Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Electronic Books

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"An electronic book (or e-book) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices" (Wikipedia). "A book is a physical book that has the text, images, etc., printed on paper. The pages are bound together, and the book has either a hardcover or softcover (paperback)" (E-book Launch). This research paper will mention whether paperbacks disappear due to the emergence of electronic books by explaining the pros and cons of two manners of reading book. At first, for those who utilize technology device as an e-reader, it offers many advantages. There is no doubt that it is actually budget and prompt in purchasing e-book through the Internet. Having pressed the link, the book which is…show more content…
Based on the electronic format, it is virtually necessary to having technology device such as the computer, handheld device,... which may be worth approximately $600.00 or even more in some instances and not everyone can afford it. In particular, an e-book is not able to be returned when getting some malfunctions, for example, the compatibility between the program and the reading device or the attachment of malware and viruses to the software. Another issue is that e-reader requires power which is the battery life. If the outage happens and the battery runs out of power, there will be no accession to books electronically. Additionally, the blue light which is generated from the equipment 's screen is extremely dangerous. Not only cause the eye diseases, that light is also the reason for arrays of affection which are relevant to heart, encephalon, blood vessel, etc... Equally important, the exploitation of metals of the Earth which is aimed at the production of e-readers releases a massive amount of toxic gases to the
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