eBook reader

Amazon Kindle 3G – The Perfect Travel Companion

So I’m sitting on the Reunification Express on my way to Hue from Hanoi in Vietnam.  It’s a 13 hour trip and I need something to while away the time.  This is the third overseas trip I’ve done with my Kindle and figured why not write a quick review of how useful the Amazon Kindle …

Amazon Kindle 3G – The Perfect Travel Companion Read More

Amazon Sends Kindle to the Cloud

Over the past few years Amazon has created Kindle reading software for just about every electronic device in existence. Today, they announced they were taking the Kindle to the cloud with their HTML5 based reader.  Now anyone running Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari on Windows or Mac OSX or Apple’s Mobile Safari on the iPad, iPod …

Amazon Sends Kindle to the Cloud Read More

NOOK Color Bundle at QVC

The NOOK Color bundle with Sullivan Easel cover and issues of 34 magazines is available at QVC as the Today’s Special Value for 8/2/11.  Magazines include PC Gamer, sports magazines like ESPN, various titles from National Geographic, food/cooking magazines from Rachel Ray, Martha Stewart and more, Forbes, Readers Digest, American Photography, and more.  The Sullivan …

NOOK Color Bundle at QVC Read More

PageBot – Easier Kindle eBook Reader Interaction for the Physically Challenged

The Amazon Kindle is a very popular ebook reading device because it’s so portable and has the ability to store 100’s of books in such a small package. It’s also very easy to use except if you happen to be a person that lacks fine motor skills. How can a person that does not have …

PageBot – Easier Kindle eBook Reader Interaction for the Physically Challenged Read More

Check Out and Read Library Books on Your iOS Device with OverDrive Media Console

OverDrive is the service used by more than 15,000 libraries to provide digital and audiobook access to their patrons.  The OverDrive Media Console is a universal app for iPhone/iPod touch and iPad that will let you locate a nearby library offering OverDrive books, let you search their offerings, and check out books using a valid …

Check Out and Read Library Books on Your iOS Device with OverDrive Media Console Read More

Nextbook Next6 eBook Reader Tablet Review

Dedicated eBook reading devices tend to fall in one of two categories: E-ink or Color. Examples of E-ink eBook readers are the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook (the original and new Simple Touch version) and various Sony Readers. The most popular color reader is currently the Barnes & Noble Nook Color. But today I’m …

Nextbook Next6 eBook Reader Tablet Review Read More

Aluratek Introduces Two New Wi-Fi Readers: Libre Air and Libre Touch

Aluratek says they’re “cutting the cord” with these two new WiFi-enabled ebook readers.  You can now download ebooks wirelessly with the new Libre Air (left) and Libre Touch (right) readers.  Both readers allow you to borrow ebooks from the library, and Adobe Digital Editions software can be used to purchase, download, view and manage e-books.  They’ll come …

Aluratek Introduces Two New Wi-Fi Readers: Libre Air and Libre Touch Read More

Protect your eBook Reader or iPad 2 with a CleverWrap

Even minimalists who prefer not to use a case with their favorite tablet and eReader devices needs extra protection at some point or another. Ever take your Kindle to the beach? Use your iPad to display recipes in the kitchen? You can see how those environments might not be the most friendly for your expensive …

Protect your eBook Reader or iPad 2 with a CleverWrap Read More

eBook Fling Uses Crowdsourcing to Offer Unlimited eBook Swapping

You can think of eBook Fling as the Netflix of eBooks. With this site, you can borrow thousands of books from other readers across the US for FREE for 14 days through the Kindle and Nook. Don’t have a Kindle or Nook eReader? No problem. eBook Fling also works with iPad, iPhone, Blackberry or Android …

eBook Fling Uses Crowdsourcing to Offer Unlimited eBook Swapping Read More

Buy Your Honey a Sony Pocket Edition Reader for Valentine’s Day

Sony is offering the Pocket Edition Reader (PRS-350) at a special discounted price until February 14.  The Pocket Edition Reader is normally $179.99, but it’s currently on sale for $129.99.  The Pocket Edition Reader is available in silver or pink, and both colors are currently in stock for immediate shipment.  This version of the Sony …

Buy Your Honey a Sony Pocket Edition Reader for Valentine’s Day Read More

Sony PRS-600 Touch Readers (Refurbished) at Woot! Today

If you didn’t get the ebook reader for Christmas that you wanted, check out the refurbished Sony PRS-600 ebook readers at Woot! today.  You can have your choice of black or red for $99.99 plus $5 shipping.  The PRS-600 is last year’s model, with the resistive touchscreen.  It does have note-taking abilities, and it can …

Sony PRS-600 Touch Readers (Refurbished) at Woot! Today Read More

WikiReader Can Now Be Used as an Ebook Reader

Openmoko’s WikiReader handheld Wikipedia viewer, which we reviewed late last year, is now able to display the entire contents of Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg is the oldest digital library which contains more than 33,000 digital books. All of these books have been converted and compressed so that users can download the entire Project Gutenberg library onto a …

WikiReader Can Now Be Used as an Ebook Reader Read More

O’Reilly DRM-Free e-book sale

Today only, O’Reilly is running a special on all their Pocket Reference and Pocket Guides. If you use the discount code: DD399 all Pocket References and Pocket Guides are $3.99 each. I am a big fan of O’Reilly e-books. They are all DRM-free and you get free lifetime access, multiple file formats, free updates. What this …

O’Reilly DRM-Free e-book sale Read More