Andy Evans & Vesna Kovac begin to scratch at the surface of the rising e-book market
Last week we spent a little time scratching away at the surface of the advantages of e-books and their availability to all of us today.
Without delving too deep we concluded that;
a) As of e-books 2009 it was reported over two million were available for free download.
b) E-books are stored electronically so can never go out of print, unlike their traditional counterparts.
c) No more clutter! E-books remain confined within one tiny space of memory within the device.
d) Websites supporting e-books often have the ability to translate the written contents into many different
e) Unlike paperbacks, e-books have the ability to be readable in low light and even in complete darkness.
f) Finally, the cost. E-books can be readily purchased at a fraction of the cost to paperbacks.
Unfortunately, now we have to look at the drawbacks.