Amazon Kindle ($189)
Ready to read Shakespeare on a screen? The latest Amazon Kindle has crisp text, simple controls, and easy-to-follow e-book buying instructions. It'll even read to you: The Kindle has a text-to-speech feature for the sight impaired.
Toshiba Satellite A665-S6070 ($1,020)
With its 640GB hard drive and warp speed Intel Core i7 processor, this laptop packs big power in a small space.
Runner-up: Apple's iPad ($500 to $800) combines the features of a laptop with an e-reader and mobile device — in one lightweight package.
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