My wife got me a Nook with 3G for Christmas. The biggest thing for me was ePub compatibility. I also like knowing I can go to the Barnes and Noble store and talk with someone about it if need be, which I'm sure I will have to do when it comes time to change the battery, which I understand is difficult to impossible on the Kindle.
Since then I have discovered Calibre, which eases some of the compatibility concerns as well as opening up a whole new world of free periodicals and newspapers. I'm fairly computer literate so uploading files to the Nook is a cinch for me.
Overall an e-book fits my temperament perfectly. I love reading several things simultaneously and knowing that I will always be taken right back to where I left off.
G J Lau
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