via Peter Greenberg contributor Darra Stone: Simplicity is key for e-readers, but in the last year Amazon and Barnes and Nobles and some smaller players have found new ways to improve the basics.
via Good E-Reader: So I followed the article’s link to Amazon and I found that there is a whole slew of stuff that Amazon provides. There are browser add-ons for Chrome and Firefox that allow you to send news articles, blog posts, and other content to your Kindle with one click. An add-on for Safari is coming soon, they say. I … Read More
It’s cheaper. It’s lighter. It’s easier to carry. “The iPad Mini apparently is selling better” than the new iPad 4, Hsieh said in response to an e-mail query. “It seems people especially like the size…[it’s] lighter, slimmer and easier to carry.”
Readers considering the Microsoft Surface may want to consider this. Windows 8 has to run on a PC and on a tablet, which, at least in this version of Windows, is making it hard to use. Sales are below Microsoft’s expectations. As reported two weeks ago, I quickly encountered Windows 8′s split personality when I tried to use my new … Read More
Via Goode E-Reader: You have groovy new things like immersion reading, Whispersync for Voice, X-Ray, X-Ray for Movies, Kindle FreeTime and Amazon Videos. Of course, with the Android OS, you will be able to download thousands of games and apps.
Do they bring exciting new features to justify their entry into the market?.
300 pixels per inch vs. Apple’s 264 pixels per inch. I’m surprised to see this happen. Under Jobs, nobody caught up with Apple’s products. When Microsoft came out with a Zune that matched the specs of the then-current iPod, Apple almost simultaneously came out with a new iPod that was a fraction of the size, making the Zune obsolete immediately. … Read More
At $329 and up, it seems quite pricey, compared to a Kindle Fire. UPDATE 10-26-2012: Initial indications are that the price is just fine: Apple’s white iPad mini sells out in 20 minutes
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