“Join the reading revolution – A revolutionary new book format, giving book lovers a real reading experience with the portability of a mobile phone.” – Flipback launch brochure
With bible-thin pages from London-based Hodder & Stoughton, ISBN: 9781444730562, is this beautiful carry-around copy of Pride and Prejudice. But, positioning itself as the new-era rival to the Kindle and other eReaders, whether it is actually readable and has that “print experience” is up for debate. Continue reading
I’ve been noticing a weird trend. eBooks in stores and advertisements are using Pride and Prejudice as their demo book. But why? Perhaps it’s because the text is in the public domain, and so it isn’t another cost for them. But there are a tonne of books freely available in the same way, so I think there must be another additional reason. Personally, I froth at the mouth whenever I even think about an eBook reader, so seeing Pride and Prejudice advertised with these darlings is an extra little kick of happiness.
That lovely piece of equipment is called a Kindle. See how becoming Pride and Prejudice is on an eReader?!