Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Choosing the Small Screen of a Smartphone for E-Reading - NYTimes.com

Another leading indicator of the emerging multi-screen harmony; it’s not an either-or scenario.  

Many people who want to read electronic books are discovering that they can do so on the smartphones that are already in their pockets — bringing a whole new meaning to “phone book.” And they like that they can save the $250 to $350 that they would otherwise spend on yet another gadget.

“These e-readers that cost a lot of money only do one thing,” said Keishon Tutt, a 37-year-old pharmacist in Texas who buys 10 to 12 books a month to read on her iPhone, from Apple. “I like to have a multifunctional device. I watch movies and listen to my songs.”

Choosing the Small Screen of a Smartphone for E-Reading - NYTimes.com

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