B&N Nook – an opinion

16 February, 2010 // 2 Comments

This review is based on the stock firmware, and it was not an easy review to write. It's not that the Nook is a bad ebook reader; it's just that I find it to be exceptionally unremarkable. I'm still [Read More ...]

I just broke my first E-ink screen

11 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

The Bebook Neo is coming out soon, so I pulled out the loaner Onyx Boox I have in order to charge it. I wanted to be able to write a comparison of the 2 firmwares. Much to my dismay, I discovered [Read More ...]

Hanvon N516 review part 2

8 February, 2010 // 5 Comments

You may recall from the first part of this review that I bricked my N516 while trying to install a firmware update. I got the replacement on Friday, and I think I've used it enough to give a definite [Read More ...]

Iceberg Reader

8 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

I downloaded 2 apps for this review: the Iceberg Bookshelf (which came with an excerpt) and a standalone app for a series called "Gossip Girls". The behavior  and the reading experience of the apps [Read More ...]

Ectaco Jetbook – a brief review

5 February, 2010 // 8 Comments

The Jetbook has been out for some time now, and it has been reviewed endlessly. But I've never explained why I like it, and I think that merits a brief review. Ectaco released the Jetbook in early [Read More ...]

Hanvon N516 review, part 1

4 February, 2010 // 3 Comments

This is part one of the review. Part 2 will be delayed until I get the replacement N516; I managed to brick the one I have during a firmware update. First things first. I encountered a problem with [Read More ...]

Hanvon N516 first impressions

27 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

My N516 arrived today from Fry's. I thought I'd take a few minutes and tell you what I think. The full review will come later; I am waiting on a response from Hanvon. It's the 5" E-ink model without [Read More ...]
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