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Old April 3 2013, 06:36 PM   #48
Re: E-Books or Paper Books

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
^ I've had the opposite experience - I find e-books are MUCH easier for me to read on an iPad than on a Kindle. And it's one less device you have to worry about.
The trick there is that 'easier on the eye' isn't necessarily 'better on the eye'.

iPads are lovely to read on because they're lit from behind and have super high-resolution screens... but they're still screens, just like a computer, and half the problem with that is you're essentially staring at a light all day.

The Kindle isn't lit from behind (the new ones sort of are but not really) and so eye-strain wise it should be no worse than reading on paper. But stuff looks nicer all lit up on a iPad...
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