The Kobo Clara HD and Aura 2 are on sale in the United States. You can purchase the Clara HD on the Kobo website and Walmart for $99 and the Aura 2 is available for $79 on both of those sites. This is the first time that these models have been discounted since before Christmas 2018.The Clara HD features an E-Ink Carta HD display with a 300 PPI display. The screen is not … [Read more...] about Kobo Clara HD and Kobo Aura 2 on sale in the US
Archives for April 2019
For the bookworms and students out there, e-readers are probably the best piece of technology created in the past few years. From e-book devices, digital note-taking devices to other reading-oriented, size-optimized devices, we can all now choose the device that fits our needs the best. The pleasure of reading and simultaneous note-taking has never been more accessible and … [Read more...] about The Best E-Readers for Students
There are many E Ink smartphones that have come out in the past few months and a bunch of new ones are going to be released periodically until the end of 2019. Smartphones with e-paper are more viable because the cost of processors has come down and this has resulted in octa-core and deca-core being the norm.The first E Ink enabled smartphone came out in 2012. This was the … [Read more...] about E Ink Smartphones are the big new trend of 2019
The Wisky EeWriteE-Pad raised over $400,000 on Kickstarter and once a project reaches their goal, the campaign is closed. They intend on shipping products out in August 2019 and if you missed purchasing one, they now have an Indiegogo campaign. This should help the company reach a wider audience, since Indiegogo has a wider footprint and more people have access to paying … [Read more...] about Wisky EeWrite E-Pad is now available on Indiegogo
The Mobiscribe E Ink Notepad was a Indiegogo sensation and it raised over $632,000 on Indiegogo. The San Jose tech company called TeamUC has released the first batch of units to people who purchased one and the next units will be available sometime in August. This device is designed to take notes via the accompanied stylus and can also read ebooks.HardwareThe … [Read more...] about Mobiscribe e-reader review – A great first effort
The SuperNote A6 is a very innovative writing slate that gives the Remarkable and Sony Digital Paper a run for their money. This device features a 7.8 inch display that has a WACOM layer, that has plastic film on the screen. They did this because their stylus actually looks like a ballpoint pen, which you can click on the top to retract the stylus. When interacting with the … [Read more...] about Review of the SuperNote A6 – The best digital note taking device
The vast majority of Amazon Kindles have always had a black body. Quite recently Amazon has given the option to buy the entry level Kindle and the Paperwhite in both black and white. Meanwhile the Oasis can be purchased in black, but also merlot and walnut. What color do you prefer your Kindle?The very first Amazon Kindle e-reader that was released in 2007 had a white body … [Read more...] about Do you prefer black or white Kindles?
The Onyx Boox Note Pro is now available and this devices big selling points is the glass based display and color temperature system. The screen will be able to handle you pressing hard on it via the stylus, sometimes normal screens can get scratched. It is retailing for $599 and you can order it from Good e-Reader.The Note PRO features a 10.3 inch E-ink Mobius and Carta … [Read more...] about First Look at the Onyx Boox Note Pro
Many people purchase ebooks from their favorite retailer or borrow them from the public library. A small majority of people happily pirate them. There is an alternative to all of these things, unlimited ebook subscription services. Is there a future this business model?There are only a small handful of companies that participate in the unlimited model. Kindle Unlimited, … [Read more...] about Are Unlimited ebook subscription services viable in 2019?
There have been a few E Ink smartphones with a single screen that has been released over the years, but most of them have only been available in China and do not work on major networks in North America. YotaDevices is likely the most well-known brand, but they released their products when smartphones were not mature and recently the company went bankrupt. There is a new … [Read more...] about Kingrow K1 might be the best E Ink Smartphone ever made
The basic entry level Kindle has been refreshed with some pretty compelling features. It has a brand new E Ink Carta display, whereas all of the other Kindles employed E Ink Pearl, which came out in 2010. It also is employing a front-lit display, which is ideal for reading in the dark, but unlike smartphones which are backlit, this technology has LED lights on the bottom of the … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle e-Reader – 2019 Review
Overdrive is the largest digital distributor for audiobooks and ebooks in the public library. The company has just issued a new audiobook report that sheds some light on current trends. It comes as little surprise that Gen Z and Millennials are among the most likely to listen to books on audio, 48% of them regularly listen to audiobooks.OverDrive surveyed over 730 adults … [Read more...] about Overdrive releases new Audiobook report
There are a number of E Ink powered devices that act as secondary monitors. The best ones have a dedicated HDMI port that can connect to your video card and can display content. Others can be connected to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth and use dedicated apps.One of the major advantages of an E Ink display for a secondary monitor is that there is no backlight or … [Read more...] about The best E-Paper displays for secondary monitors