Since the turn of the century, computers have become more portable, and technology has made many aspects of life more portable. Even books have been become more mobile in recent years with the popularization of e-books available online and e-readers that allow a person to carry a virtual library anywhere. With all the changes, there are some advantages and disadvantages brought by e-books. Is it feasible that it will disappear one day as its disadvantages outweigh its advantages?
1. It helps people who have trouble with their vision
I believe many of you must have come across some difficulties during reading. You may complain how small the words are and feel exhausted easily after finishing …show more content…
As it stands, you can read e-books on a computer, an e-readers and even some mobile phones. However, with more companies entering the market, it becomes difficult to keep track of which e-books each device is capable of using. Some devices use files that are incompatible with other devices, restricting your library to only a few devices. Furthermore as innovations in computer sciences continually open up more efficient ways of doing things, it may be that the file type used by most e-books may become completely obsolete in the future. Outdated software may force you to track down your entire library all over again. Also, e-books are much more difficult to share with friends compared to paper books.
View over its popularity:
Just like we for get to use a cassette player and it is replaced by the Compact disk. We can take it as a revolution in reader habit. However, there may be some concerns about the development of e-book reading. Many may doubt whether it is a trend that will last long. For me, the answer must be ‘Yes’. As we have entered into a new era of technology, everything has to be electronized to maximize the automation of work and to eliminate mistakes so as to make our life more convenient. It is very obvious that E-books is still in its infancy and scientists are exploring how to make it