Google eBookstore Online

Google’s eBookstore has opened their virtual doors with the goal of capturing some market share away from other eBookstore’s including Amazon for the Kindle, Apple’s iBooks, Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Kobo from Borders with over 3 million titles from some 4,000 publishers. Google provides a web reader but the iOS and Android apps have… Continue reading Google eBookstore Online

Latest version of Amazon’s 6″ Kindle starts at just $139

Amazon.com has a new version of the 6″ Kindle coming out soon. The new Kindle DX was released just 3 weeks ago. The price is new too – even lower, $139 for the WiFi-only model and $189 for the 3G+Wi-Fi model. Wow. Wonder when the B&N nook will get a price cut? This model has… Continue reading Latest version of Amazon’s 6″ Kindle starts at just $139

Amazon’s newest Kindle DX is more than $100 cheaper

Amazon.com has a new version of the Kindle DX. It’s the bigger brother of the regular Kindle. ┬áThe most obvious difference is that the Kindle DX has a 9.7″ E-ink screen while the Kindle has a 6″ display. So what’s new in the new DX? Here’s the rundown: 50% better contrast can be read in… Continue reading Amazon’s newest Kindle DX is more than $100 cheaper

Barnes & Noble drops price on nook, Amazon.com beats it by $10 for Kindle

I love it – competition driving prices down. Barnes & Noble just dropped their price on the nook eBook Reader to $149 for the WiFi version and $199 for the WiFi+3G version. So Amazon quickly dropped the price on the 6″ Kindle to $189 for their 3G version. The Kindle DX is still at $489.… Continue reading Barnes & Noble drops price on nook, Amazon.com beats it by $10 for Kindle

My 12 Favorite Apps for the iPad that Rock! – May 2010 Edition

In a couple of days I will have had my iPad for an entire month. In the past four weeks, my laptop and desktop machines have seen a considerable drop in use from me as the iPad has taken over several functions I had used them for. The apps represented in my Top 12 Favorite… Continue reading My 12 Favorite Apps for the iPad that Rock! – May 2010 Edition

Kindle’s latest software update adds Twitter, sharper fonts, more

Amazon recently updated Kindle‘s software to version 2.5. It adds a number of features such as: Social networking sharing of book passages via Facebook or Twitter Pan and zoom of PDF docs Organization of your books into ‘collections’ New larger and sharper fonts You can get the update from Amazon. via Wired

Some Book Publishers to Delay Release Dates of E-Books

Two book publishers have decided to delay the release of e-book versions of new releases coming out next year. Simon & Schuster will delay the e-book release of 35 titles by 4 months. This is akin to the delay before the paperback version is published. This is obviously a backlash to the growing popularity of… Continue reading Some Book Publishers to Delay Release Dates of E-Books

Kindle now with International wireless

The 6″ Amazon Kindle e-reader is now available (today) for use overseas with free wireless where available. Note that this is not the larger Kindle DX, but the same 6″ US reader with International support in over 100 countries. The Kindle store features over 350,000 titles plus magazines, blogs and worldwide newspapers. The international version… Continue reading Kindle now with International wireless