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 ...]

Digital Book World roundup

27 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

Since I couldn't get a press pass to DBW, I can't cover it live. But I'm following the feeds of a couple people who did get in, and I want to share what I found. TeleRead DBW Keynote: Shiv Singh of [Read More ...]

Lulu to sell Wattpad ebooks

27 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

from the press release: Raleigh, NC, January 26, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Wattpad, the world’s most popular ebook community, has partnered with Lulu, the leader in open publishing, to provide Wattpad [Read More ...]

$14.99 for an ebook? Awesome!

27 January, 2010 // 3 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the deal Apple signed with had 2 price points for best seller ebooks: $14.99 and $12.99. This is good news. If your first thought was that you refuse [Read More ...]


27 January, 2010 // 2 Comments

This reader was just announced a couple weeks ago.  It's Australia first native ebook reader, and it's basically an 8" Linux tablet. I just heard back from Ubis, and the retail is expected to be [Read More ...]

Brother SV-70

26 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

Brother Japan just announced a second model in its SV Document Viewer line.  The SV-70 has a 9.7" E-ink screen, the same size screen as its predecessor, the SV-100B. Actually, aside from the model [Read More ...]

ABBYY releases first iPhone app

26 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

ABBYY is a developer with some really good OCR software packages. They just announced an app for the iPhone that converts business cards to address book listings. From the press release: MILPITAS, [Read More ...]

Publishers talk about Apple’s tablet

25 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

You've probably already seen this, but 9to5mac has some insider information on the hypothetical Apple Tablet: We had a chance to speak with a few friends in the publishing business last week.  Both [Read More ...]

City library books going online

25 January, 2010 // 0 Comments

from The Examiner A local company best known for archiving Web pages is using federal stimulus dollars to work on a massive project to digitize the stacks of books at the San Francisco Library. [Read More ...]

PocketBook opens first retail store

25 January, 2010 // 1 Comment

Pocketbook opened their own store in their hometown of Kiev, Ukraine on 16 January. The store will sell both existing Pocketbook models, as well as the 20? models that Pocketbook expects to release [Read More ...]
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