The Rise of Chumby

18 September, 2010 // 2 Comments

There was an interesting story this past week about the Insignia Infocast. This is a $169 internet appliance with an 8" screen, and this week someone had developed a web browser for it. All the tech [Read More ...]

Scoop: First look at the Pocket Edge!

17 September, 2010 // 6 Comments

A friend tipped me to this photo from Yahoo News this morning. Apparently a couple weeks ago the Governor of California toured the Marvell headquarters. And of course he was accompanied by the press. [Read More ...]

Inside the BenQ K60

17 September, 2010 // 2 Comments

The EE Times have just posted an analysis of theBenQ K60, the first ereader with a Sipix screen. The article confirms a number of details we already knew (Wifi b\g, capacitive touchscreen, microSDHC [Read More ...]

How to read Epub on your Kindle

16 September, 2010 // 8 Comments

Mike Cane found a video today that shows someone reading an Epub ebook on their K3. It turns out I know the people who did it, and yes, they are actually reading an Epub ebook. I'm still in the [Read More ...]

New details on the flexible Sony epaper

16 September, 2010 // 2 Comments

This photo popped up yesterday, and of course it's already made the rounds of the blogs. I held the post because I was waiting for a response from my contacts at Sony. And now I have. This isn't a [Read More ...]

In the Face: eBook Errors

16 September, 2010 // 3 Comments

I’ve been thinking about the errors I find in ebooks. Sometimes they are small errors, the kind I would find even in a well-edited pbook, the occasional dropped article, the switch in tense, and [Read More ...]

Google eBookstore opened weeks ago

15 September, 2010 // 4 Comments

As far as I can tell Google Editions has already been launched. All we're waiting for right now is for Google to open the ebookstore and start selling. If you've been following Google Editions in the [Read More ...]

Kobo Wifi revealed

14 September, 2010 // 7 Comments

About 3 months ago I found the FCC paperwork for a new Wifi equipped ereader. Kobo were one of the companies listed as a potential distributor, and I can now confirm this. When I posted before, I [Read More ...]

Are eBooks a Bargain?

13 September, 2010 // 0 Comments

A common conversation point in recent months in discussions about the merits and demerits of ebooks has been “ebooks are a bargain.” Are they really? I grant that my reading habits are probably [Read More ...]

10 sites for creating digital newspapers

13 September, 2010 // 18 Comments

I came across an interesting list on one of the blogs I follow. They found 10 sites that will help you create and or distribute a digital newspaper.  (It's worth noting that I'm using a pretty broad [Read More ...]
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