Judging Quality in the Internet Age

12 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

As a reader of An American Editor, you know that one of my concerns is what will happen if no one is willing to pay for news (see Is Rupert Right? Newspapers & the Paywall). Compounding my [Read More ...]

The Rise and Fall of E-ink

12 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

Finance Asia has an interesting story on how PVI got the money to buy E-ink Corporation. From the article: If you've embraced e-books, chances are your carry-on luggage is a kilo or two lighter and [Read More ...]

Dymocks secretly sells seven e-readers

11 May, 2010 // 2 Comments

You might recall that last week Dymocks announced they were adding support for Epub and DNL formats.  One comment I made was that I was surprised (at this late date) Dymocks was still selling the [Read More ...]

Easter Egg found on Kobo e-reader

10 May, 2010 // 2 Comments

I just learned that you can play poker on the Kobo ereader. This was discovered quite accidentally by someone on Mobileread, and has been confirmed by other Kobo owners. You can access the game by [Read More ...]

Blast from the Past: Sony Data Discman

7 May, 2010 // 5 Comments

I just sold an ereader from my collection today. If you know me from MobileRead, then you also know that I have a rather large collection of ereaders. As part of my collection, I have 5 of the Sony [Read More ...]

Digma e500 e-reader

4 May, 2010 // 2 Comments

I just found a new ereader from Russia. The Digma e500 is a minimalist design with a 5" E-ink screen. As you can see it just has the 4 buttons and the D-pad. Format support includes: FB2, TXT, PDF, [Read More ...]

Review: Spring Design Alex

30 April, 2010 // 3 Comments

So my Alex arrived last week, and I've had a lot of fun playing with it. I have to say that this was an easy review to write. I've found very few things wrong with the Alex, and in general, I like [Read More ...]

RIP MS Courier 2009-2010

29 April, 2010 // 1 Comment

Gizmodo is reporting that Microsoft has killed the Courier. Here is what Microsoft had to say: At any given time, we're looking at new ideas, investigating, testing, incubating them. It's in our DNA [Read More ...]
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