Kindle Reader

Jan 222010
 

Apparently Amazon is trying to get some press time with a promotional offer of a free Kindle (see related article at Techcrunch). According to the email promotion today, if you order the Kindle in the next 5 days and do not like it then you can ask for a refund AND keep the eReader! This Continue reading …

Jan 162010
 

We got an excellent glimpse of potential features for upcoming eReaders at the recently ended 2010 Consumer Electronics Show.  Each eReader vendor tries to pull from the crowd with distinguishing features such as color, dual-screens, and screen size, etc.  Are these unique features enough to sway potential buyers and capture market share?  Features are important, Continue reading …

Jan 112010
 
Ebook Reader Audio 101

Are you wanting to know what ebook reader audio options exist for your device? Good! We have some for you. If you own the Kindle ebook reader, you can download audiobooks from Audible.com (get a FREE Audiobook Download with a 14 Day Trial!), and since this is an Amazon company they make it nice and Continue reading …

Jan 092010
 
Dual Screen eReaders - Two Screens Better Than One?

A couple new ereader vendors at the CES 2010 has shown some promise for dual screens.  The concept is not really new and brings back the idea of netbooks/laptops.  Some advantages include having one of the screens act as a touch screen keyboard, multi-tasking (e.g. reading and surfing the internet), additional protection with the screens Continue reading …

Jan 072010
 
QUE proReader by Plastic Logic for the Business Minded

As the flood of ereaders hit the market, we can expect each player trying to stake a claim on a market segment.  We can see the ereader gold rush just beginning with the QUE proReader by Plastic Logic to serve the business industry. In addition to supporting the basics (PDFs, digital books, magazines, and newspapers), Continue reading …

Jan 062010
 
Amazon Kindle DX Available In 100 Countries

Amazon is making the larger Kindle DX ereader model international and available to 100 countries starting January 19 with the price of $489.  Now tourist and business travelers can take their favorite ebooks with them and still get fresh local news. The smaller Kindle was available internationally back in October 2009. The larger screen is Continue reading …

Jan 052010
 
Skiff Reader - Size DOES Matter!

Skiff and Sprint has partnered to create the biggest reader yet at 11.5-inch display and will be previewed at the Consumer Electronic Show later this week.  Skiff Service will deliver newspapers, magazines, and books to the e-reader.  Skiff reader will be the first e-reader optimized for newspaper and magazine content. Here are some compelling features: Continue reading …

Jan 042010
 
Which eBook Reader Will Be The Top Tiger?

According to the Chinese Lunar calendar, 2010 is the year of the tiger. Expect competition for the eBook reader market to be fierce as 20-30 ereaders duel for the top dog (or should we say top tiger). The annually Consumer Electronic Show (CES) from January 7-10 will provide more information on new entrants into the Continue reading …