Articles by Nate Hoffelder

About Nate Hoffelder (11032 Articles)

Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:

“I’ve been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It’s a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog.”

Sometimes paper is better, II

30 July, 2010 // 0 Comments

A couple days ago I posted on and their Kindle pilot program. They're working to create rural literacy programs in third world countries. I took the position that paper would be a [Read More ...]

Kobo killed their own e-reader

29 July, 2010 // 2 Comments

So I was sitting last night, pondering the Kindle announcement, when I realized that the ereader price war was over and the company who started the war shot themselves in the foot. You see, unlike [Read More ...]

Augen Gentouch tablet not in stock

28 July, 2010 // 10 Comments

I've just gotten back from my local Kmart store. They didn't get any Augen tablets on the truck today. What's worse is that the electronics manager checked with distribution, and it's not going to be [Read More ...]

The $99 e-reader has arrived

27 July, 2010 // 5 Comments

I gave away my Augen The Book today. It's a good device, but I already have a bunch and I gave it to someone who will use it. I switched back to my Ectaco Jetbook, which is my preferred budget [Read More ...]

World’s strangest e-reader

26 July, 2010 // 2 Comments

This has to be one of the strangest ereaders I have ever seen. This is the first one I've seen with buttons along the long side of a 7" LCD screen, not short. The Acho C301 is based on the standard [Read More ...]

New firmware out for Pandigital Novel

22 July, 2010 // 15 Comments

Pandigital uploaded a new firmware in Monday. Unfortunatley i returned my Novel before I heard about the update, so I can't give a first hand account. But I've been following a discussion thread over [Read More ...]
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