we're probably all using 2.6.1 by now...so the comments are all "up-to-date" I guess. Don't let the "negative" air of some of the comments distract you from the benefits of the Iliad.
I think we all agree that the device is far from finished, but I also believe that almost everybody here is uing his/her Iliad daily and already can hardly imagine life without it.
I know that's the case for me.
On einteresting thing is...once you've gotten used to it (which takes a couple of hours or a day or two at most in my estimation), you'll no longer "feel" any difference to reading a paper book...believe me...^^