Category Archives: eBook

MacSparky’s Tablet Musings

MacSparky has some musings on the upcoming tablet based on his previous experience with a Windows tablet that ultimately wasn’t successful because of the following hardware factors: heavy, large, slow to boot, ran extremely hot on my lap, and the battery life was dreadful. Many inventions have a history of precedents that didn’t work until…

Really Good Vapourware

I think you will enjoy this 7 Apple principles article from a blog (The eBook Test) that covers iTablet rumours and commentary. You also might like this concept video. Kind of reminds a person of Apple’s much older Network Navigator concept video doesn’t it? There is also this fake video of what some people think…

Why JooJoo may not critically savage the Apple Tablet

Why JooJoo may critically savage the Apple Tablet (Via Daring Fireball through Tech Generation Daily.) Quite the soap opera regarding the introduction of the JooJoo tablet this Friday which was originally conceived as the Crunchpad before the failed partnership. Does the predicted JooJoo failure sour the tablet market for Apple? This can be argued both…

Nook eReader Comparison with Kindle and Sony

Nook Review: Comparison with Kindle and Sony eReaders (Via Technologizer.) Apparently available in Canada with price that matches those for Kindle. Nook has the advantage of better page turning and a colour LCD for navigation. The hardware doesn’t have major flaws and is upgradeable. The software needs improvements but regular updates are planned. [ pharmacie…

Forrester 2010 Ereader predictions + the Missing Apple

Forrester 2010 Ereader predictions (Via Forrester Research.) As noted in the comments major points missed in the predictions are creativity in dynamic content and the impact of rumoured multifunction devices (aka iTablet). Clearly Forrester wanted to avoid the rumour mill of this mythical device. With relation to dynamic content this is primarily an adaptation of…

Kindle Now Available in Canada

Kindle is now available in Canada amidst growing competition. Canada We are excited to now ship Kindle to Canada. Customers in Canada will enjoy: Books in Under 60 Seconds: Think of a book and you could be reading it in under a minute Free Wireless: Free 3G wireless lets you download books right from your…