Yes, it’s still the future for high school and college students – the potential to replace five or six text books with a slim reading device is unparalleled.
I just don’t imagine the average tech consumer buying one of these. It’s not sexy enough. It’s not Apple enough. Or book sluts, either. This definitely won’t look good on a shelf.
Kindle 2.0 will apparently come preloaded with a new work by Stephen King that somehow integrates a “Kindle-like device” in the story. So it has that going for it. Expect this to hit store shelves on February 24 with a retail price of $359. [Gizmodo, WSJ]