notes on information organizations

July 9, 2010

Tablets vs. e-Readers

Filed under: cultural trends, information access — Frank Cervone @ 10:33 am

Tablet PC in useBoth iPads and e-Book readers have received a lot of press lately. In this article from Knowledge@Warton, the authors pose the question will tablets close the book on e-Readers? and make a convincing case for device convergence. What is especially interesting, however, are the comments to the article. Even though e-Readers have only been in existence for a few years, the dedication some people have to their preferred platform is quite amazing and it would appear that the dedication to those devices is clouding their perceptions on how things could change very quickly again.

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