Many people hate the idea of bulky, expensive covers for their ereaders, preferring to keep them “naked” – But this carries serious risks for their ereaders obviously. Scratched screens being the main one.
I have been following a lively discussion on Mobile Ereaders on this topic over the last few days, and people have been posting all manner of comments about their feelings about ereader covers. Some pro, some con, and some offering inspired alternative solutions to buying expensive purpose made covers for their ereaders.
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Ereader covers protect.
Many folk there, like me, prefer to have a serious and solid cover for their ereaders, arguing that not only do they offer protection to the ereader, but also give them a handy place to secure a removable light (should you not happen to have one of the latest ereaders with built in front lighting), and also often a place to keep papers and pens as well, a sort of wallet in fact, which can be very useful if you are out and about for much of the time.
Another benefit of ereader covers is that they make your ereader less obviously a valuable electronic gadget, as most of them make your ereader look like a simple notebook – the paper sort, not the small laptops – which is a good thing to help avoid getting your ereader stolen.
Covers too expensive.
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