We’ve all tried it. You’re at the beach. It’s a beautiful sunny day, and the joy of reading a nice book in the sand while listening to the waves is calling your name. So you grab your refreshments, your umbrella, your chair, and your sunglasses and head for the sand. But you forgot one thing.
Your reading material is on an electronic device—your laptop, your tablet, your phone. So instead of seeing the words of whatever marvelous content you’re reading, you only see your own reflection on the screen. It’s frustrating. It’s cruel. It’s enough to make you want to bury your device in the sand.
There is an answer to the problem, though. Most E-readers now have the technology to allow you to read your material outside, even in the brightest sunlight.
But how do they work?