Phone Reading

Britt Skrabanek:

My beautiful friend Letizia has included “Beneath the Satin Gloves” as her e-book photo examples on her latest post…”Phone Reading”. I am grateful for her support and hope you will check out her blog in return. She is a phenomenal writer who offers clever insight into reading habits.

Please feel free to chime in with your thoughts about phone reading.

Happy weekend to you all!

Originally posted on reading interrupted.:

I love hearing about people’s reading habits (see previous post) and often ask people if they prefer traditional books or e-books.

One conversation that struck me was with a man I met at a recent conference.  He told me that while he reads paperbacks at home, when he travels he reads novels on his iPhone.

“Oh, you mean your iPad,” I replied. “No, my iPhone,” he replied amiably, taking his iPhone out from his pocket to show me.

True enough, he had a few novels on his iPhone. I was fascinated! Didn’t the tiny screen bother him? Nope, he replied. Did he zoom in to make the words larger? At first, he said. But then he got used to it, and now just read the text normally.

 

I was surprised and intrigued that he felt comfortable reading entire books on his iPhone.  I sometimes look up a short text…

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7 responses to “Phone Reading

  1. Thanks for sharing the post Britt! The perfect post to read when I haven’t been able to let go of my newly bought kindle for the last 24 hrs!
    Have a great weekend :)

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