The final frontier in e-reader technology is reading in the dark. E-book readers do their best to mimic the experience of reading paper books as far as what your eyes see, but that also means needing external light for the best experience. In the past, anyway. Now the first e-readers with their own lighting have joined us.
This year saw the introduction of the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight and then, a few months later, the Kindle Paperwhite. Both of these e-readers keep the traditional e-paper (E Ink) display and add gentle light into the screen for reading in dark or low-light situations. Both devices start at $120 and seem evenly matched at first blush. So, which one should you choose? Read more..