Saturday, April 29, 2006

The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Vista feature will enhance online newspaper reading

The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Vista feature will enhance online newspaper reading: "'The fact that you can put something in your hands and subconsciously simply adjust your angle of viewing and your comfort ... makes a huge difference in terms of being willing to do long-term immersive reading off of a digital machine,' Gates said.
An editor asked Gates how much an ultra-mobile PC would cost relative to a year's subscription to The New York Times.
Gates, the world's richest man, asked Sulzberger to remind him what a year's subscription costs.
The publisher's reply: 'If you have to ask, you can't afford it.'"
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