Welcome to another installment of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today we are talking about the health benefits of e-books, something normally people do not associate with an entertainment product. Today, we talk about the reasons why e-books are better for you if your recovering from an injury or if you have vision … [Read more...] about Radio Show – The Health Benefits of e-books
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e-Reader innovation has ground to a halt and no new technology has been developed since 2013. This was the worst year on record in terms of overall sales. Many analysts have proclaimed that only 9 million units have shipped this year, which is a decrease from the 12 million dedicated e-ink devices were sold in 2014 and … [Read more...] about 2015 was the worst year ever for e-readers
e-Reader ownership is at an all time low according to Pew Research. The company released new data on device ownership and found 19% of adults reported owning an e-reader, such as a Kindle or Nook.This is a sizable drop from early 2014, when 32% of adults owned this type of device.The decline in dedicated e-ink … [Read more...] about e-Reader ownership declines by 50%
Barnes and Noble has just released their first e-reader since 2009, with the advent of the Nook Glowlight Plus. It sounds fairly good on paper, with the same high resolution screen found on the Amazon Kindle Voyage and is waterproof, much akin to the Kobo H2O. It also has software not found in any other e-readers on … [Read more...] about Will you buy the B&N Nook Glowlight Plus?
Amazon has just launched a white Kindle in France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. This is the first non-black model to be released in Europe since the first generation Kindle that came out in 2007. It is important to note that this is not a new e-reader, this is simply the same entry level Kindle Basic that … [Read more...] about Amazon Launches White Kindle in Europe
The Amazon Kindle Voyage was released late last year and for all intents and purpose the e-reader was a complete flop. It was the least purchased and least reviewed product that the Seattle company has released in a number of years. So what went wrong?Amazon never releases sales figures for their hardware division … [Read more...] about The Amazon Kindle Voyage is a Flop
Over the course of 2015 there has been a number of notable new e-readers that have hit the market. Barnes and Noble released their first new model in almost three years with the Nook Glowlight Plus, while Kobo released two different units. All eyes are on Amazon right now for their Kindle Voyage 2, Kindle Paperwhite 4 … [Read more...] about What do you look for in a new e-reader?
Adult coloring books is the hottest new segment in publishing and everyone is getting involved. Disney has released a new 3D coloring book based on popular characters, to mainstream celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and George R.R. Martin who have jumped into the fray.The current coloring-book craze was ignited in … [Read more...] about Adult Coloring Books is the Hot New Segment in Publishing
Welcome back to the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today you will be taken on a magical journey into the realms of digital magazines, e-books and e-reader news! Today on the show Michael gives you his impression of Texture, formerly Next Issue and Magzter. Additionally Kobo has a new loyalty program called Super Points and … [Read more...] about Podcast: Top Tablets and Kobo Loyalty Program
Welcome back to another edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today on the show you will be informed about all of the new devices expected to be released soon, such as the Nook Glowlight 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 for Nook and the Kobo Touch 2.0. Also on the show is plenty of Amazon and digital library news. … [Read more...] about Podcast – New Nook and Kobo e-Readers Out Soon
Today on the show we talk about all the major deals that Amazon will having for its one day Prime Day event on July 15th. Also, Books-A-Million has announced they are taking the company private and Barnes & Noble has given us a date in which the Nook College Bookstore and educational unit will become its own company. … [Read more...] about Podcast – Books-A-Million and Amazon News
In this edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show you will understand e-book piracy, the moral choices we make when engaging in it and how sometimes its done for profit. Additionally, why did Barnes and Noble go from making $910 million a year on Nook to an estimated $150 million in 2015? Get a sense on the key moments … [Read more...] about Podcast: e-Book Piracy and Nook Decline