, Sony’s Digital Reader and iRex iLiad.

As you already know, I’m a fan of digitized life experiences. The plus side being the share-ability and search-ability of particular consciousness, which are typically copious yet transient in knowledge. Books are no exception. Most ironically, the economics of selling digitized books (or eBooks) has taken longer to figure out than digital music (e.g. Apple’s iTunes), despite the textual media being the primary language of navigation on a computer.

Latest in the foray of eBook readers is Amazon’s Kindle, which is a pretty amazing eBook reader from a technological standpoint. The fact that it has an always-on wireless connection which rides on Sprint’s EVDO (i.e. Amazon’s WhisperNet), free network access to Wikipedia and a built-in keyboard makes it very functional, and tempting. It is perhaps the closest physical manifestation of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy!

Priced at $399, Kindle seems like a good deal given that Amazon’s absorbing the nationwide EVDO wireless subscription fee. Take heed though if you’re not a fan of being locked-in with your purchases. While there are 88,000 books, top newspapers and magazines, as well as 250+ blogs you can subscribe to on Amazon for now, very little is free. Kindle books go on average of $9.99, while blog subscriptions for about 99 cents per month. If you have your own text or image you wish to put on the device, you have to email it to your Kindle for a “minimal” Kindle conversion fee.

Alternative eBook readers like the iRex iLiad (see video review), and the newer Sony Digital Reader, support USB host storage, meaning that you can plug it via USB to any computer and it’ll show up on your desktop ready for you to transfer files to go.

In terms of expandability (openness), the iRex iLiad in particular in interesting from a hack-ability standpoint. Granted you pay a heavy initial price for it ($699), but there are Linux-based hacks you can perform to trick out the WiFi-enabled reader to do way more.

The Sony Digital Reader is the cheapest of the lot ($299), and it seem to sit right in the middle of the two eBook readers, since it has the Sony Connect store to purchase DRM-enabled books, while allowing you to dump your own PDFs (and more) via USB.

Given the falling prices of ultraportables like the Asus Eee PC or even the OLPC, eBook readers might be up for a challenge. After all while such purpose-specific appliances could be attractive from an ergonomic perspective, some users are arguing the need for carry yet another device.

Competition would also come in the form of convergence devices such as our Internet-connected cellphones, which are starting to have better screens and adaptability. In particular, Apple iPhone’s multi-touch screen lets users expand and contract reading material in a natural fashion, allowing any web-based media to be easily consumed. If that’s not enough, Zinio (remember them?) is launching the new Zinio Mobile Newsstand for the iPhone and iPod touch, giving “free” access to their top-selling titles for people on the go.

These are my thoughts… what do you think about Kindle or the idea of eBook readers in general?

Aside: Here’s a comprehensive E-Book Reader Matrix on the MobileRead Wiki. Oh, and is the Apple ultraportable coming anytime soon?

465 thoughts on “Chart: Amazon’s Kindle vs. Sony Digital Reader vs. iRex iLiad

  1. Nice chart, Kevin. I think the e-book is the way to go although it’s hard for some people and libraries to envision this future. Skeptics and librarians can say what they want about the physical feel of paper, and romanticize over physical books, but digital has huge advantages in being more discoverable, accessible, and consumable.

    In fact, if the feel of paper is the only reason why books are still in existence, that argument won’t stand for long when advances in e-paper materialize. Nick Sheridon, the father of E-paper has said “the holy grail of e-paper will be embodied as a cylindrical tube, about 1 centimeter in diameter and 15 to 20 centimeters long, that a person can comfortably carry in his or her pocket. The tube will contain a tightly rolled sheet of e-paper that can be spooled out of a slit in the tube as a flat sheet, for reading, and stored again at the touch of a button. Information will be downloaded—there will be simple user interface–from an overhead satellite, a cell phone network, or an internal memory chip.”

    For now, I think the Kindle is moving in the right direction, though I’d generally prefer Wi-Fi (with more global ubiquity) instead of EV-DO as a business traveler. Personally, i don’t see a problem with carrying another device, it really depends on what kind of gadget user you are. There are still folks who carry both PDA and phone at the same time because separate devices are somehow more reliable.

