Sunday, September 06, 2009

Digital Domain - Texting? No, Just Reading My Textbook on the Phone - NYTimes.com

Still waiting for that super-sized iPod touch – maybe on 9/9/09…

IN our digital age, miniaturization rules. This is a welcome thing — in most cases. Squeezing two billion transistors onto a small chip? All good. Squeezing an enormous printed textbook down to iPhone-size? Not so good.

Yes, the textbook can be digitized and displayed on gadgets that students can carry everywhere. But the iPhone version is painfully limited in its usefulness.

Digital Domain - Texting? No, Just Reading My Textbook on the Phone - NYTimes.com

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