At last year’s Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, ThreePress Consulting president Liza Daly introduced attendees to the small crop of e-readers in the nascent e-reader market. There weren’t many devices to choose from a year ago, but the session hinted at big changes to come.
As TOC 2010 is held this week in New York, it’s clear those changes have arrived en masse. E-readers are bountiful — everyone jumped on the bandwagon — and adoption is poised to grow beyond envelope-pushing consumers.
I caught up with Liza to get her take on the latest e-reader developments: Amazon vs. Apple, iPad vs. Kindle, mobile apps vs. web apps, and more.