The Reading Edge Podcast
By Len Edgerly
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Intelligent conversations with leaders of the eBook Revolution, hosted by Len Edgerly, creator of The Kindle Chronicles podcast. In The Reading Edge, I will expand my interviews to fascinating voices beyond the Kindlesphere, taking a close look at the development of the Barnes & Noble nook, the Sony Reader, and the plethora of other new eReader devices and content. Each episode contains a single interview, with commentary. I'll also be happy to include your comments, so please join the conversation!
|1||CleanVideoTRE 32 Is that a Kindle in Your Pocket or a Sony PRS-350?||I'm thoroughly impressed with the engineering behind the new Sony Reader PRS-350, as you'll see in this video review. They managed to create a touch screen which does not cripple the readability of the E Ink screen, and it weighs only 5 3/4 ounces,||19 9 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTRE 31 Copia Calling||Tony Antolino, senior vice president of Copia Interactive , has been involved with Copia from its beginnings about two years ago as an initiative of DMC Worldwide, a privately held company with a 56-year history.||23 8 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoTRE 30 The Wolf Hall Tournament of E-Readers||I purchased four e-book copies of Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel--one each for Sony Reader, Kobo, nook, and Kindle--in order to compare the reading experience for the same book on four leading e-readers. After eliminating the devices that do not offer dict...||16 8 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoTRE 29 Aluratek Libre Unboxing||I pre-ordered an Aluratek Libre PRO e-reader for $119.99 and picked it up yesterday (July 22, 2010) at the South Portland, Maine, Borders Store. Store General Manager Gail Sanborn was kind enough to video the unboxing using my iPhone 4.||23 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoTRE 28 Review of the Kobo Reader||The Kobo Reader, at $150, costs less than the Kindle 6-inch and the nook, and does less, too. But the Kobo’s svelte profile and light weight make it convenient for reading in some settings. In all, it’s an attractive new entry in the e-book sweepstake||22 5 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoTRE 27 Meet Alex||My take on Spring Design’s Alex e-reader, recorded in Cambridge, Mass., on May 4, 2010. With comparison’s to the Barnes & Noble nook and Amazon’s Kindle. One thing I did not mention in this video is that the nook is running the new 1.||5 5 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoTRE 26 Unboxing the Alex||Unboxing an Alex by Spring Design and comparing its size factor with a nook, a Kindle, and an iPad. Plus: a fire alarm.||29 4 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTRE 25 Part 2 of Interview by Bryan Person||Social media evangelist Bryan Person did Part 2 of our conversation about the iPad on Thursday April 15, 2010. This gave me a chance to revisit my expectations on how good a reading device the iPad would be compared with the Kindle.||18 4 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTRE 24 Reading, Writing and Twitter?||My Bennington MFA classmate Valerie Ellis and I attended a thought-provoking session on April 8, 2010, at The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) national convention here in Denver. The title was "The Networked Poetry Classroom,||13 4 2010||Free||View in iTunes|