Sony Reader PRS-T2

Deal Alert: Sony PRS-T2 Refurb eBook Reader $29 (Ended)

Sony is no longer in the ebook reader business (not outside of Japan, anyway), but you can still get a Sony Reader for dirt cheap in the US. There’s a listing at TigerDirect for a refurbished Sony PRS-T2 for only $29. That’s a pretty deep discount when you consider the retail price for a new […]

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Kindle Fire HD

Deal Alert: 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD Refurb $139

Amazon has been trying hard to unload last year’s 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD by running numerous sales over the past several months, and now they’ve got the price lower than ever, but for today only. One of Amazon’s daily deals today drops $60 off the regular price of a refurbished 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD, taking […]

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LG G Pad 7

LG G Pad 7.0 Tablet Now Available for $149 – Galaxy Tab 4 Clone

LG is releasing a new trio of Android tablets for summer, the G Pad 7.0, the G Pad 8.0, and G Pad 10.1. The first model to hit store shelves is the LG G Pad 7.0. It’s available now at Best Buy for $149, but only in select stores and shipping isn’t offered yet. That’s […]

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Onyx Boox M96

Onyx Boox M96 PDF Video Review

The first video of the new Onyx Boox M96 turned up on YouTube today. It’s a quick video demonstrating how to setup a PDF file for optimal viewing. The Onyx Boox M96 is the latest 9.7-inch E Ink ebook reader from Onyx. It’s essentially an updated version of the Boox M92, aka the Icarus Excel […]

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Kobo Aura HD Android

Kobo Aura HD Dual-Boot Android Hack Tutorial

Last week I posted a video showing the Kobo Glo hacked to run Android. Now I’ve got Android running on my Kobo Aura HD too, and it’s even better because I used the dual-boot hack that enables the option to boot either the internal stock Kobo operating system or the Android operating system from a […]

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play books

Google Play eBooks Now Available in 57 Countries

Google has been busy expanding their ebookstore internationally this month. First Norway was added to the list in early June, then 12 more countries were added yesterday, bringing the total up to 57 different countries and provinces (see list below) that can now get ebooks through Google Play. Google’s ebooks are available on the Google […]

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Fire Phone

Amazon Unveils the Fire Phone, Now up for Pre-Order

Today Amazon unveiled their first smartphone. It’s called the Fire Phone, another branch off of Amazon’s Fire branding from their tablets and TV box. The Fire Phone is sort of like a mini Kindle Fire tablet in some ways, but it brings a lot more features to the table, both hardware and software, and even […]

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Kindle Paperwhite at Night

How Much Thinner Does the Kindle Paperwhite Need to Get?

As Amazon gets ready to launch their new 3D smartphone tomorrow, news stories are cropping up all over the web with new details about the alleged smartphone, along with rumors and speculation about any and all of Amazon’s other services and projects. Businessweek published a story that is getting parroted quite thoroughly by several tech […]

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sony kobo

Sony Reader Kobo eBook Store Tutorial (Video)

The other day when I discovered that the Kobo ebook store is now available on my Sony Reader PRS-T2, I found that the setup and Kobo store was a bit confusing. Kobo does things a little differently than Sony, so it takes some getting used to at first. Now that I’ve got everything figured out, […]

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oyster android app

Oyster’s eBook Subscription App Arrives on Android

Oyster is of the more popular ebook subscription services—sort of like Netflix for ebooks—and up until now their ebooks have been exclusive to apps for the iPad and iPhone. Now Oyster has added an Android app that works with tablets and phones running Android 4.0 and up, including the reading-centric Kindle Fire and Nook HD […]

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