Digesting readers

While the arguments about the speech output feature in the Kindle 2 continue to fly, the Hearst Corporation has announced development of an a e-reader designed to emulate newspapers and magazines. The as-yet unnamed device will have a display sized approximately 8.5″ x 11″, as opposed to the 6″ Kindle screen. Will this new product allow text enlargement? Will the Kindle controversy promote or discourage inclusion of speech output? Will it also handle books?

CNNMoney.com: Hearst to launch a wireless e-reader

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