For all Amazon.com is good for, the area where it lacks is obvious: physical touch.
If this were a $50 pair of shoes from Zappos, I could simply return at no charge if it didn't work. But it's not $50... it's $250-450+.
I would love to own a Kindle (2nd Gen. or DX) though I want to ensure that it's best for me
when compared to Nook and Sony's e-reader.
I primarily read articles saved to my Instapaper
, and the glaring screen of a laptop or my iPhone just isn't easy on the eyes.
It's important for me to be able to make notes and catalog articles.
Maybe I should hold-out due to the list of e-readers debuting
at CES this week. I dunno.
Anybody have any suggestions or helpful hints as to how you went about selecting an e-reader? (I live in Seattle, by the way.