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How E-writers Work

Author's Note

I'm conflicted when it comes to electronics with limited features. On the one hand, I like dedicated e-readers, particularly those that use electronic ink. I also like dedicated MP3 players -- that way I can carry all my music with me without filling up my phone with sound files or draining its battery faster. But when it comes to e-writers, I think I'd prefer carrying a smartphone or tablet with multiple functions beyond a simple note-taking functionality. However, part of that could be due to my atrocious handwriting.

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