For those who enjoy reading, the latest technology has brought about what is similar to owning the worlds largest library in the palm of your hand. E-Readers are small devises that use the computer to download and store entire books. They are great to travel with, as they are about the size of a small book and fairly light weight. The advantages of having an E -Reader is that you can download not only your favorite books, but magazines as well.
College students find that owning an E-Reader helps them have their favorite reference books literally right on hand when they need them. Parents are stating that by giving their young children the gift of an E-Reader, that they are taking much more interest in reading, due to the fact that it is similar to holding a hand held video game.
Most E-Readers have the option of making the text larger or smaller, which comes in handy if you’ve forgotten your glasses. Most can hold up to two hundred books at a time, which means there are countess opportunity’s to read a wide variety of favorite books. Most E-Readers connect to a computer to download books. There are many web sites that are now offering their books as downloadable versions. Most sites allow you to preview the book first, so you can make sure it is one that suits your needs. There are also books that can be sent through a wireless network in which the user can have the entire book downloaded in just a few minutes, which is very handy if you are in a hurry.
Most versions of the E-Readers are priced moderately. As with most new hi-tech gadgets, the price is surely to go down eventually, when more companies start manufacturing their own versions of the devise. For now there are basically two or three brands available, which are priced in the moderate range.