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Barnes & Noble has a color ebook reader in the works

Plastic Logic is building a color ebook reader for Barnes & Noble. It’s slated for a Spring 2010 launch and theres is no word on Android powering the device. It will run the Barnes & Nob

Shocking news: Sony to sell e-books in open format!

<img title="sony-reader" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/sony-reader.jpg" alt="sony-reader" />Sony -- you know, the folks that brought us such wonderfully proprietary technol

Sony officially announces the Reader Touch Edition, Reader Pocket Edition

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/prs-600r1_lg.jpg" alt="" />As expected, Sony officially unveiled their latest eBook readers. So, here we have the PRS-600 Reader Touch Ed

Unannounced Sony Readers leak out, few care

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/sony-reader.jpg">Ready for more ebook readers? I hope so 'cause Sony has two in the pipe right now. Somehow the service manuals were post

The Bookeen Opus unboxed and previewed

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/opus.jpg">E-book readers tend to be the sizes hardcover books - <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/05/19/silly-video-the-too-big-for

You down with OPDS? Yeah, you know us!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/ebook-readers.jpg" />So eBooks are the Next Big Thing, and soon we'll all be reading eBooks exclusively. How, though, will we find new eB

First impressions of the eSlick eBook reader

The fellers over at GearDiary purchased an eSlick eBook reader, a small and relatively attractive ebook reader that was announced before the Kindle 2.

Samsung ready to roll out Papyrus touchscreen ebook reader

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/samsung-papyrus.jpg" />eBook readers are here to stay, and if you're a CE company you'd better have one if you want to stay in the game.

Grateful Dead eBook app available for iPhone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/gratefuldead_ebook.jpg" alt="gratefuldead_ebook" />If the <a href="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2009/03/03/amazon-launches-kindle-app-for-

Follett's new eBook reader is all software

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/follett.jpg" />Follett, a distributor of educational materials, <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewI

Foxit takes eBooks to a new low with the eSlick

So far eBook devices chief sticking point is the high price. The $300+ range of the Kindle and Sony Reader turns off all but the most avid gadgetphile, book proprietor. Maybe the $259 eSlick by Foxi

Sony’s Reader goes touchscreen with the PRS-700

Sony’s got a new Reader in the PRS-700 and that Reader, it’s got a touchscreen. Simply slide your dirty, smudge-inducing finger across the six-inch screen and watch as the e-inked pages magically

CrunchDeals: Del Rey releases Star Wars: Legacy of the Force as free ebook

We’re believers in the idea of ebook here at CrunchGear, so any time we can bring you a freebie, we will, especially if it’s one that appeals to our geeky nature. Del Rey is offering a Sta

eBooks: One with a dog and one like a Mac Classic

That’s a pretty big screen, ladies and gentlemen. The one on the left there, with the dog — it’s almost ten inches! Guess what else? It’s got built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and i

New-ish Sony eBook reader apparently mangles PDFs

So close. I’ve been eyeing eBook readers for a while now. I really can’t see myself spending $300 on one when I have gadgets like the Nokia 770 and iPod Touch that are capable of handling

HarperCollins Offering iPhone Books

News Corp. continues its quest to dominate the mainstream media. One of the publishers it owns, HarperCollins, is now planning to offer selections from 14 books available for iPhone viewing. The move

RIYL: Hatin' On Sony's Reader

yesterday is dead in the water. Oh, wait, maybe it does. Or at least so says David Rothman over at TeleRead as he compared it to the Edsel, an automobile failure beyond compare in 1958. His key argume

Panasonic to Sony: We Do eBook, Too

At the risk of sounding old-fashioned, wasn’t the eBook something we were supposed to see about six years ago? Really, back when we all started using dial-up modems to connect to the Internet to