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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 I’m not sure how to take the outage. On theRead More…


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. AldikoRead More…


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 otherRead More…


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…