Category Archives: ebook reader

The first color ebook reader is available for purchase–at $1000

The first color ebook reader is now available for consumers in Japan–FLEPia by Fujitsu–at a $1000 price tag. That’s too much for most people in the market for an ebook, but eventually the technology will get cheaper and the general … Continue reading

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Kindle for the iPhone and iPod Touch

Don’t have a Kindle, but want to read Kindle eBooks? Now you can, if you have an iPhone or an iPod Touch. Amazon has just released a free Kindle iPhone app that allows users to read Kindle ebooks on their … Continue reading

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Dual-display ebook reader

It’s still very early days–this reader is just a prototype–but researchers at Maryland and Berkeley Universities have created an ebook reader with dual displays that has some of the things readers love about paper books. With this reader, you can … Continue reading

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Sony Reader now allows pdfs – expanding choice of ebooks

Through a recent software upgrade, Sony now allows Sony Readers to read .pdfs, instead of just their proprietary ebooks. This is a great move, opening up the ebook world for Sony Readers. It means that there are a wealth of … Continue reading

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rumor that new Kindle models will be released in October 2008 and new year

There’s a rumor at CrunchGear that both MobileRead Forums and Gizmodo have picked up on, that Amazon will be coming out with two new Kindle models–thinner, lighter, with an improved interface, a redesigned look (more like Apple’s iPod–now they know … Continue reading

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e-ink ebook readers sound fantastic

I am seriously thinking about buying myself an e-ink ebook reader for my birthday (in August). I love gadgets and I love books–and I have read ebooks on various devices over the years. eBooks got me to read a lot … Continue reading

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Fantastic new way to read picture books online, see if you want to buy them

I’m really excited about LookyBook. LookyBook is a fantastic new site that offers a free way to read entire picture books online, cover to cover. Simply click on the cover of a book you’re interested in reading, and it will … Continue reading

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super-thin Seikeo eBook Reader is one I’m waiting for

I’ve taken the Amazon.com Kindle off my mental wishlist. It’s way too expensive, and there are a lot of things I don’t like about it. But I just discovered an eBook Reader that’s worth waiting for–the Seikeo eBook Reader. It’s … Continue reading

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new ebook reader just released – Amazon.com’s Kindle

I love gadgets. So this new ebook reader–the Kindle by Amazon.com–is on my radar. It looks like the kind of gadget I’d love to have–were it not for the price tag. At $399 US for the ebook reader alone, it’s … Continue reading

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