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The Dilemma With eBook Readers

With tablets and 5” smartphones taking large shares of the market, one can easily say that eBook readers are slowly losing popularity among consumers. 150 million smartphone shipments is no small number, especially if this is the value of smartphones shipped in just the third quarter of 2013. Moreover, with the tremendous availability of apps of all kinds, turning a smartphone into just about anything is as easy as downloading and using an app, and this includes eBook reading as well. However, not so many people have given some thought to what eBook readers are capable of despite the stiff competition that they are currently facing. Features of an eBook Reader eBook readers are simply defined by their name. They are devices, almost the size of an iPad, which allow you to read eBooks more conveniently. eBook readers maintain simplicity and ease of use, something which cannot be ignored whenever you’re comparing it to a tablet. Some notable features of an eBook reader include: 1. High Level of Readability This is arguably the biggest advantage of an eBook reader over a tablet. While your tablets and smartphones use LCD screens, some eBook readers have e-ink displays. These displays are non-reflective...
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Top 5 eBook Applications

Because of the versatility of the different smart phones available in the market today, the phones capability has been extended and has been used not only to send messages and make calls but for a bunch of other functions too. There are a number of applications available that lets a smart phone user do multitude of tasks from his phone like send email, chat using Yahoo Messenger, make calls using Skype, connect with friends in Facebook and more. Another feature which most of the smart phone users love is the ability of smart phones to open Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word or ePub files which lets them read eBooks from their phone. This is with the use of eBook applications for smart phones that displays the eBook in a format that is easy and comfortable for the users to read. Here are some most loved eBook applications for smart phones and android phones: 1. Apple's iBook. This application is created by Apple and is the application that they recommend for iPhone and iPad users. What is nice about iBook is that it gives a feel of reading a real book because of its looks, its layout, its page turning effect and even...
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