There are many ways in which eBooks can be read. Some of these include:
- On a laptop or computer: Reading on a computer screen might not seem like the most comfortable way to read, but due to the rise of the internet, many people do most of their reading on computer screens. And having eBooks on a computer is especially handy for reference material.
- Smartphones: Smartphones are becoming increasingly popular platforms for reading eBooks. This is mainly because this is the one device people carry everywhere – meaning you can have your library at your fingertips whenever you have time to kill. Many large eBook aggregators like Kobo have released specialised applications designed for reading eBooks – enabling you to be able to access the eBooks that you have bought on your phone as well.
- Dedicated Readers: One of the most convenient ways of reading eBooks is by using a dedicated eBook reader. These readers generally make use of e-ink, which is a type of display designed to mimic the appearance of ink on paper. This type of display is very power-efficient and easy to read even in full sunlight. Some of the most well-known eBook reading devices are the Kindle from Amazon, and the Nook from Barnes and Noble.
- Tablet Devices: Last year, Apple introduced the world to Tablet computing when they released the iPad. Because of their shape and portability they make excellent eBook reading devices. And because the run a variety of applications, they are often more practical than having a dedicated eBook Reader.