Spending a long time on trains (not all of it moving) ebooks have been a real blessing. I can have a wide range of books to suit my mood close to hand without weighing myself down. The Kindle app for the iPad has impressed me with the ability to push books from the Amazon website and option to open other ebooks from my Dropbox folder. A recent £2 impulse buy showed up some problems with deeper books than my usual Jeeves and Wooster.
The cover story in the latest issue of Computeractive magazine is all about ebooks and ebook readers, such as the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader. The issue is on sale in the shops from today but those who subscribe to the magazine receive their copy a few days earlier, and some have already been in touch to say they found the article really useful. We've had lots of feedback from people who have already purchased an ebook reader, with their views of the respective pros and cons of ebooks and their printed forebears.
Angie Ford said that while she had no intention of giving up her collection of books, a sudden impulse to buy the Amazon Kindle had convinced her that books and ebooks could live alongside each other.
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