When the Kindle was initially unleashed in 2007, it sold out in about five and one-half hours. Murmurs of printed books becoming obsolete quickly filled the air, while panic filled many a room. Fast forward 10 years later, and printed books are still steady and going strong. That’s because the Kindle screen can never truly replace the printed page. Here’s why.
It’s tough to read a Kindle at the beach.
And not just because of the sun glare. If your book gets covered with splashes or sand, you just wipe it off and move on. If your Kindle gets covered with splashes or sand, you’re pretty much screwed.
Whatever would we do with our bookshelves?
True, we could stock our shelves full of knickknacks and photo frames. But books are so much easier to dust. [Read more…] about Top 8 Reasons E-Books Will Never Fully Replace Printed Books