October 22, 2011
Old people read faster than normal on an iPad, even though most claim to prefer ‘real books’, a study shows.
German researchers discovered that people of different ages could read just as well from iPads and Kindles as they do from traditional books.
In fact, old people read even faster using the the iPad as it made reading easier than both the Kindle and traditional book.
The iPad’s screen was found to help them process the information on the page, even though the tablet’s LED screen has been criticised for hurting readers’ eyes if used over a long period of time.