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Sony Reader Site Buckles Under Load

on Saturday, December 26th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers

Looks like a lot of folks that received Sony Readers were faced with issues downloading the latest update of the Reader library on Christmas. I had procrastinated updating mine, so I faced the same issue yesterday. Fortunately it is all working fine today at http://ebookstore.sony.com/download/. I’m not sure how to take the outage. On the Read More…

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Aldiko for Android Review

on Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Aldiko is a new e-book reader for Android. It is not the first reader for the Android, but it is the first one that has actually stayed on my G1. I asked the developer the origins of the name, and he indicated that it is derived loosely from the Swahili word for book andiko. Aldiko Read More…

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NewsBreak Lite RSS Reader for WinMo

on Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

I recently downloaded Ilium Software’s NewsBreak Lite RSS reader from the Windows Mobile Total Access Site. I had been searching for a lightweight non-bloated reader for my Treo, and I really like this one. It’s free, it’s fast, easy to configure, and did I mention Free? There’s a paid version from Ilium┬áthat implements some other Read More…

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Amazon Kindle 2 Wireless E-book Reader Review

on Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, Reviews

The last time I read an ‘analog’ book, was… ummmm… Wow, I can’t even remember. I’ve been reading e-books on my PDAs and now smartphones for years now. I think the first device that I recall reading on was the Palm V. I love being able to carry a bookcase of books in my pocket. Read More…