Originally Posted by HarryT
The problem with multi-function devices is that there are contradictory requirements. I want a book-reader that's pretty much the size of a paper-back book, because a large screen is comfortable to read on. I don't
want a mobile phone that's the size of a paper-back book
I suppose the answer to that is that it won't be long before there are are mobile phone/PDAs with fold-out e-paper screens for when you want to read; they're almost here already. The mobile phone with inbuilt movie projector is just around the corner too.
The only problem with the multifunction device that you use for reading, watching movies, communicating via phone/email/im, keeping contacts and appointments, researching, writing, taking photos, and recording your band's latest album -- is that your whole life grinds to a halt when the dog swallows it!