Originally Posted by stargazertony
I don't suspect that will happen. I'm an avid reader. Have been all my life and the last thing I want is "a variety of different functions from reading books to playing games, checking email and watching videos" on my reader. I get enough of all that crap on my laptop and TV and when I read, I don't want it. The only thing you can do with a book is to read it, and that's what I want from my reader.
Did you read the article? The survey shows 66% wanting a multi-function device and only 24% wanting a single-function device. You have a valid point -- for a small group of people -- but it hardly translates into a bold statement like yours.