Kevin Shockey

Kevin Shockey

Kevin is freelance artist, author, project manager, publisher, sculptor, and speaker. He's currently launching an alternate publishing company in Puerto Rico called X-cito Media. Previously he founded DondeEs.com and the SNAP Platform SNAPPIX. He's an O'Reilly Media author and speaker and was also Editor in Chief of TUX Magazine.

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Ereading Update: Ebooks, tablets, and app confusion

February 04 2011

In this Ereading Update: Ebook demand is fueling a highly contested battle for tablet market share. Plus, a brief look at new tablets from LG and Brainchild. read more

Ereading Update: More tablets and Google's ebook acquisition

January 21 2011

In this edition of Ereading Update: A look at the Infibeam Pi2 and Notion Ink Adam devices; a few thoughts on Google's acquisition of eBook Technologies; and leaked images of HP's WebOS tablets. read more

Ereading Update: Record device sales and a look at CES tablets

January 07 2011

In the latest Ereading Update: Tablets and the holidays proved to be fast friends; At CES, a host of tablets were announced by the likes of ASUS, Lenovo, and Motorola read more

Device Update: Year-end edition

December 16 2010

The holiday season will be a tipping point for ereaders and ebooks. In 2011, the digital changes publishers have made will meet head-on with the harsh demands of a significant consumer base. read more

Device Update: New companies enter the ereader market

October 21 2010

In this edition of Device Update: New manufacturers enter the ereader market in time for the holidays; shifting perspectives on the breadth of ebook piracy. read more

Device update: Analyzing the publishing value chain

October 01 2010

As the changes in the publishing value chain become clearer, electronic manufacturing giants Sharp and Research in Motion make new tablet announcements. read more

Device update: The latest multifunction innovations

September 23 2010

Illustrating how quickly manufacturers are innovating, we look at new multifunction devices from HTC, Entourage, and Dell. read more

Device update: Analysts bullish on ereaders

September 16 2010

In this week's device update: Research reports conclude ereader demand is on the upswing. Plus: info on Samsung's Galaxy Tab, tablets from Elonex, and more. read more

Device update: Tablet edition

September 09 2010

The IFA 2010 may become known as the moment when electronics manufacturers announced their responses to Apple's iPad. Here's a look at notable tablet announcements from the event and other recent news from the world of ereaders and related devices. read more

TOC's Wednesday Devices, and Gadgets and EReaders Update #2

September 01 2010

The IFA traditionally offers an early indication of what gadgets will sell well through Christmas. It's no wonder so much attention is focused on the show with order volume stemming from last year's show reaching nearly $3.8 billion. read more

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