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Old 09-04-2012, 12:57 PM   #52
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And that, by the way, is not a good thing from the manufacturers' point of view. A product that even its satisfied users only purchase once a decade isn't what succeeds in the tech industry today. In any case, your appliance comparison doesn't really work, for the simple reason that home appliances are, by and large, universally required items.
It works fine. Many people regard entertainment technology as "required".




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Why indeed? That question is the very reason we are not likely to see any such device in the near future. Trying to support the validity of eInk by relating it to vaporware doesn't really do a lot to further your point.

Um, yeah. Right. Great point. Tablet manufacturers are trembling in their boots about the PRS-T2. Watch out, iPad.
Vapourware? Why has Amazon just applied for a patent on such a device?

What is this all about?

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