The eBook Format Wars
A lot can happen in one week. Seven days ago, I was madly researching eBook readers, gung ho over the prospect of quasi-unlimited digital storage, heaps of portable reading material, and so on and so forth. Now, my interest has skydived. Why? It’s those bloody format wars.
I’ll just say first off, I have no claims to being a tech expert; I’m a consumer and I try to be informed, but that’s it. So as a potential consumer, this is how I see it: Without stripping DRMs, there is no single portable device that reads all the major eBook formats. And that’s a pain.