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Sony PRS 500; $350; www.sonystyle.com

Mark Mooney, Senior VP and CIO, McGraw-Hill Education

I work in the publishing business, so it's no surprise that I love books. Last year, to allow me to bring more with me on business trips, I bought Sony's portable reader, which can store up to 80 books downloaded from a catalog of 13,500 titles.

Slightly smaller than a paperback, the reader weighs just 9 ounces and is only half an inch thick. The 6-inch screen and high resolution are easy on my eyes, and the battery needs recharging only once a week. While I could download MP3s, Word documents, and PDFs to the reader, I don't see the point. My iPod has better sound, and I still need my laptop for work.

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