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Real Books Faster Than Kindles or iPads

Satisfaction is about the same for all three
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 3, 2010 3:11 PM CDT
Real Books Faster Than Kindles or iPads
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos displays a Kindle in this file photo.   (AP Photo/Ben Margot, file)

(Newser) – People read faster with old-fashioned books than they do with Kindles or iPads, a new study says. Compared to print readers, iPad users finished 6.2% slower and Kindle readers 10.7% slower, reports Mashable. (They read Hemingway short stories.) Reader satisfaction was about the same, however, and the product consultant group that conducted the study pronounced the findings "promising for the future of e-readers and tablet computers."
(Read more Kindle stories.)

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