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 ...]

Ebooks at MWC

7 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

Editor's Note: You may recall my series of posts leading up to CES. I'm planning to write similar posts for other conferences and trade shows when appropriate. Mobile World Congress is being held [Read More ...]

Something to see at O’Reilly TOC

7 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

It doesn't look like I'll be going to the O'Reilly TOC conference, so I'm going to share a secret I was saving. If you're going to TOC, keep an eye out for the rep from Astri. I've been told that the [Read More ...]

Kindle developer program now in beta

6 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

from the announcement: Today we're pleased to announce open enrollment into the Kindle developer beta program. Read more about the program here and sign up here. We'll ask you to briefly describe [Read More ...]

There went my April Fools Day Joke

6 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

A Chinese blog noticed that there is a 6" epaper reader that looks like an Apple knockoff. Yes, I know Apple doesn't have one, but it really does look like it was made by Apple. I was saving this [Read More ...]

Coming soon

6 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I plan to post a number of reviews in the next few weeks, including: Airpanel 100 The iPad announcement inspired me to pull this out of the closet. It's a 10" tablet running WinCE. It's 7 years old, [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 ...]

Hands on video of Optima OP5-E

5 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

Charbax of just posted a new hands on video of this handheld. It has a 4.3" screen, 806MHz CPU, GPS, Bluetooth, and it runs Maemo. There is quite a bit of software out there for Maemo [Read More ...]

Symbian goes open source

4 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

From the Symbian blog: Symbian Is Open As of now, the Symbian platform is completely open source.  And it is Symbian^3, the latest version of the platform, which will be soon be feature complete. [Read More ...]

A second letter from John Sargent

4 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

This was posted over on To: Macmillan Authors and Illustrators and Cc: Literary Agents From: John Sargent ... Over the last few years we have been deeply concerned about the pricing of [Read More ...]
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