Don’t discount the Kobo: New touch version has better resolution, faster processor than Kindle

May 25, 2011

Some of you might remember my first ereader love as a first-gen Kobo (slow and simple, but great compatibility with the library).  I then cheated on my Kobo and purchased a Kindle.  I found the Kindle to be faster and have better contrast, and its connectivity to the Amazon store made buying books easy.

This new Kobo looks interesting. Check out the Engaget Review.

-Juliette S.

Coming Soon: Kindle Compatible with MyMediaMall/Overdrive!

April 20, 2011

Wow.  Pigs can fly.  And Kindle will soon be compatible with Overdrive/My Media Mall.  This is huge…  And I finally get to stop feeling guilty for loving my Kindle.  Here are a couple details below but for the whole story, see the complete blog post from Overdrive

The Kindle Library Lending program will support the existing business models that you have already set in OverDrive’s catalog.
The Kindle eBook titles borrowed from a library will carry the same rules and policies as all other eBooks.
As usual, users will still need a valid library card from a participating library, school, or college to check out an eBook for Kindle Lending.

Let’s see what happens next…


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