Monday, May 04, 2009

BIG-SCREEN E-READERS TO SAVE NEWSPAPERS? No way. Not only for the reasons that MG Siegler says in TechCrunch. It's also because I'd be very surprised if a lot of people are going to carry those things with them all the time, as they are already starting to do in numbers with the current Kindle or Sony Reader. The key to a reader is portability: you toss it into your backpack, purse, jacket pocket, and you take it out when you're riding the subway, waiting at a queue, and so forth.