I’m not a big fan of collaborations, but when done right like the Cohn/Levithan book, it’s great. This collaboration between designer Vivienne Tam and HP is also great. I’m in lust already. Can’t wait for January 2009. Why not, though, before Christmas? Thanks Bev QB!
Dell Inspiron Mini is going on sale today. The price for the 2.28 lb device with a 8.9 inch screen is $399 for the Windows XP and $349 for the Ubuntu processor. It has about 3 hours of battery life and comes in 4, 8, and 16 GB SSD options. ... more >
Amazon is banking on the idea that dedicated eBook readers are what will drive paper book readers to the digital format. A recent article in September’s Searcher magazine argues that it is not. Nancy K. Herther, an anthropology and sociology librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries, took a look ... more >
I’ve had the opportunity to purchase a gently used Kindle from a friend of mine but I’ve held off, thinking that there might be a new Kindle coming out in October. According to a report to the Times, though, Amazon says that there are no new Kindles slated for release ... more >
I mentioned last week that one of the devices at RWA that was being flaunted about by a certain blogger about whom I have already mentioned being jealous (she is smart, funny, has a book deal, and I swear knows everyone) and a certain ebook publisher of whom I am ... more >
Amazon is attempting to lure new readers (and perhaps existing ebook readers) to the Kindle by offering exclusive fiction. Samhain Publishing has had three free book giveaways for the Kindle only. There was another Kindle exclusive announced a few weeks back (the name of the book I cannot remember). Now, ... more >