Hardware cool

Looks like Sony are finally going to launch a new e-ink based book reader onto the western market. The “Sony Reader” is a successor to the japanese-only Librie (which I pined for a year ago). I don’t understand why there hasn’t been more products based on the e-ink technology yet. It obviously works fine, and the rest of the hardware is pretty vanilla stuff. What’s the holdup?

2 thoughts on “Hardware cool”

  1. Mainly because people are still reticent on reading books on an electronic support. I know a bunch who print pdfs because they prefer paper-based reading.

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