iPad, First Look
Philip Miller Tate
Philmt59 at aol.com
Sat Apr 3 16:40:52 CDT 2010
> One really can't cozy up with a laptop in a soft chair nor in bed.
> I can't see myself "utilizing the facilities", if you will, with a
> computer in hand as one might do with a magazine.
> PDFs can be copy protected, as well as requiring a password to
> access. Too bad the e-book publishers don't take advantage of this
> more universal format.
> Also, one potential with the Kindle - there was some book that
> Amazon lost the permission to distribute. Don't assume that once
> you download your book it belongs to you. Whatever this title was
> suddenly disappeared from all the users' Kindles. I guess the
> device needs to "phone home" to be sure you still have permission
> to read what you downloaded.
> Joe, N6DGY
My wife will tell you that you can cozy up to a Sony e-reader a lot
more easily than a full-size book in bed. At least, that's her excuse.
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