Tag: eBooks

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Premature excitement?

So my heart was all aflutter at the thought of getting my grubby little mitts on on Kindle Matchbook. Yet this morning, Amazon emailed me to let me know about the new Kindle Paperwhite (really not sure it's worth my while upgrading) but there was a noticeable lack of mentions of Kindle Matchbook or indeed ...

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Now that’s exciting!

Yes, yes...Apple have finally confirmed they're having a special event next Tuesday. I could have told you that - for the past few years, they've managed to schedule these for when I'm out of range of the interwebs, usually on a plane. True to form, I'll be on a flight home from Edinburgh when Tim ...

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eBooks on the iPad

Reading ebooks was one of the main reasons I bought my iPad. I know I'm probably in a minority of iPad owners in that I use it as an ereader for over 50% of the time. I've had a series of Sony ereaders in the past and enjoyed them - for the one-trick ponies they ...

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Why I want an iPad

Apple's announcement of their latest product category - the iPad - left me rather excited. As pointed out in a previous post, I was hoping they would come up with a tablet device that would act as a mega-PDA, mirroring the functionality of the now defunct Newton. I think they've managed to do that, and ...

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Not keen on the Kindle

Looks like I'm not alone in my aversion to the Kindle. The Guardian has polled readers and it looks like only about 20% have expressed an interest in getting one. Comments on the poll and following the article echo what I pointed out in my last post: DRM and a lack of control over content ...

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Mac Tablet? Yes please…

Supposedly being announced next month (though I'm trying to remain calm so as not to be too disappointed when it's delayed or fails to materialise) I can't wait to get my hands on a MacTablet. Or iTablet. Or iProd. Whatever it's going to be called, I want one. A light, 10-inch touchscreen, powered by Mac ...