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Jay

Two New E-Readers Move the Plot Forward
By DAVID POGUE, June 8, 2011

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/09/te...gewanted=print

We think we’re so modern. We think we’re hot stuff, with our touch screen tablets, video cellphones and Internet movie downloads. But mark my words: we’re in the Paleozoic era of consumer technology. Our grandchildren will listen to our technology tales — spotty cellphone coverage, 24-hour movie viewing windows, three-hour battery life — and burst out laughing the minute they’re out of earshot.

Take e-book readers, like the Kindle and its rivals. “Come on, Grandma. You really couldn’t read Kindle books on a Nook, or vice versa? What a dumb system!” “Tell us again why you couldn’t read Harry Potter books on e-readers?” “Grandpa, what do you mean ‘monochrome?’ ”