Originally Posted by NatCh
Personally, if it will do the stuff I need it to, the better visibility of the e-ink, and the greater battery life that goes with it would more than off-set the lack of "laptop" features. But I'm not looking for a fully stand-alone device in the first place, but rather a data appliance.
I don't look at these devices as an alternative to a computer or a laptop, but an alternative to paper. If I can do it with a piece of paper or notepad, I want to be able to do it with the reader.