  2. Dude! Thanks for the chart man! I’ve actually seen one of these E-Ink-based devices in action before..it’s pretty amazing. Not too sure how long it’d take before the refresh rate is fast enough for video and they figure out the color issue..perhaps OLED (especially the flexible ones) might take up that front?

  3. Thanks for the comparison. By far the best eBook product I’ve seen was the Voyager Hypercard based products. The books were open hypertext, behaving much more like a notebook than canned commercial product. Even my rocket book is better – i can easily load it with html 1.0 documents 🙂 This points to what I see as the big failing of the eBook vendors – they are more concerned with licensing reading than promoting writing. (See, for example, The Luddite dream of Jeff Bezos (Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog, http://tinyurl.com/2eqyvr)

  4. Hi Kevin,

    Nice review. I just recently bought the Sony 505 (still within 30 days) and now the Kindle came out….not sure what I want to do, but your chart helps. More importantly, I think the gist of your post is correct, in that this is still a nascent arena, and nothing is perfect, and it’s all sort of in a state of flux. Things I like about the Kindle is the wireless access to your Amazon collection. But it would be better if you had wireless access to your own collection hosted somewhere in the sky. PDF support is lacking, and the device is pretty ugly. The Sony, meanwhile, is pretty much PC only, but ultimately more flexible, but nothing is automatic.

    For example, i already subscribe to the Atlantic in print, but read it online at times, either on my comptuer, or on my iPhone. It would be great to read it on my Sony, but that takes a bit of work to get it prepared. For $1.25/mo, would I want it wirelessly sync’d to my Kindle?? Maybe…. For $1.25, it would be worth not having to manually prepare content….but then…I already pay for the Print version anyway, and can already access it on computer and iphone…… see the dilemma?

  5. Oh, and Sony’s is Freescale i.MXL, I beleive. Or at least something compatible with Dragonball MX1:

    Processor: ARM/CIRRUS Arm920Tsid(wb) revision 0
    Machine: Motorola DragonBall MX1 (eBook-2)

    (from dmesg)

  6. Please take into account that the iLliad is the only device with a 8” display, which allows much easier reading than its 6” inch competitors. Secondly, the iLiad screen is based on next-gen driving technology which has superior readability over its competitors. Finally, the iLiad is the obly device with writing function, Users can easily take notes on en E-ink display!.
    This clarifies the price difference…

  7. @igorsk: Thanks for the processor investigation.

    @Daniel: Good to find out. I’m more focused on a less locked-in system though, meaning one that allows us to put in our own eBooks formats.

    @Zink: Indeed, I’ve played with a friend’s iLiad once. It’s so thin yet so capable, it’s almost magical. I hope to be able to afford one in future.

  8. I just want cross-compatibility. I want to buy a device based on its technical merits and then buy content based on what I want to read and not play a game of what can read what.

    Imagine if this were the nascent automotive industry.

    If you buy a Ford, you can only get gas from Shell.
    If you buy a Pontiac, you can only get gas from Exxon.
    If you buy a Ferrari, you can only get gas from Mobile.

    We’d still be riding in horse-drawn buggies.

  9. Regarding transferring your own content onto the Kindle, it is not correct that it has to be e-mailed. It can be, for $.10 per item, but you can also hook it up via USB and it’s just a drive. You have to put the content into the right folder but it’s obvious. The documentation covers this topic.

    I transferred a bunch of my old e-books to the Kindle this way. Everything that was in a format it recognized just showed up. DRMed mobipocket and old eReader stuff was unreadable (as expected). New eReader stuff and stuff in unrecognized formats was ignored.

    One of the reasons I bought a Kindle — versus say a Sony — is it was the first reader that supported ANY of the e-books I already had in my library. Or so I thought: the iLiad does too, but at $700 it’s just too expensive and it doesn’t have anywhere near the number of books available that Amazon offers.

  10. Also, it’s not correct that the iLiad is the only device with a writing function unless they mean “writing on the screen.” The Kindle supports annotation with its little keyboard.

    It’s fair to say that trying to type anything non-trivial with the keyboard, given the lack of line-up and line-down cursor movement and the very slow screen response, is a chore. But it is there.

  11. Jim: Thanks for sharing. These facts weren’t obvious during the launch, but now that people had a chance to play with it, it becomes common knowledge. Can you tell us which formats the Kindle reads? .txt, .doc, .pdf?

