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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