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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

Sony e reader

Advantages: lightweight
Disadvantages: not cheap

**** Sony E Reader **** I really enjoy reading but somehow my suitcase always ends up really heavy so when i saw that my local Waterstones had some in stock i decided to purchase one.At 199 quid its not cheap but i felt i could easily spend that on buy ...

katie22008m 06.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Portable Reader PRS-505