Category Archives: Personal Interest

E Ink / E Read 2013 Update

It has been about six months since my first post went live on E Ink / E Read, and I must say that writing this blog has been an incredible experience. I hope that the content I have provided here … Continue reading

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Got a New eReader or Tablet for Christmas?

Welcome to E Ink / E Read, a blog of news, reviews, and commentary on eReaders, tablets, and eReading in general. If you have arrived at my site by searching Google for information about the shiny new device you got … Continue reading

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Which eReader(s) Will Be Under Your Tree?

Humanity might have made it through the Mayan’s December 21st deadline, but today marks another doomsday of sorts for those who have been procrastinating their holiday shopping. Yesterday, Saturday, December 22nd, marked the last day that Amazon orders could be … Continue reading

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Tablets Erode Dedicated eReader Sales

Here is an interesting article I read today: “The Tablet is Killing the eBook Reader: Study says shipments to fall 36% this year” – GeekWire Worldwide shipments of dedicated ebook readers such as the E-Ink Amazon Kindle and Barnes & … Continue reading

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Tony Bennett Endorses Nook HD—or Does He?

Barnes & Noble has been using a lot of celebrities to ‘boost their street cred’ lately. Unfortunately for me, there is nothing more cringe-worthy than seeing a video of Justin Bieber—being played over and over again on a loop—blasting out … Continue reading

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From $0.99 to $999.00

Have you ever kept an Amazon Marketplace book in your ‘shopping cart’ for a long period of time, only to see that the price varies erratically from day to day? Amazon graciously posts a list of price changes (if any … Continue reading

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The Demise of Fictionwise

This past weekend I was saddened to learn that Fictionwise, one of the longest-running vendors of eBooks on the Internet, has announced that it will be “winding down” its operations over the next few weeks and that all sales will … Continue reading

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The Amazon Kindle: Five Years Later

On November 19, 2007, exactly five years ago today, Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com announced the release of the original Amazon Kindle. Ugly, awkward to hold, but incredibly innovative, the Kindle captured the imaginations of hardcore readers and tech gurus alike. … Continue reading

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Flipbacks: dead or alive?

Last year, British publisher Hodder & Stoughton introduced readers to the Flipback: a revolutionary new book format, giving book lovers a real reading experience with the portability of a mobile phone. The Flipback is a new kind of book, which … Continue reading

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The Apple Newton getting started video

The personal ‘tablet’ computer has come a long way since its grandfather, the Psion Organizer II, was introduced in 1984. Prior to the release of the first PDAs, the idea of having a small computer that you could hold entirely … Continue reading

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