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Love of Reading . Finding the e-reader for you . The Apple iPad. Pros -Flexible in that it can do more than just work as an e-reader -Good storage capacity 16GB is the smallest size. -Touch Screen -Can read a number of different formats Cons - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Love of Reading Finding the e-reader for you

The Apple iPadPros-Flexible in that it can do more than just work as an e-reader-Good storage capacity 16GB is the smallest size. -Touch Screen -Can read a number of different formats Cons-Size and Weight 9.5 x 7.3 and 1.3 lbs.-LCD screen-High cost -Short battery life

The Amazon KindlePros-E-ink screen-Has some flexibility -4GB storage capacity (not upgradable) -Build in keyboard-Light weight and small size 8.5 oz. and 7.5 x 5 -Very good battery life (up to 2 months)-Some books can be done as text to speechCons-Limited to formats; books only from Amazon -Cant get books from the library (coming soon)-Cant upgrade storage capacity -Has deleted books from customers Kindles in the past

Nook Simple Touch ReaderPros-Touch screen-Best size and weight 6.5 x 5 and only 7.5 oz. -E-ink screen-2GB storage capacity, upgradable with 32GB micro-SD card-Most common e-book format: .epub-Great battery life-Easy to load side load book from other sources -Share books with friends-Get book from the libraryCons-not flexible, just an e-reader-Limited formats

"Best e-ink reader"CNET, 06/01/2011

"Nook is the best eReader"Crunch Gear, 06/01/2011

"This is the eReader you want"Gizmodo, 06/01/2011

"Blows the current Kindle out of the water"ZDNET, 05/24/2011

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