Phones, PCs put e-book within reach of Kindle-less | csmonitor.com

Phones, PCs put e-book within reach of Kindle-less | csmonitor.com:

Thanks to Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle, e-book sales are finally zooming, after more than a decade in the doldrums.

But the pioneering device may not dominate the market for long. As Castaldo found, many phones are now sophisticated enough, and have good enough screens, to be used as e-book reading devices. In addition, e-book reading on computers is already surprisingly popular.