Cool-er Reader: What Interead's June 1 launch will mean for the eReader market

Sarah-Rotman-Epps [Posted by Sarah Rotman Epps]

I've had a lot of press inquiries about the Cool-er Reader, which is launching June 1 via direct sales on their Web site. Just a few quick thoughts:

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Kindle DX: Will It Save Newspapers?

Sarah-Rotman-Epps [Posted by Sarah Rotman Epps]

As part of the Kindle DX announcement this morning, Amazon revealed that they're working with three newspapers--the New York Times, The Boston Globe, and the Washington Post--on a pilot program this summer where the publishers will offer the Kindle DX at a reduced price to subscribers in exchange for a long-term contract. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News are launching a similar program with Plastic Logic devices.

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Kindle DX: Amazon Goes After Big, Juicy Textbook Market

Sarah-Rotman-Epps [Posted by Sarah Rotman Epps]

This morning Amazon announced its new, textbook-optimized Kindle DX,
launched in partnership with six universities and three textbook publishers. My colleague James
McQuivey
and I have been covering the eReader space, and I'm about to
publish a new report on the future of the eReader market.

Here's my take on the Amazon announcement:

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