Onyx Boox is going to be shipping the Lumi 2, Note 5 and Note Air 2 with some new software, that will dramatically increase the functionality of the new hardware. When you pre-order it from Good e-Reader on October 27th, all of the new features will be available out of the box. Onyx will then port over the update to the previous generation Note Air, Max Lumi 1 and Note 3 … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox unveils 3.2 firmware update for Lumi 2, Note 5 and Note Air 2
Onyx Boox is going to be releasing the Note 5 at the end of the month. This is their flagship digital note taking device and ebook reader. It has a giant 10.3 inch screen which makes it perfect to read A5 documents. It is running Google Android 11 and has full access to the Play Store, which makes it very compelling for someone who wants a multipurpose tablet with an E INK … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox Note 5 is 10.3 inch e-note with Android 11
The Onyx Boox Note Air 2 has the same design principals as the first generation model. It has a black bezel with nice blue accents on the left side of the screen and the back with gives it contrast. It basically gives you a very nice metal look, which stands out in a crowded market of piano black color schemes. It has some subtle hardware upgrades, which makes it a natural … [Read more...] about Introducing the Onyx Boox Note Air 2
Onyx Boox has just announced the Max Lumi 2, which is a 13.3 inch digital note taking device. This product will go on sale on the end of the month, although pricing is not available. It has a front-lit display and color temperature system, which makes it the only 13.3 on the market to have a lighting system. It also has Android 11 and full access to the Google Play … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox Max Lumi 2 is a 13.3 inch e-note with Android 11
Do you love the smell of yellowed paper, the feel of parchment against your skin, the weight of a leather-bound volume in your hands? Bibliophiles like myself would agree that there is nothing that can truly replace the genuine feel of a physical book. The traditional 'book' form that we love so much has been around for centuries, so it is hard to think of it as something … [Read more...] about Does the e-book revolution spell disaster for print books?
While eBooks have their own set of inherent advantages, none seem to be enough to make print books obsolete. This should explain the sustained demand for print books even after its digital counterpart being in vogue for years now. Such being the current state, there has been no let-up in efforts to make one have the feel of the other. For instance, eBooks have page-turn … [Read more...] about New Magic Bookmark gives ebook features to print books
The Amazon Kindle Oasis 3 came out in 2019 and this might be the last release. The one big advantage of this e-reader was the 7 inch screen and 300 PPI resolution. When this model came out, all other readers in the company's portfolio was only six inches and there is something compelling with having more screen real estate to read text on. The Oasis days are numbered with the … [Read more...] about Will Amazon discontinue the Kindle Oasis?
There has suddenly been a spurt in activity in the eReader segment. Close on the heels of Amazon launching its new Kindle Paperwhite 5 series has been Kobo that introduced its new generation Kobo Libra 2 (and Sage) eReader devices. Both are aiming at the same market segment, which would make it extremely interesting to find out how one stacks up against the other. Here we are … [Read more...] about Kobo Libra 2 vs Kindle Paperwhite 5. Which one is for you?
Comixology has just announced that starting today, users will be able to read digital comics from their platform on the Kindle app for Android and iOS. The feature is not turning on by default, so if you want to read them, all you have to do is click on “Show your comiXology books” on your comiXology settings page. Next, head to your Kindle app and pull down to refresh and your … [Read more...] about You can now read Comixolgy comics on the Kindle app and e-readers
What if we could develop our own smart wearable device that we can strap around our wrists? A few smart fellows at the Interactive Media Lab at Dresden Technical University came up with just such an idea even though the entire thing seems quite rudimentary in its looks. That said, the device has its own color E-Paper display big enough to have decent sized info on display. … [Read more...] about How a Plastic Logic Legio color bendable display can be used for a DIY smartwatch
Onyx Boox has some new devices that are ready to be announced. The company posted on their Weibo account that they are having a product release event on October 20th, 2021. It remains unclear if they are are going to release a single new e-reader or e-note, or if they have a few that will be unveiled.Normally, Onyx refreshes their entire lineup every year with better … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox is going to announce new products on October 20th
One of the great things about choosing a Fujitsu Quaderno, is that the company regularly pushes out new firmware updates, providing plenty of new features and enhancements. A couple of days ago the company released 1.100.09250 for the second generation Quaderno A4 and A5. They have improved functions related to handwriting, such as pen pressure. They now support the charging … [Read more...] about Fujitsu introduces new writing features in Quaderno Gen 2 update