- Insiders familiar with the Hearst device say it has been designed with the needs of publishers in mind. That includes its form, which will approximate the size of a standard sheet of paper, rather than the six-inch diagonal screen found on Kindle, for example. The larger screen better approximates the reading experience of print periodicals, as well as giving advertisers the space and attention they require.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Hearst to launch Kindle-like e-reader
Michael V. Copeland of Fortune magazine reports that Hearst is developing a version of the wireless e-reader Kindle with a larger screen for newspapers and magazines. The new product could be available this year. Copeland reports:
Posted by San Francisco Peninsula Press Club at 12:02 AM