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What do you want in an eBook reader?

1. I want an eBook reader that is smart enough to crack any eBook, digital magazine or document format they’ve got going. Oh, and open the file in a way that doesn’t result in a page of text that looks like sloppy html coding. That way I can purchase and download any eBook or document I …

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Diesel eBooks Visit

Diesel eBooks – Sounds like they’re selling truck manuals, but not so. They’ve got quite a collection over there: how-to, literature, mainstream and new releases. Google around a bit and you’ll see that the number of online eBook retailers is growing daily. Diesel’s just one of them. I did a price check. Now you’ll notice I keep going back to …

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A Word or Two about eBook Rumors…

As in the case of most relatively new technologies, I’ve found those people who’ve made the leap and purchased an eReader now either love or hate the device. And like most new tech, the companies developing them are trying to corner their part of the marketplace with dreams of capturing the entire world. And from …

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Fictionwise eBooks: Free eBooks, eBooks for Palm, PocketPC, PC, & Mac

Fictionwise is on the money here offering various formats. Older titles at very affordable prices. In an attempt to maintain some sense of order I priced New Moon at Fictionwise. Regular Price: $10.99  Your Price including Buywise Club and Micropay Rebate is $8.41.  The Kindle Store Beats that at $6.04, but both beat the Sony …

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Sony eBook Store Pricing Expedition

The Sony Book Store I wanted to have a look around, price things, yah? I really liked their eReader so was very interested to know how much they were charging for eBooks. Guess what: still a little high. New Moon: The Twilight Saga, Book 2 by Stephenie Meyer eBook Publish Date: August 07, 2007 Filesize: …

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Readius – the first Pocket eReader

Ok, this is coming from Readius. I was doing some research and stumbled upon this thing. I have no idea how durable it would be with a rollable display, but man. Don’t you just want to up and marry a cool looking piece of tech like this? I mean, Spock would have one of these …

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A Kindle Store Visit

I popped into Amazon.com knowing that industry leaders would be sharing the wealth right? We’ve been over the Kindle Wireless Reading Device here. So here’s a brief overview of  Kindle Books: I found some fairly sensible prices: New Moon (The Twilight Saga, Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer (Kindle Edition – Aug 8, 2007) – Kindle …

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Amazon.com’s Kindle Store

A pricing expedition to Amazon.com’s Kindle Store yielded interesting results. More soon…

eBookwise – 1150 eBook Reading device

The eBookwise-1150 eBook Reading Device from eBookwise, (a fictionwise company) is certainly priced to sell. At $115.95 with free U.S. shipping, it looks like a nice starter unit at first pass. It has a backlit screen, and from the image provided is reminiscent of those old handheld video games. So, it’s anybody’s guess how that …

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Happy New Year!

Here’s a great way to start 2009. An eReader that lists for under $150.00! I stumbled on it while researching eBook prices at Fictionwise. More on the story shortly.