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Books without paper.

Advantages: Small, lightweight, ideal for travel, capacity to store many books
Disadvantages: Availability of reader, availability of books

...It was my husband, a huge fan of both literature and technology that first made me aware of the e-book and in particular of the Sony Reader. Unlike me, he tends to think hard about his purchases in advance and so there were many conversations (well not r ...

Cat199 30.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Portable Reader PRS-505

Read all about it!

Advantages: Lightweight, easy to use, excellent battery life
Disadvantages: You will be interrupted from reading to answer a lot of questions!

I'm sure by now a lot of you will be familiar with eBook readers, an electronic device designed to, for all intents and purposes, act just like a real book. And I'm sure a lot of you think the idea is absolutely ludicrous, that there is no need to make so ...

bamamo 17.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Portable Reader PRS-505

Great for reading

Advantages: light, easy to use, environmentally friendly, saves space on my bookshelf
Disadvantages: no backlight, no new book smell.

For those who don’t know I write Erotic Romance as Victoria Blisse, this also means I sometimes read it. I write reviews and sometimes I just read for pleasure. The problem with that is that my house is stuffed to the gills with all kinds of books and I’ ...

VickyVickster 27.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Portable Reader PRS-505

Easily my favourite impulse buy

Advantages: Battery life, ease of use, very light, looks good, does exactly what is needed
Disadvantages: Ebook market still very new, customers outside US not able to access google books

I am extremely prone to the impulse buy and when I saw the PRS-505 on sale in September I could not help myself and spent quite a substantial amount of money on it. Have I ever regretted this? Not for a second! If you don't read books often I think it is ...

Higgo21 26.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Portable Reader PRS-505

The PSR-505 is in My Bad e-Books.

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: countless - read the review

There was a time when Sony was one of the most trusted and successful electrical brands on the planet. But it seems that with this product they have let themselves down considerably. What is it? The purpose of this device is to provide yo ...

brunocrosier 14.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Portable Reader PRS-505