An Espresso Book Machine Comes to Connecticut

By libertyc
September 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

On Demand Books, the New York-based company behind the Espresso Book Machine (described by the company as “an ATM for books”) has just announced the EBM’s 31st location in the United States: R.J. Julia Booksellers, a decades-old independent shop located in the shoreline town [...]

News Roundup – Links to Start Your Day

By libertyc
September 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

            >> Soon You’ll be Able to Go to CVS and Print a Book (Paid Content) >> Hachette Increases Cost of Library Ebooks 220% (Good E-Reader) >> Author Invites World to Watch Her Write Novel Via Google Docs (The Digital Reader) [...]

Black Friday e-reader roundup

By libertyc
November 14, 2010 // 1 Comment

It appears this is going to be the Christmas (or at least the Black Friday) of the $99 e-reader. Apart from the $99 Nook at Best Buy we mentioned the other day (and other discounts on the Pandigital Novel ($139.99) and Sharper Image Literati ($119.99)), now the leaked Wal*Mart Black Friday circular [...]

CVS pharmacy to get $99 smartbook, $179 e-reader

By libertyc
August 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Engadget has obtained marketing materials indicating that the CVS pharmacy is going to stock a $99 Sylvania-branded Windows CE netbook, and a $179 “LookBook” color e-book reader. From the illustration, the Sylvania looks like yet another rebranded cheap Chinese smartbook. If it’s similar to [...]

CVS to sell $180 ereader – the Look Book

By libertyc
August 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

That’s what Engadget is saying. It will have a 7″ LCD screen, wireless (doesn’t say what type), SD slot, keyboard, and come preloaded with 150 books. There also will be a tie-in with the Kobo bookstore. According to the I Heart CVS website, the information obtained by Engadget [...]

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