Category: Kobo eReader

Borders Announces a $119.99 eBook Reader.

Here’s a link to MarketWatch where you’ll find a Borders’ press release announcing the book giant’s plans to dive into the eBook Revolution. Not only are they forging ahead with links to Kobo’s eBook Store and low-priced eReader, Borders is planning to release a $119.99 eBook Reader to fit into a “good, better, best” suite of …

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Asus Eee Tablet – eBook Reader and Drawing Tablet

A special thanks to Jorgen for digging up this little gem. CNet.uk has a story about the Asus Eee Tablet. Upon reading, we’re immediately reassured that this Eee Tablet is not a portable PC or tablet like the iPad. Instead, it’s an eBook reader and digital notepad all in one. Very sweet idea that reports suggest …

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2 Million iPads Sold. eBook Reader Sales to Peak in 2014.

Well we’ve got a couple of interesting bits of news (or is it rumor?). Apple announced the sale of its 2 millionth iPad since its launch April 3rd. Read the story here at CNN. And Jorgen dropped off a link to a story at MobilitySite that talks about the future sales trends for eBook Readers. Check …

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$100 Tablets are Coming!

Jorgen stopped by with a link to another exciting find. The Financial Times technology section is talking about a wave of low priced tablets that are expected over the coming year. This development will threaten iPad’s coveted lead in the lucrative full-color, multi-function tablet market. The article says the start of this low-priced invasion will begin …

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eBook Readers in the Office

Many thanks to Jorgen for a link to a Globe and Mail story here about the various eBook Readers on the market and their place in the office environment. An excellent weekend read where writer Lynn Greiner makes some interesting observations about the eBook Revolution in the work place.

Barnes and Noble’s eReader App for iPad.

Take this link over to ZDNet if you’re interested in Mobile Gadgeteer reporter Matthew Miller’s first look at Barnes and Noble’s eReader App for iPad. Again, I want to take my hat off to B&N for embracing the eBook Revolution, and to Apple too, for allowing this feature and the broader selection of titles it …

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iPad goes International

Read CNN’s coverage of the iPad’s International launch here. Apple’s color touch-screen tablet and newcomer to the eBook Revolution goes on sale in Canada, UK, Switzerland, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Australia and Japan. That’s an impressive launch for the machine that also functions as web browser, movie player and video game platform. The machine is …

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Aluratek’s Libre Reader: $150 list, $100 at Sears

BoingBoing.net (tech, culture, science blog) has posted some interesting news that is in keeping with our recent focus on low-priced eBook Readers. It seems that Aluratek’s Libre reader is hitting the market priced from $100-$150, depending where you pick it up. They go into detail at the link about its pros and cons, but can’t say …

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$200 Full Color eBook Reader from Pandigital

Thanks Jorgen for this link to a LinuxInsider post about a $200 full color eBook reader from Pandigital that is bound to give the iPad a run for its money. The compact (5.5 by 7.5 by 0.5 inches & 16 ounces) WiFi-enabled device will arrive on the US market next month. Developers are very interested in …

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More about the $150 Kobo eReader

Okay. I know I’m obsessing about this thing, but come on… think of how much time we’ve talked about the pricey Kindle, nook, Sony Reader and iPad. Doesn’t an affordable E Ink eReader deserve some extra attention? ZDNet has had some hands-on time with the $150 Kobo eReader. Check out their post here. There’s a great picture …

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