Tag Archives: readers

Three new EPUB readers for OS X

The Mac Observer recently reviewed three different EPUB readers for OS X, and even put together a handy chart so you can compare features. Murasaki ← this one has the comparison chart BookReader Bookle I’m happy to see some new … Continue reading

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Stanza updated! Now works on iOS 5

Clearly I was too pessimistic last week when I wrote about the death of Stanza, the ebook reader app that stopped working on Apple devices with the release of iOS 5. Earlier today an updated version of Stanza was released, … Continue reading

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Amazon releases Kindle for Android

It took a while, but Amazon has finally released a free Kindle app for the Android platform. At last, the Kindle store is being thrown open to those of you who own one of the many Android-powered smartphones out there, … Continue reading

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Thinking of buying a Kindle? Wait until August

So here’s the latest round of news/rumors on the Kindle: last week, Bloomberg announced that two anonymous people confirmed there will be a thinner, faster Kindle released in August. It won’t have a color screen or use touchscreen technology, but … Continue reading

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Writers, readers, publishers, and the desire to know everything at once

I like infoporn. I love to pore over traffic charts for websites, or look at survey numbers from opinion polls, or sit back and marvel at a really good graph, which is infoporn’s centerfold. One area where the data-crunching promise … Continue reading

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Amazon releases BlackBerry app

If you’ve got a BlackBerry and you don’t mind reading on it, welcome to the Amazon Kindle family. Today Amazon released their free mobile app for Blackberry devices. The app works for the following BlackBerry phones: Bold 9000 Bold 9700 … Continue reading

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More on Mirasol, the full-motion color screen from Qualcomm

This week two new demo videos hit the web showcasing Qualcomm’s Mirasol technology, which can display full motion and color with less energy than E Ink screens. Continue reading

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Could this display lead to a full color Kindle in the future?

At CES 2010, Mirasol showed off a full color, video-capable screen that uses ambient light in the same way the Kindle’s current e-ink screen does. Could it be a contender for full color next-gen ebook devices? Continue reading

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