Just because most of us bought iPads doesn't mean that any of you should. There are plenty of devices, out now or coming soon, that can do some things as well—or better. Here's a roundup of the best:
In today's Remainders: the upcoming. The Spring Design E-Reader, soon to be available for presale; 4chan's mainstream embrace, as signaled by their Jeopardy mention; an idiotic Mall Cop's impending termination; a backlash to RFID gravestones, and more.
There are too damn many ebook readers and it's tough to figure out what's worth buying and which reader will even survive the market. To make things easy, here's our guide to the readers that matter—for now. Updated.
The Spring Design Alex, the other dual-screen Android ereader, is what I had hoped the Nook would be: an ereader for hardware nerds.