  12. can i download books in Mexico for any of these devices? I will be moving to Baja California and could cross back to CA if necessary to access Amazon but would like to download to my PC

    val

  13. val: I’m not sure myself. The Kindle does have a USB port for transferring files, but I’m uncertain as you whether you can buy on your PC then transfer the purchase over to the Kindle. If so, that would allow for international users.

  14. I am looking for a device that I can download ebooks from the local library (as well as buy). Between Kindle and Sony, which will do this and with the least hassle?
    Thanks!

  15. Aaron, as far as accessibility and discoverability (I’m not sure what you mean by consumable), the ebook is not better for the young or emergent readers.

    Unfortunately, what technophiles don’t realize about e-books, and maybe Aaron is not a parent yet (although he may have a parental-like love for his electronic gadgets), is that they inhibit a child’s love for books and reading. One of the greatest, if not the greatest, influences on a child’s literacy is the quality and quantity of books in the house. (Notice the word quality is included. The majority of books sold in America do not meet this description.) Take those books away and many children will be at a disadvantage in their progress as readers. How is a child supposed to browse books and have their curiosity piqued by the words on a page if the words and the covers that bind them are absent from the home?

    As an analogy, by 18 months my older daughter was choosing music to listen to, pulling the CD with that music from a shelf, loading the CD into a CD player, and playing the CD. What a great development for someone of that age. Without CDs and a CD player, that skill could not have developed, nor could her love of music that came along with it–sometimes her curiosity led her to bands like Mudhoney, which she seemed to enjoy.

    Unfortunately, when my younger daughter turned 18 months, she couldn’t perform such a task. Why? the CDs were no longer around. Everything was on an iPod. However, we still have all the children’s CDs for my older daughter, and she can play them on a portable CD player that she was given, so now my younger daughter is learning how to play the music she wants to play. But her choices are limited, and she won’t discover the “adult” music in the house in the same way that my older daughter did.

    Like most things that purport to be “advances” in society, ebooks seem to inhibit progress and learning in the young. (Remember the study two years ago that showed that the 2 billion dollars the US spent on educational software was spent in vein! It achieved nothing because there is no shortcut to learning, which only requires a book, a pencil, and an open, curious mind–oh, and the natural world.)

    Aaron, I’m sorry, but it’s more than just some romance with paper that makes people unhappy with eliminating actual books. It’s about looking at the overall cost of a product–and that cost is not just limited to dollars. 50% of 20-40 year-olds in the US admit to reading zero books a year. ebook readers will not make that problem go away. In fact, the problem will probably only get worse. Right now, especially when considering what leads children to become good readers, the ebooks and their readers can’t compete with actual books. Much like your VR romantic partner can in no way compete with an actual boy/girlfriend.

    1. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

      Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

      I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

      If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

      And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

      Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

      Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

      Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  16. I own a kindle.. I find that it slows your reading speed tremendously. It takes longer for a new page to show up than to read a page. I also found that the Kindle has terrible ergonomics. Almost impossible to find a place to hold it, without triggering a page turn. A little better when you can hold on to the removable cover, but still a clumsy feel.
    Much as I hate to say it, I don’t think the day of the eBook has yet come.

  17. As an experienced reader i longed for such a device, and when the Kindle showed up, I was really happy. So, I visited the USA and the first thing to do was to order it. The purchase was processed nicely, the payment via my issued in Europe credit card went well and I was impatient to get it in my hands. At a point I noticed that I can buy books even if the reader is still not with me and they will be transferred to it on its way. Perfect! So I selected a few books, went out to process the payment via THE SAME credit card and….. bang – they told me that the purchase could not be processed because the card is not issued in the USA. I dropped a message and got stupid answer that said nothing new. All of a sudden it came out that in a day I would have a reading device and I’d not be able to download books even when I’m in the USA just because my credit card is issued abroad. Why then they sold me the reader? Of course, I got the package just to send it back.

    I’m now looking for a reader that I can use as I want.

  18. I’m considering a purchase so appreciate the comparison. As I see it an eBook reader for someone who is an avid reader and a frequent traveller solves the problem of how to carry enough books with you to feed your habit. When not on the road I imagine that I would continue to enjoy reading “real” (i.e. Paper) books. I am currently trying to find a vendor near me so I can see and touch the reader before I but it.

