Pedophile’s Guide no longer available on Amazon.com

Remember “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure: A Child-Lover’s Code of Conduct” e-book which was on sale on Amazon.com? Well, we covered the hoo-ha that surrounded said title yesterday, and it didn’t take long for Amazon to respond as the company has pulled it from their site after thousands of users posted angry comments as well as threats to boycott the site. This self-published e-book could be downloaded until […]


Amazon Controversy with Kindle Book: The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure

Amazon has found itself in the middle of controversy by selling a Kindle digital e-book that, as its title promotes, is a guide for pedophiles. The digital ‘Pedophile’s Guide for to Love and Pleasure’ has prompted 762 1-star reviews, placing the book at number 158,221 on the Amazon’s best-selling list. Others are also considering the boycott of Amazon while a few have written to the retailer and received a note […]


PocketBook IQ and 602 Android-Powered Low Cost Tablets Now Shipping for U.S.

It looks like the PocketBook IQ and the 602 e-readers, both powered by Google’s Android operating system, will be hitting the U.S. market. The IQ sports a 7-inch LCD screen and will be priced at $150 while the 602 features an E Ink display for $170. The PocketBook IQ will essentially be in the same market–featuring an LCD color touchscreen and Android–as the nook color from Barnes & Noble. The […]


New Kindle Ad Takes Jab at iPad

Amazon’s recent Kindle ad highlights the benefits of reading with e-ink technology under direct sunlight while taking aim at Apple’s iPad, which functions as both an electronic book reader and a multi-function device offering games, browsing, music listening, and entertainment capabilities. Though Amazon has been careful to give Kindle a singular focus on reading, the new ad does show that Amazon is recognizing that the Kindle and iPad may be […]


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Kindle 3 Software Update Allows On-Device Amazon Account Creation

The Kindle–and by proxy the Kindle 3–should be able to create Amazon accounts on the device just by the nature of its untethered access to books on Amazon’s storefront, but that wasn’t the case prior to Kindle software version 3.0.1. With the new software update that Amazon is rolling out after a quick beta test, users who do not have Amazon accounts can create an account on their device, making […]


Sony Justifies Higher Price E-Readers With More Features

Sony is taking the opposite route of its big rivals Amazon and Barnes & Noble with its own branded E-Reader electronic-ink based digital book reading devices. Unlike Amazon, which has introduced lower prices for the latest Kindle, and Barnes & Noble, which has engaged in a price war with its nook to remain competitive against the Kindle, Sony is taking quite the opposite approach. Rather than reducing prices, Sony is […]


Sony Danielle Steel Limited Edition Reader Digital Book

Sony has just rolled out its Danielle Steel Limited Edition Reader Digital Book, hoping that those with a soft spot for Danielle’s mushy love stories and the color red will make a beeline for this rather outdated device. Each purchase will come with a code that allows you to download a 3-book bundle, a personal letter from Danielle herself, alongside an embossed red case with her name on it. Sony’s […]