eBook Readers

News, reviews and articles about eBook readers and eBook reader accessories.

The “Kindle Killer” is here – Barnes & Noble’s Nook

Today Barnes & Noble finally unveiled their foray into the eReader world that Sony and Amazon have thus far been dominating with the Nook.  At first glance, it looks suspiciously similar to a Kindle and does have many of the same features–instant ebook downloads, $9.99 best sellers,  E ink display, in text dictionary, and wireless …

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First came books, then came eBooks and now Vooks?

We’re swiftly coming into the golden age of eBooks. For those of us that have been reading them on our PDAs and smartphones for years, it seems like it’s taken quite awhile to get to this point. All of a sudden, eReaders are popping up all over the place, with the Kindle 2, Sony’s eReader …

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Keep your Kindle Cozy with the Kozette

Protect your Kindle 2 or original Kindle eBook reader with the Kozette from Monkey Lisa. Like a traditional book cover, this wrap and tote slips over an existing Kindle cover. Reflect your own style by choosing from several designs. Each Kozette is reversible, giving you two, interchangeable designs for one price ($19.00). It’s washable too.

Renaissance Art Custom Leather Lined Book Pouches

Do you read with your Kindle, Sony ebook reader, or other ebook device “naked”?  Do you have your ebook reader in a case, but you’d still like a little more protection for when you carry it in your backpack or bag?   Check out the Renaissance Art custom-made leather lined book pouches to protect your electronic …

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Shortcovers iPhone eBook reader app v2.0 just added to app store

I just received word that version 2.0 of the Shortcovers iPhone eBook reader application has been added to the app store. I’ve not had the opportunity to try this particular reader and have only just recently heard about it. The news that they have released a new version caused me to go to the app …

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Another eBook Reader comes to market – Cybook Opus

French company Bookeen introduces their fourth-generation electronic book reader, the Cybook Opus. It has a foot print of 4.2″ x 6″ x 0.4″ inches and weighs 5.3 oz (150g), which puts it 0.5 oz more than an iPhone 3GS. It features E Ink electronic ink with 12 font sizes, 4-level greyscale and a 200 dpi …

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Sony PRS-600 Touch Edition Reader Review

Last month, news of two new Sony readers leaked when someone found repair manuals for new devices called the PRS-300 and the PRS-600.  Gadget sites were rife with speculation about these devices and when they’d be released.  Sony quickly confirmed that these new devices would be released at the end of August, and they even …

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Shine a light on your Kindle with the Periscope Lighted Folio

I really like my Kindle eBook reader, but I’m always wishing that it had a backlight. Yeah, I know that E-ink displays can’t be backlit, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting on though 🙂 In the mean time, I might check out the Periscope Lighted Folio. It’s a cover that also features a built-in …

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Something pretty for your Kindle – Bobarra covers

Andrea Nadosy, Founder & CEO of Bobarra contacted me to tell me about their line of fabric and leather Kindle covers. According to Andrea, “The covers are inspired by classic 1950s aesthetics. The add vintage elegance to high-tech devices, imbuing them with a splash of mystery and intrigue. Our pieces seamlessly combine function and fashion, …

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Check an eBook out of the library – Sony Reader Daily Edition

The Amazon Kindle better watch out because Sony has just announced the Reader Daily Edition. It has a 7 inch touch 16 level grayscale display. You might say that it’s just another ebook reader, so who cares. But this reader offers 3G connectivity via AT&T, Mac compatible Library software and the ability to wirelessly check …

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Hardshell cases for your Amazon Kindle 2 – Kindle Chaos

I think these might be the first hard shell cases that I’ve seen for the Kindle 2. They are from Kindle Chaos (interesting company name…) and are available in a couple different styles and colors. They also sell leather and silicone cases. The plastic version shown above looks pretty nifty to me and is priced …

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Sony Announces New e-Book Readers

Sony is replacing the 505 and 700 Readers with two new models. The 300 is essentially a smaller version of the 505. It’s key differences are: 5″ screen instead of the 6″ screen of the 505. No memory card slots. No audio capabilities. No picture support (I assume in the books it supports pictures, but …

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Classics2Go iPhone eBook Reader App Review

Electronic Books (eBooks) are huge news these days. From the Kindle to Barnes & Noble’s latest offering, portable readers are the news of the day. While some think this is the wave of the future, I have come full circle from my non-comvergence stance: At some point in the future, there will be a single …

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