Category: Kobo eReader

FoxNews Reviews the Kindle DX

Amazon’s rebooted Kindle DX doesn’t just come with a $100 drop in price to $379. (That was the price for the original Kindle…) They’ve also added some improvements. This FoxNews review takes a look at Amazon’s biggest eBook Reader. There’s video too!

Borders Goes for Device Neutral eBook Dominance

Thanks Jorgen for a link to a story at The Tech Herald that also has the whole Internet buzzing. American Book retailing giant Borders is banking on a multi-platform approach with their new Borders eBook store that will be supported by its Kobo eReader, PC and Mac computers, Apple’s iPad (iEtc.), BlackBerry, Android smartphones and …

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Sony Reader Pocket Edition Price Drops to $150!

We knew it would happen soon. Sony has entered the pricing war with Barnes and Noble’s nook and the Kobo eReader pricing their smaller format eBook Reader (the Pocket Edition) to match the low $150 price tag. Additionally, the larger Sony Reader Touch Edition has dropped to $170 from $200 and the 3G Daily Edition Sony Reader …

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Maturity (or Wisdom?) Driving the eBook Revolution

Here’s a Philadelphia Inquirer story where digital publishing industry analysts suggest the majority of eBook Reader owners (up to 66 percent) are older than 40 with a ‘sweet spot’ group of consumers aged 35-54 developing into a powerful market force. A full set of statistics has yet to be produced, but these early predictions make a lot …

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eBook Reader Review

Top Ten Reviews has a list of the eBook Readers leading the pack halfway through 2010. They’ve got it pretty well laid out for quick comparison, and while I notice Kobo eReader is conspicuously absent, it’s still worth a glance if you’re planning to enter the eBook Revolution.

Kindle DX Drops to $379!

I know that $379 is still a big bite for a lot of us, but seeing Amazon drop the price of its larger format Kindle DX from $489 to $379 is an encouraging note following some dramatic price wrangling between the leading eBook Readers: Kobo eReader, nook and Kindle 2… This story at The Tech …

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iPad offers more than the iBookstore.

ZDNet’s Jason Perlow gives us a complete rundown of eBook Reading APPs available for Apple’s iPad in a post entitled “Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps.” A very thorough article and a must-read for iPad or iPhone users. The iBookstore is not the only game in town.

Que ProReader Missing in Action?

eWeek has a post that suggests the long-awaited Plastic Logic Que ProReader may be held back from release once again. (Actually, it’s taking so long to launch that pre-orders are starting to cancel out.) I agree with the article and think that this is a response to a brand new marketplace, the arrival of the …

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eBook Revolution the New Normal?

Rafi Mohammed, Ph.D. of The Huffington Post has declared eBooks the official future of digital publishing. Read his article here to judge for yourself if his reasoning is sound. It’s been a whirlwind year, and the recent developments are very promising, but do  you think it’s too early to declare a win for eBooks? I’m …

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iPad Sales Top 3 Million

Mashable posted that iPad Sales Topped 3 Million units since it first went on the market less than three months ago. I mention this because it stands to reason that this is the likely motivation for the sudden price war between eBook Readers like Kobo, nook and Amazon Kindle. Since there is clearly a healthy market …

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