Reading Devices

icon indicating Digital Content pageA selection of articles about the variety of hardware options available for reading ebooks and digital content

  1. "Comparison of e-book readers" - Wikipedia Wikipedia entry with a chart comparing a large variety of eBook readers.  Different generations of the same e-reader are compared.

  2. Adobe Digital Editions Supported Devices. A list of of devices that support Adobe PDF and EPUB content.

  3. "eBook Reader Comparison" - eReader Lender This page also compares eReader hardware and it does include the Apple iPad although the Wikipedia page is more thorough in its comparisons.

  4. E-Book Readers Reviews on a large range of e-readers including different versions of the most popular brands.

  5. Book Apps for IPad A list of the best book apps with accompanying descriptions and links directly to the iTunes store.

  6. Nook GlowLight gets a price cut; Amazon Paperwhite gets rave reviews (10/01/2012)

  7. Hands on Review of the Icarus Pocket eReader (10/01/12) Icarus has a number of fresh e-ink based readers that have just hit the market.

  8. Binatone Kidzstar eReader review (9/30/2012 )This cheap and tough reader can take a few knocks, but its kid-friendliness is patchy and its features sparse

  9. Review: Sony Xperia Tablet S  (9/29/12) Another Android tablet has hit the market hoping to wear the crown as the ultimate gadget to have: the Sony Xperia Tablet S

  10. Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire: How The Best 7-Inch Tablets Compare (A comparison of the major tablets as eReaders and beyond.

  11. Rakuten's Kobo Unveils $79.99 E-Reader in U.S. Push (09/06/2012 ) While the feature-packed iPad and other tablets grab headlines, Kobo Chief Executive Officer Michael Serbinis remains enamored with the simple e- reader.

  12. E-Book reader buying guide  (07/2012) Recent reviews on common e-readers

  13. National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia (5/2/2012) The National Federation of the Blind sues the Free Library of Philadelphia as result of their eReader lender program using Nooks which are not accessible for visually impaired patrons.

  14. Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period  (0123/ 2012 )The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to e-book readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time period.

  15. "Survey of Kindle, Nook, iPad, Sony and OverDrive eBook Store Collection Size," - eBook Reader Guide (01/12/2012)This article compares the number of popular titles in each eBook model's bookstore.  A graph is included here for quick comparison.

  16. The Latest Amazon Kindle: Lighting a Fire of Outrage (10/5/2011) The Fire is a touch-screen version of their popular device, and I understand that this version will again be completely inaccessible to blind people.

  17. An evaluation of second-generation ebook readers (10/10) This study seeks to evaluate a selection of second-generation ebookreaders in order to determine which devices deliver the best experience for the user, in terms of functionality and overall experience.