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What are eBook readers?

Press release May 18, 2012 Electronics

All your books in one place

The market has been taken by storm with the innovation of eBook readers; however some people are still unsure what they actually are. An eBook is an electronic version of the traditional print book and can be read using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer or tablet PC, or on a book sized computer that is solely used as a reading device. Users can purchase an eBook by means of diskette or CD, however the most common method of getting an eBook is through download.  

One of the biggest advantages of using an eBook is being able to do similar things to those of a paperback book, enabling users to bookmark pages, make notes, highlight pages and save selected text. Other great features eBooks offer is a built in dictionary, and alternative font sizes and styles.

EBooks have become ever more popular for the simple fact that they can be incorporated into everyday life. With the ability to have all your favourite books in one place, on a device that suits you, there is no stopping the eBook market.      

Downloading a new book has never been simpler and user friendly with devices such as Sony’s PRS-T1 that has been called the world’s lightest eBook Reader. EBooks such as this one offer:

  • Immediate access to websites with Wi-Fi capability
  • Small, thin and light
  • Clear dual touch screen
  • E link screen for paper-like display for easy reading
  • 12 built in dictionaries

With the integration of Wi-Fi in devices downloading eBooks are simply a few clicks away. The E ink screen uses as little powering as possible expanding the battery life a great amount. 

EBooks are great for users of all ages and can be taken anywhere, with the compact design and light weight you will not believe how easy carrying your books around can be.