E-Book readers forum: E-book choices, oh my!

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) October 7, 2011 3:53 PM PDT

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E-book choices, oh my!

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 10/7/11 3:53 PM

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E-book choices, oh my!


Hello! I want to get my grandmother an e-book reader for her 71st birthday but I don't know where to start! There are so many choices right now with the Kindle, Nook, iPad, and more. Does anyone have recommendations? If you have a reader, what do you like or dislike about it? I need one that's easy enough for my grandmother to use, just like she's reading a real book. But it needs to have portability and a decent battery life. She does use e-mail at home so she has some familiarity with current technology.

--Submitted by: Kaitlyn P.

Here are some member answers to get you started, but
please read all the advice and suggestions that our
members have contributed to this question.

Hints to Purchase an eBook Reader -Submitted by: ajtrek
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19685_102-5217457.html

Horses for courses -Submitted by: grahamstroud
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19685_102-5217940.html

I am a 72 year old grand dad and I love kindle -Submitted by: VANMAN
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19685_102-5217708.html

E-readers for seniors -Submitted by: Bazebolljim
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19685_102-5217146.html

Kindle -Submitted by: mspday
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19685_102-5217204.html

ereader -Submitted by: LGGC
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19685_102-5217105.html

Thanks to all who contributed!


If you have any additional advice, tips, or buying advice for Kaitlyn, click on the reply link and submit away. Thanks!

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