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 ...]

The Screw You eBook Deal

26 July, 2010 // 2 Comments

Every week it seems something new is happening in eBookland to set the ebook cause back a decade or two. Always at the forefront of the reversal of fortune is greed. This week’s menace to [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 ...]

Review: Augen The Book (video)

21 July, 2010 // 11 Comments

I stopped by my local Kmart store on Tuesday, and much to my surprise they had The Book in stock. I bought one, and I opened the box before before leaving the parking lot. I have to say I'm rather impressed. It's not perfect, but in the sub $100 price range it's pretty damn good. [Read More ...]

On Today’s Bookshelf (IV)

21 July, 2010 // 0 Comments

After my recent post about too many books in my to-be-read (TBR) pile, one would think that I would wise up and simply stop adding to the TBR pile. Alas, books are an addiction for me. I truly [Read More ...]

Sharp to enter e-reader fray

20 July, 2010 // 2 Comments

Sharp just held a press conference and announced their intent to sell ereaders and open an ebookstore. You can see their 2 models at left; specs for the 5.5" and 10" device were not released. They [Read More ...]

Wink e-reader launched in India

20 July, 2010 // 3 Comments

I've been waiting for for more detail on this ereader for some time now, and it just popped up yesterday. When I first heard about the Wink, I thought it would be just an ereader. It turns out that [Read More ...]
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