Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Quote Details: Josh Billings: About the most originality... - The Quotations Page

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.


Josh Billings US Humorist (1818 - 1885)

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Nook Reviews, eBook Reader, eBook Device - Barnes & Noble



Barnes & Noble Introduces The Nook, A Game-Changing Ereader - Gartner
"The Nook is a game changer...and one that will force Amazon's hand"
Barnes & Noble's E-Reader Leaks, Surprises, Changes the Game - Fast Company
"Barnes and Noble may genuinely be about to tear to the top of the e-reader game...beats any one else's attempt at a glitzy e-reader hands-down"
Barnes & Noble Unveils Kindle-Killing, Dual-Screen 'Nook' E-Reader - Wired.com
"If you just ordered a Kindle, stop reading now or you're in for a giant dose of buyer's remorse. Barnes and Noble unveiled a new e-book reader called 'Nook', and it is hot, both inside and out. Who would buy a walled-garden machine like the Kindle when the Nook has the same titles, cheaper, and you can borrow? The Nook is already starting to look like the real internet to the Kindle's AOL."
8 Reasons You Can Finally Love Ebook Readers (Thanks to Nook) - Gizmodo
"It's cost-effective. Yeah, at $260 it's the same price as the Kindle 2, but you're getting so much more for your money: Wi-Fi, native PDF support, an SD slot and that crazy second screen makes it seem out of the Kindle's league."
Barnes & Noble's Shiny, Sharing-Friendly 'Nook' eBook Reader - Wired.com
"The Nook, with color icons, a wide selection of designer cases and color-customizable back panel, looks like a fashionista."
Chart: How the Nook Stacks Up In the Ereader Race - Washington Post/TechCrunch
"The Nook, Barnes & Noble's new ereader, has upped the ante. With a small, 3.5-inch LCD screen in the lower quadrant, the Nook adds touch capabilities that the Kindle definitely does not have."
The Barnes & Noble e-reader will be called the Nook, cost $259 - Geek.com
"Finally! A company that gets that has embraced the fact that part of the magic of being a book lover is passing off a cherished novel to a friend."
Find a Nook - read, lend, kindle an e-book - Tech Generation Daily
"The Nook costs $260, but includes an ability to lend digital books to friends and also to use wi-fi to download books. That puts it in a different league from the Kindle."
Barnes and Noble nook hands-on - SlashGear
"Barnes and Noble's nook may not be the first wireless ebook reader we've seen, but with its dual displays, color touchscreen, compact form-factor and Android OS it's perhaps the most distinctive."