links for 2010-05-28
by Martin Belam, 28 May 2010
"I do go to newspaper websites (of all stripes) to read the comment stuff but mostly it just annoys me. Reading it is irrational but I still do it. Paywalls will help me stop irritating myself."
"Alongside the touchscreen device, most of Acer's attention was devoted to the LumiRead, its first e-reader. It shares a similar design to the tablet but uses a 6-inch e-paper display and a joystick for input. Its unique touch is a scanner that can recognize ISBN codes and use physical books as the source for a wish list for downloads."