The 10 best choices for an e-reader

The 10 best choices for an e-reader

Summary: More people are looking to take advantage of e-readers, both for book reading and for long business documents. Here are the 10 best e-readers, along with comparison photos and a look at one of the popular new covers that can give an e-reader the feel of a traditional book.

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  • Amazon's oversized Kindle, the DX, is made for people who read larger format books or simply want more screen space to read regular books. You'll pay for that extra space since the Kindle DX is over twice as much as the smaller standard Kindle. This is a niche product aimed primarily at textbooks for students.

    You can also read this list in text format in the companion blog post.
  • Just as we talked about the iPhone as an e-reader, we also have to keep in mind that Android phones can be effectively used as e-readers as well. Like the iPhone, the three major ebook stores -- Kindle, Nook, and Kobo -- all have apps for Android. The best of the Android phones, in my opinion, is the HTC EVO 4G and its large 4.3-inch screen make a great e-reader as well. Other top Android choices for e-reading: Samsung Vibrant and Motorola Droid X.

    You can also read this list in text format in the companion blog post.
  • Just as we talked about the iPhone as an e-reader, we also have to keep in mind that Android phones can be effectively used as e-readers as well. Like the iPhone, the three major ebook stores -- Kindle, Nook, and Kobo -- all have apps for Android. The best of the Android phones, in my opinion, is the HTC EVO 4G and its large 4.3-inch screen make a great e-reader as well. Other top Android choices for e-reading: Samsung Vibrant and Motorola Droid X.

    You can also read this list in text format in the companion blog post.
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  • RE: The 10 best choices for an e-reader

    It works for me, run multiple apps to read books, pdfs, newspapers, use the free Kindle app to read the common Kindle books. Searching in Kindle is great for reference type books.
    djlsub
  • RE: The 10 best choices for an e-reader

    Article is a waste of time if wanting onsight on various readers.
    Failed to mention that Sony has a model with connectivity other than PC and also limitations in formats with Kindle.
    DG
    dgreer@...
  • RE: The 10 best choices for an e-reader

    These are all crappy ereaders ,backlit screens suck when trying to read for relaxation they keep your mind and eyes far to active.If it doesn't have Eink and no connectivity it's a pad and not a reader thanks.
    wizardb@...