Study gives Kindle low marks as a news reader

University of Georgia via Mobile Media
University of Georgia researchers say e-readers such as the Kindle are unlikely to win readers back to the newspaper habit unless they include features such as color, photographs and touch screens. Young adults in particular compared the Kindle DX unfavorably to the iPhone and other smart phones.

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