  19. E-books will help improve literacy in the long run. People have very busy lives and e-books will help with providing access to books at all times and not just when at home or in the library.

    As times progress so do the skills needed to access current technology. Perhaps setting up ones computer to allow easy browsing of the family music would replace the stack of CD’s taking up a wall. Just as having all documents in an electronic format would allow all text books to be carried to all classes and if wanted allow for students to read material in years ahead of the class they are currently in.

    E-Ink is amazing. Touch screens are amazing. The two combined create a powerful learning, business and day to day tool. An electronic pop quiz could pop up at the push of a button by the teacher as well as reference materials for the topics discussed in today’s class. Between co-workers a document could be updated and re-updated with not only text but sketches as well. Shopping lists, shared calendars and jotting down ideas for that book you always wanted to write can become common place.

    The high end e-books such as the iRex Iliad and Digital Reader have a large barrier due to their price but that does not make the other readers on offer a good deal just less features for less money.

    The biggest surprise I have had when seeing reviews is how the fundamental basic of being able to read many different and common formats is glossed over. You wouldn’t want to be locked into only buying from one book store for paper books why set yourself up to do it with electronic books.

  20. Leslie- Have you received a response yet?
    I am looking for either the Kindle or the Sony 505 for someone whom simply wants to download books for leisurly reading. It appears that the Sony is more than adequate, right?

  21. I received a RPS-700 Sony Reader for Christmas instead of the Kindle. A major disappointment is that it does not have a dictionary function. I have been told that the Kindle does. Kindle users, do you enjoy the dictionary function? Enough for me to return the Reader and wait fot the KIndle to become available?

    Thanks for your help.

  22. If I can download a book to my computer does that mean i am guarenteed to be able to download that book to my sony digital book if I were to buy one?

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  185. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  186. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  187. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  188. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  189. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  190. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  191. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  192. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  193. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  194. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  195. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  196. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  197. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  198. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  199. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  200. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  201. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  202. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  203. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  204. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  205. I have to disagree on digital readers being a possible hinderance. I have a 9 year old that I just pre-ordered the Kindel DX for his Bday gift. I assure you that the cost of this baby is not cheap But it is only twice as much as the Complete Xanath Series he got for his Birthday last year and will offer him almost instant acess to books at his reading level. Something unfortunately his elementary school does not offer.

    Kids love gadgets and if you are willing to let your 18 month old hold the digital reader I am very sure that she will help you find a “magic book” for you to down load and read with her.

    I love the built in dictionary option of the Kindle for the young reader no more hopeing the child wants badly enough to understand a word they may have skimmed over because it's at a good part and they don't want to have to put the book down and go look up the word in the dictionary.

    If this technology was made avalible to every school child inAmerica (dear AIG give us our money back our kids need it more than your execs) let's now look at the world of words that is avalible to every child!!! Heck kids could *gasp* bring home their school books!!! The hordes of unemployed could be hired under the “green technology” section of recovery act money to digitize all the public domain and low on the priority list books of publishing houses in return copywrite material digitized at tax payer expense would be free use to the nations schools, still income producing for other ebook sell venues (they were low on the priority list for a reason so they were not expected to make much anyway), we have a reduction in lumber use ( sorry lumber jacks forestry and natural sciences would be a good conversion of your transferable skills as well as a good thing for the planet)

    And the iPod vs CD debate opposite here also as kidlet never touched his CD player but likes having all his songs on his iPod as well as his 80'sfication from my Cds added to iTunes for him to dowload… “No Kidlet you may not have the Sex Pistols on your iPod at afterschool!” is one drawback to the portablity though! LOL

    Being a working mother getting to the public libray to get a between book series orders would require time travel so having a always on connection that he can finish a book and in 60 seconds have me pay for the next series Without having to build ANOTHER book case!

    Sorry this parent of an avid reader has to say we will have to agree to disagree on this one.

    Get the kids a digital book and open up a hopefully soon limitless access to boos never before imagined!

  206. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  207. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  208. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  209. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  210. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  211. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  212. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  213. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  214. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  215. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  216. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  217. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  218. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  219. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  220. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  221. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  222. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  223. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  224. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  225. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  226. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  227. I hate ALL of these digital readers. Yes “aaron” I DO like the physical feel of paper and the fact that I don't need electricity to read a book.

