Electronic book readers are closely related to multi-touch tablet PCs in design, and to a lesser degree in function. Amazon's Kindle dominates the market, but competition is blazing.
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The Skiff Reader, slightly larger than Amazon's Kindle DX, will download e-books and other content via Sprint's 3G wireless network. The electronic reader has an 11.5-inch flexible touchscreen that the company claims has the highest resolution e-reader display to date: 1200 x 1600 pixels. The Skiff Reader is just over a quarter-inch thick and features an e-paper display based on a thin, flexible sheet of stainless-steel foil and developed by LG Display. Other e-reader screens use a rigid screen design. Price: N/A.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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