Ever since the advent of the laptop and the first portable media devices, being able to access information on the run has been a hot topic in the world of consumer technology.
Today, the battle rages on, but a new front has opened up; the possibility of bringing an entire library wherever you go. Read on to learn about the future of your reading experiences.
Vying for the top spot of who gets to back this important dimension of media consumption and dictating how it’s going to be done seem to be Fujitsu, Sony, Amazon, and newcomer iRex Technologies, among others. Also entering the arena is technology giant, Apple. The latest products they bring to the field are the ST5112 slate tablet PC, the Sony Reader, the Kindle, the iLiad, and the iPod Touch or iPhone 2.0, respectively, and each is a unique stab at quenching the varying thirsts of consumers.