Originally Posted by chuckz
A little travel on the Web shows cases like that with different devices: you finished reading at night, wake up in the morning, open the book and see horrible screen streaks. Then you start believing in little green people :-)
Yes, the moment that you hit that glass substrate too hard that it breaks and the moment that it actually shows can be hours or days or even weeks apart. That makes it hard for disappointed owners of broken readers to understand that they must have done something wrong.