    Why cook with fire when I can just microwave?
    Why do anything outside when I can just watch it on tv?
    Why have sex when I can just watch porn?

    Because it's NOT THE SAME.

  228. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I aooreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  229. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  230. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  231. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  232. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  233. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  234. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  235. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  236. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  237. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  238. Thanks Kevin…your chart helped a lot. I appreciate you taking the time to write this out!

  239. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  240. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  241. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  242. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  243. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  244. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  245. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  246. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  247. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  248. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  249. I want a reader which does not need internet connectivity as most of the time I am at a location with poor connectivity and also I spend lot of time flying from one place to the other – thats the nature of my job. I have a e-book library at my laptop. Which of the reader will add value to my voracious reading habit.
    Regards,
    Egor

  250. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  251. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  252. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  253. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  254. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  255. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  256. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  257. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  258. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  259. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  260. This afternoon I knocked a book eight feet from the loft in my cabin to a hardwood floor. It fell hard, and without careful control. From the fall, it was hardly damaged. Needless to say, I'd hardly have wanted anything like that to happen with an e-reader.

    The paper-and-ink books I have (and I have quite a few), though not digitally searchable, don't need batteries to access. Also, given the “codex” form factor of books since the end of the Classical era, with an index and table of contents, I find paper-and-ink books quite readily searchable.

    If I were to buy one of the presently existing vendor-controlled, expensive and cumbersome e-readers, it would be simply to have a place to store and read the hundreds of PDFs I've got, nothing more. NONE of the existing vendors make doing this even remotely as easy as a basic laptop computer does.

    Until the vendors of e-readers work harder at making their devices more like actual books (instead of the text-equivalent of Apple's iTunes/iPod “miracle”), I'm not about to buy.

    There is this, too: We seem to be setting out on the path of digitizing everything so that just in the moment when everything important is digitized, the fall of civilization will leave us with no way to access 2500 years of stored knowledge.

  261. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 300.00 Thanks

  262. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  263. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  264. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  265. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  266. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  267. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  268. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  269. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  270. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  271. Does Sony have the capability of getting E newspapers like the Amazon Kindle.Which reader would you buy. I also want a dictionary with it. I do not want to spend more than 400.00 Thanks

  272. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  273. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  274. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  275. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  276. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  277. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  278. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  279. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  280. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  281. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  282. Are you going to add new/upcoming devices to the comparison? Just saw an article about Barnes & Noble's Nook. A very similar device.

  283. If it is all about the a better reader than Sony is the way to go..but if you actually want to buy books Sony's Library is sadly lacking and if you purchase a Reader for a gift, I got my Sony as a gift, be careful and check the to see the availability of books ..my guess is if you love to read you will buy the Kindle. I like my Sony just cannot ever find the books I want..

  284. If it is all about the a better reader than Sony is the way to go..but if you actually want to buy books Sony's Library is sadly lacking and if you purchase a Reader for a gift, I got my Sony as a gift, be careful and check the to see the availability of books ..my guess is if you love to read you will buy the Kindle. I like my Sony just cannot ever find the books I want..

  285. If it is all about the a better reader than Sony is the way to go..but if you actually want to buy books Sony's Library is sadly lacking and if you purchase a Reader for a gift, I got my Sony as a gift, be careful and check the to see the availability of books ..my guess is if you love to read you will buy the Kindle. I like my Sony just cannot ever find the books I want..

  286. If it is all about the a better reader than Sony is the way to go..but if you actually want to buy books Sony's Library is sadly lacking and if you purchase a Reader for a gift, I got my Sony as a gift, be careful and check the to see the availability of books ..my guess is if you love to read you will buy the Kindle. I like my Sony just cannot ever find the books I want..

  287. If it is all about the a better reader than Sony is the way to go..but if you actually want to buy books Sony's Library is sadly lacking and if you purchase a Reader for a gift, I got my Sony as a gift, be careful and check the to see the availability of books ..my guess is if you love to read you will buy the Kindle. I like my Sony just cannot ever find the books I want..

  288. If it is all about the a better reader than Sony is the way to go..but if you actually want to buy books Sony's Library is sadly lacking and if you purchase a Reader for a gift, I got my Sony as a gift, be careful and check the to see the availability of books ..my guess is if you love to read you will buy the Kindle. I like my Sony just cannot ever find the books I want..

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