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Shortcovers e-book reader falls a little, well, short

The good-looking mobile e-book reader Shortcovers has a few flaws to correct before taking on Stanza, Classics, and even the Kindle 2.

By Apr. 3, 2009

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'Kindle killer' Shortcovers covers a lot

Indigo's Shortcovers has caught my eye though. PCWorld is reporting that the service is set to launch later in February as an app for the iPhone, the BlackBerry, and the Android OS.

By Feb. 11, 2009

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Borders' Kobo eReader hurt by Nook's new price

The Kobo eReader isn't a bad little basic e-book reader, but it's just not a compelling deal now that the more full-featured Barnes & Noble Nook has matched its low price.

By Jul. 10, 2010

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Borders taking preorders on $150 Kobo eReader

Hoping to gain a foothold in the nascent e-reader arena, Borders is selling the relatively inexpensive Kobo. It ships June 17.

By May. 7, 2010

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Even More Ways to Read on iPhone

The reading public today was inundated with news about Amazon.com's new Kindle 2 ebook reader, but the iPhone may already have a headstart thanks to Google Book Search and Safari Books Online.

By Feb. 9, 2009

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Score the best deals on iPhone e-books

No doubt about it: e-books are overpriced. But you can score some cheap, and even free, deals if you know where to look. Here's how to save big on books for your iPhone.

By Apr. 27, 2009

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Kobo Wireless eReader Wi-Fi

Though the Kobo Wireless eReader is a serviceable e-book reader with built-in Wi-Fi, it's worth spending the extra money to get the Kindle or the Nook instead.

Jan. 24, 2011

2.5 stars Editors' rating Jan. 24, 2011

MSRP: $139.00

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Astak EZ Reader Pocket Pro (5-inch)

The compact Astak EZ Reader Pocket Pro has a solid feature set and an affordable price tag, but it faces stiff competition from competing models by Amazon, Sony, and Barnes & Noble that offer better designs, improved navigation, and more features.

Oct. 22, 2009

2.5 stars Editors' rating Oct. 22, 2009

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Kobo eReader

The Kobo eReader isn't a bad little basic e-book reader, but it's just not a compelling deal now that the more full-featured Barnes & Noble Nook has matched its low price.

Jul. 8, 2010

2 stars Editors' rating Jul. 8, 2010

MSRP: $149.99

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BOL 1050: Break your 4GB Windows RAM shackles

We discuss the developing story that the 4GB RAM limit in Windows is nothing but a license maneuver. Say it ain't so, Microsoft? Also Apple may be trying to sneak in antivirus in Snow Leopard, and guest host Dr. Kiki tells about MIT's effort to teleport d

By Aug. 26, 2009