A couple of weeks before Barnes and Noble officially announced the Nook last year, Amazon casually announced Kindle International, making it available to over 175 countries. And now that Apple has released the iPad, Amazon is again taking steps to make the Kindle more widely available. First, of course, the new Kindle iPad app. And […]
Apple issued a press release today announcing that the iPad 3G models will arrive to customers who've pre-ordered them on Friday, April 30th (no special Saturday delivery this time). The iPad 3G models will also be available from Apple retail stores on the same date at the interesting hour of 5:00 p.m. Good luck to […]
There's some interesting Nook rumors floating around the web. Gizmodo and some other websites are reporting that a Wi-Fi only Nook (dubbed Nook Lite) is coming within the next couple of months that will supposedly sell for just $199. And there's also supposed to be a Nook 2 sometime later this year that has something […]
Find out how the Apple iPad stacks up as an ebook reader, how it compares to other ereaders, and find reviews of iPad ebook reader apps: iBooks, Kindle, Kobo.
Apple announced today that the demand for the iPad in the US is more than they anticipated and that the international release of the iPad will be delayed until the end of May. Pre-orders will start on May, 10th. From the press release: “Although we have delivered more than 500,000 iPads during its first week, […]
It's official. The Barnes and Noble Nook is now selling from BestBuy.com, and will likely be available from Best Buy stores sometime in the near future. It's a smart move by B&N to have their product displayed alongside Sony Readers and the iRex DR-800 on Best Buy's shelves. Competition is starting to heat up.
Spring Design issued a press release yesterday announcing that the Alex Reader will start shipping today, April 14th. At $399 it's hard to see how the Alex will be able to compete with the likes of the big three ereaders: Sony Reader, Amazon Kindle, and B&N Nook. The larger Sony PRS-900 and iRex DR-800 both […]
iRex has released a Beta version of a firmware upgrade for the iRex DR-800. Visit the iRex blog for the download. Improvements from v1.0 * 3G Connection Setup time improved by using Qualcomm Network Driver * Show 3G signal strength on status bar while connected * Add Notepad application * Add Advanced Settings, allowing: o […]