Monthly Archives: June 2010

Thoughts on ebook readers

I know I’m late to the game to be discussing e-book readers, but after purchasing two different models (both as gifts) I think I’ve come across a few interesting experiences.

The two devices were the Amazon Kindle 2, and the Barnes and Noble Nook

Both devices use a primary reading surface that is the “digital ink” display.  This gray-scale matte finished surface is meant to simulate paper, as well as to cut down on battery consumption. Both devices read remarkably well, even in direct sun/lamplight. Continue reading