Posts Tagged ‘ Amazon Kindle ’

Kindle DX: First Impressions From Kindle Chronicles’ Len Edgerly

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, iPods & Portable Media Players

Wednesday online book retailing giant Amazon.com unveiled the newest version of the Kindle e-book reader. The new model, the Kindle DX, is a bigger-screened, more expensive version ($489!) of Amazon’s popular gadget. The DX is thin and light, can display more shades of gray (perfect for b/w newspaper and magazine content), and, says InformationWeek, it […]



The ‘Long Tail’ Comes To Magazines

Apr 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, The New Media Update

Today’s New York Times profiles a new technology from Hewlett Packard, MagCloud, that enables indie publishers to print small batches of custom magazines. Individuals and businesses create their custom magazines, and upload them to the MagCloud site in high-resolution PDF format. No money changes hands until MagCloud receives a customer order, and prints out copies […]



Highlights of South By Southwest Interactive: Kindle Chronicles’ Len Edgerly

Mar 18th, 2009 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting, Podcasting Events

Technology and new media conference South By Southwest Interactive (SxSWi) is just wrapping up in Austin, Texas.  The five day event featured panel discussions, “celebrity geek” interviews, vendor exhibits — and lots and lots of parties. We have asked some of our friends and colleagues who attended this year’s SxSWi to share their highlights and […]



Hearst Debuts Wireless e-Reader

Feb 27th, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

In a bid to stay afloat in an industry in crisis, magazine and newspaper publishing giant Hearst Corp. is getting set to launch an “electronic reader” later this year, a device designed with periodical-reading in mind. Hearst publishes a number of titles, including magazines Seventeen, Cosmopolitan and Esquire, and newspaper The San Francisco Chronicle. Fortune […]



New App, doubleTwist, Like iTunes For All Your Gadgets, Sites!

Feb 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcast Distribution, Video, Video Software

Startup company doubleTwist today launched a public beta of a new universal media application for the Mac that’s like iTunes for everything. doubleTwist’s goal for the product is to be ”a single, streamlined interface that connects to any device, media source or network.” In other words, they want to make moving your media around, from your […]