The Kindle DRM wasn't hacked to REMOVE the DRM from Kindle purchases, but added to other books so that they too could be read on the Kindle.
Devices like the Sony Reader, Cybook, and Kindle DO NOT have glowing LCD screens.
Granted the PDF converter seems to have some trouble with graphics PDF's, but for books the converter works very well.
Ebook readers have extremely high contrast/readability and are extremely energy-efficient, being able to display several thousand pages of material without needing to recharge. eBooks are a narrow product, but they have their own ways in which PMPs cannot compete.
A revolutionary portable reader that wirelessly downloads books, newspapers, magazines and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution electronic paper display that looks and reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.