Category Archives: The Reading Edge

TKC 350 New Media Expo in Las Vegas #NMX

Links NMX New Media Expo in Las Vegas Tom Webster of Edison Research Monthly podcast listening statistics from Edison Research – February 15, 2015 Power of Moms podcast Mark Ramsey’s Media Unplugged podcast Libsyn Rocks! Interview with Robert Martin (begins at 3:39, ends at 20:00) Isaacson School of New Media at Colorado Mountain College Article about “the uncanny […]

TKC EXTRA – Meet Alex

I got my hands on an Alex on January 9, 2009 2010 at the Marvell booth at CES in Las Vegas. I was VERY impressed with the sensititivity of the touch screen at the bottom of the device, and the slim hardware. This looks like what the nook should have been. Here is the video […]

TKC EXTRA – enTourage’s eDGe

Joe Kralowetz, software director at enTourage Systems, demos what they’re calling the first dualbook – the eDGE, which has one eInk screen and one LCD screen. Interesting concept. Note: the duplicate video player below enables the video to be part of my feed to iTunes. There must be a way to have only one view […]

TKC Extra – Interead

The Interead booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has a nice wall of “real” books and appearances by authors available on the COOL-ER reader.

Yesterday (January 7, 2010) I spoke first with Erin Mitchell, head of communications for Interead, who got my attention at the booth by asserting that it is a bad idea to have dictionaries built into eReaders, because you learn words better by looking them up in a paper dictionary. That led to a lively conversation that I enjoyed.

Neil Jones, CEO and founder of Interead, was available later in the day for a chat about why he founded the company and his ambitions for its role in the fast-growing eBook industry.

TKC Extra – Mobile Logic’s Maureen Mellon

Maureen Mellon, senior director of product marketing at Plastic Logic, tells about the development of the company’s new proReader Que, which made its debut at CES today. The Plastic Logic booth was one of the hot destinations at the Consumer Electronics Show.  Attendees and media crowded around the company representatives as they gave demos of […]

TKC Extra – Plastic Logic at CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Maureen Mellon, senior director of product marketing for Plastic Logic, walks us through the svelte, business-oiented, Que proReader. Recorded on January 7, 2007.