Not mine, but I got to have a little play with this device and really liked it, for reading of course, not music at all, but I was really impressed with the display.
Interesting post from Gadgetlab on NOOKcolor against the iPad’s iBooks app and the Kindle. Sounds like NOOKcolor has done well. The downside is that although it is an Android device it doesn’t have full access to the Android Marketplace.
I’m still looking for the perfect Android device …
Amazon is bringing a shorter format publication to it’s Kindle platform. The 30-to-90 page e-chapbooks aim to split the difference between feature-length magazine articles and shorter books.
“Ideas and the words to deliver them should be crafted to their natural length, not to an artificial marketing length that justifies a particular price or a certain format,” said Amazon’s Russ Grandinetti. The costs of print production, marketing and distribution have historically driven the page-counts of book monographs up and the word-counts of magazine and newspaper articles down.
More at Gadgetlab.
Sony’s new eReaders are missing the mark according to this post from Gadgetlab. No wifi is a serious drawback for a reader device in my book and theirs.
So, what’s Sony doing with these new products that just don’t seem to be designed to meet the competition head on?