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Want to see ConsumerReports.org’s ereader reviews and ratings? Free access today only

Consumer Reports is one of the original paywall publications, and for good reason—they don’t take outside advertising or have corporate sponsors, and they are complete geeks when it comes to thoroughly testing every product they review. (Believe me, I’ve visited … Continue reading

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PCMag calls Nook Touch the new king of ereaders

Has the Kindle 3 been beaten by Barnes & Noble’s elegant new touchscreen Nook? Yes, says PCMag: it’s smaller, lighter, and more user friendly, with the same Pearl E Ink screen. Continue reading

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A review of Amazon’s enhanced audio/video Kindle books

I purchased one of Amazon’s enhanced Kindle books this morning–Rose’s Heavenly Cakes, because who doesn’t like video footage of cakes?–to see what it’s like to read an ebook with audio and video. Here are some cursory thoughts on the experience. … Continue reading

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Amazon launches enhanced Kindle books with audio and video

Amazon has just announced “Kindle Editions with Audio/Video,” which include related audio or video clips embedded directly in the file. For now, these enhanced editions are only available on Apple devices running the Kindle software–that means iPad, iPhone, and iPod … Continue reading

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shortcovers giving away 3 16gb iPod touches

Ebook retailer shortcovers has announced an iPod touch giveaway for the end of September, no purchase necessary. Continue reading

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