Given the weight of the thing I see why you might want it on an eBook reader. The only problem might be that the book contains a lot of detailed and intricate diagrams, so I wouldn't even try on an original Kindle.
I was surprised not to read anything about this behavior in the article.
Ah, you see I am a Mac person.
However, there is the annoyance on the Mac, that every time you plug it in, it decides you have got a new keyboard and invites you to identify it by pressing certain keys. Fortunately it carries on anyway, so you can just ignore the window.