Originally Posted by murraypaul
Shrug. For me, the value of eInk was that it would let me read for an entire transatlantic flight, which my PDA wouldn't. Now tablets can do that.
People have different reasons for choosing devices, which might not be the same as yours.
Well, yes, but e-ink readers aren't a "simple marketing ploy" either. I have a tablet and an e-reader. I prefer reading on e-ink, and I'm not alone. Neither the tablet nor the dedicated e-reader is an obvious choice.