Chapter 1: eReading Devices and Their Capabilities

Pariah Burke
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 The first thing to under­stand about dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing is what devices peo­ple use to con­sume dig­i­tal con­tent, includ­ing what types of pub­li­ca­tions each device class can sup­port, how peo­ple use the devices, and where eread­ing hard­ware is headed. You will find a star­tling array of devices on the mar­ket, but ulti­mately there are only four classes of devices on which dig­i­tal pub­li­ca­tions are consumed.


In this chap­ter, you will learn about the following:


Device Classes

eRead­ers

Tablets

Computers

Mobile Phones

Hybrid Devices

Future Devices

Designing for Devices

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Pariah Burke
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Mar 13, 2015
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81
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Computers / Electronic Publishing
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