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Ectaco unveils jetBook mini e-book reader

10/19/2010, Ectaco has jumped into the e-book reader fray with their jetBook mini device, where it will retail for $99 a pop. At that price point, certainly you can’t expect the world, but we’re pleased to say that those who love to live colorful lives...

Text adventure games to debut on e-readers

10/08/2010, We’re pretty sure that a fair number of you out there have checked out text-based adventure games in the past when IRC was all the rage in communicating with your friends, and webcams were far from what they were today. Well, fast forward a decade...

Kobo ebook reader goes wireless

09/29/2010, Kobo’s next generation ebook reader is at least on par with other ereaders in the market, where it sports Wi-Fi connectivity (at long last). Retailing for $139.99 a pop, you can choose from Onyx, Lilac and Silver colors. The new Kobo Wireless...

Bookeen to release Cybook Orizon next month

09/22/2010, Bookeen has jumped into the e-book reader game by preparing to release the Cybook Orizon next month for €229.99. Touted to be thinner than a newspaper (Fido won’t be able to fetch the paper to you every morning now) and lighter than a book at...

JXD e-book reader does more than just electronic books

09/10/2010, JXD has just introduced its latest e-book reader, but don’t be surprised to find out that it does more than just help you flip through digital pages. After all, most Chinese manufacturers tend to throw in more than you bargain for, although build...

Best Buy to carry Amazon’s Kindle e-reader

09/09/2010, Amazon has decided to take a different route with its Kindle e-reader by allowing Best Buy to carry said device from this fall onwards, which would make Best Buy follow the footsteps of Target and Staples. One can speculate that this move aims to increase...

Sharp to release e-book reader as iPad rival

08/26/2010, It is rather strange that Sharp’s President Mikio Katayama has touted their upcoming e-reader to be a rival for the Apple iPad – considering the iPad isn’t even a dedicated e-reader in the first place, but rather more of a tablet. This...

Acer LumiRead eBook Reader Going To IFA And Launching In Germany

08/26/2010, With the IFA just around the corner, we’re busy drooling over the many devices that are slated to be unveiled in Germany, and now an Acer spokesperson has confirmed that the LumiRead eBook reader will be hitting retail channels in Germany this...

Sharper Image unveils Literati eReader

08/25/2010, Those who have had their fair share of Web-based games in the past might have fond memories of Literati over at Yahoo! Games, but Sharper Image takes a different route with their eReader, also known as Literati. This MerchSource-made device will follow...

Wink e-reader from India

08/22/2010, Hmmm, after the $35 tablet as well as the $50 STAMP tablet, here is yet another affordable eReader from India known as the Wink. This device does share some pretty close resemblances to the original Amazon Kindle, where it is touted to deliver 15 language...

PocketBook IQ eBook reader to rock IFA 2010

08/22/2010, The PocketBook IQ ebook reader is just one device in a line of upcoming eBook readers that will be showcased at IFA Berlin next month. While the name PocketBook suggests you could fit it snugly into your pants, you might have more trouble than usual...

Sony’s Upcoming Readers Pictured?

08/19/2010, We already knew that Sony was busying itself with some new eBook readers, and now pictures of the upcoming Sony Readers have surfaced. According to the leak, the upcoming Reader Pocket Edition will sport a 5-inch display, and the Touch Edition will sport...

CVS To Sell Budget Sylvania Netbook And eBook Reader

08/19/2010, Folks on a shoestring budget should be quite happy to hear that CVS will apparently be releasing its own $100 smartbook and $180 eBook reader sometime soon. Recently leaked marketing materials confirm that the store will be stocking a Sylvania netbook...