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I'm surprised no one has said this yet, but I use Apple's new iPad. There apps for Kindle books, free books, and Apple's store "iBooks". I can also read content from web pages with this device and the screen is much bigger than my Kindle. Laptops get to heavy, and the Kindle is only in black and white. I find myself reading a lot more since y hands can be free of having to hold a book open. The Kindle Books, which work on the iPad, might be the better way to buy books since Apple's books only work on the iPad (just like songs bought of iTunes which only work in iTunes or Apple's iPod. -D.Lee > From: Guven Witteveen <email@example.com> > > Dear EDTECH readers, > > I imagine that e-list subscribers are more likely than most audiences to adopt e-Readers such as Kindle or Nook or Sony-eReader. Please share the ways that you channel professional reading into your e-reader. A few magazines and blogs may be available in (paid) subscription form; fewer still are the academic journals that are ready-made for portable e-Reading. Online services like www.instapaper.com let one aggregate Web content for use on e-readers, as does the conversion program, www.calibre.com but in these early days we live in, it still requires early adopters to be resourceful and dogged to funnel content onto their device of choice. > > So for the interest of those who haven't yet taken the plunge into portable e-reading, please share the ways that your device now fits into your reading stream. > > Sincerely, > > Guven Witteveen, sjmi_y@yahoo dotcom > Independent Scholar and Curriculum Producer > --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH