A new study from France’s publishers shows that French audiobook fans are moving away from tape and CDs to embrace digital audio, according to a May 4th Publishing Perspectives article.May is “Audio Book Month” in France, according to the Syndicat national de l’édition (SNE). The French Publishers Association (SNE) is France’s trade association of book publishers, … [Read more...] about New Study Shows Audiobook Increase in France
Both Apple and Google have announced plans to remove those apps that have remained unattended on their respective app stores for long, CNET reported. Specifically, both companies have said they are going to remove those apps that have not been updated in the past two years. An estimate by the analyst firm Pixalate has put the number of apps set to be on the chopping block at … [Read more...] about Apple and Google announce removal of abandoned and outdated apps
The InkPlate 10 comes across as a large e-paper display measuring 9.7-inches. The display module supports Wi-Fi connection and can be programmed using Arduino and MicroPython. It is a favorite with hobbyists and developers given the ease with which it can be programmed as well as its low price. Now, as Geeky Gadgets revealed, the good news here is that the InkPlate 10 is easily … [Read more...] about The InkPlate 10 e-paper display now available worldwide via Crowd Supply
Apple has started to roll out a new update which, as TechCrunch reported, includes a clutch of new features for its Apple Podcasts service. These include means to better manage the storage of podcasts in various devices as well as tools that enable annual podcast subscriptions. Plus, the update also includes the Apple Podcasts Delegated Delivery system that was recently … [Read more...] about Apple introduces new tools for its podcast service
Apple has long been rumored to be working on a foldable iPhone device, one that would serve as a smartphone in its folded state and a tablet when unfolded. Now there are reports of Apple including a color E Ink display on the outer surface. Kuo made the revelation in a Twitter post claiming Apple is in the process of testing a color E Ink Electronic Paper Display that would … [Read more...] about Apple rumored to be developing foldable iPhone with an external E Ink display
Amazon has a Wikipedia system on their Kindle e-readers. If you long press on a specific word in a book, you can either look it up in the dictionary or get the complete definition and history of it in Wikipedia. Older Kindle e-readers are not able to look up the full description in Wikipedia anymore. However, the little popup card that gives a brief paragraph of Wikipedia still … [Read more...] about Wikipedia is broken on many older Kindle e-readers
There has been no dearth of smart clock hacks featuring E Ink displays and here is another from mattwach which has an interesting take on the concept thanks to its wooden build. As Hackaday revealed, making up the core of the clock is the Atmega328p microchip that runs off a 32.768 KHz clock crystal. This allows for the twin advantages of precise timekeeping while also ensuring … [Read more...] about E Ink clock shows time and a host of other info
The Apple iPad line of tablets are most well-designed and robust on the market. Google hems and haws on their tablet direction, sometimes they take it seriously and there are years when they simply don't care. The Apple iPad 5th Generation has many things going for it. It has speakers on the top and button of the display panel, previously this was only reserved for the iPad Pro … [Read more...] about First Look at the iPad Air 5th Generation
The Xiaomi InkPalm 5 e-reader is now available worldwide, Liliputing reported. The pocket-sized e-reader with a 5.2-inch E Ink display was so far available only within China for around $91. However, retailer AliExpress is now taking orders from buyers anywhere in the world for around $110. This makes for a nice development as those looking for a portable e-reader now have … [Read more...] about Xiaomi InkPalm 5 e-reader now available worldwide
Welcome to another riveting edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today, Peter and Michael discuss all of the latest e-paper news. You will get a sense on what E INK Gallery 3, Kaleido 3 and Spectra 3100 bring to the table. Our main story is how many companies such as Audible, B&N and Amazon are disabling in-app purchases on their Android apps. You will learn all about the … [Read more...] about Good e-Reader Radio – Kindle supports EPUB, Kindle stops in-app purchases on Android and more!
Media consumption is one of the many things that you would buy an iPad for. Apple too offers an excellent app in the form of Apple Books for that. The app keeps things simple yet elegant. Be it reading e-books or listening to audiobooks, the Apple Books app suffices for all your requirements and won't require installing different apps for the same.In fact, so well organized … [Read more...] about Should Apple launch an e-reader?
Good e-Reader disclosed a couple of months ago that Amazon was developing a new Kindle e-reader with note taking functionality. It looks like this will be a reality sometime in 2022 and they will finally develop a large screen Kindle that comes with a stylus and users will be able to freehand draw, take notes and edit PDF files. The company recently conducted a survey with a … [Read more...] about Amazon working on a new Kindle with Note Taking Functionality
Onyx Boox has just announced two entry level e-readers that do not have any note taking functionality. They are are designed purely to read digital content, such as books, comics, and manga. These devices have have Google Android 11, but does not have access to the Google Play Store. These two devices are only aimed at the Chinese market and are not going to be sold overseas. … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox announces Poke 4 and Poke 4S e-Readers