Kobo is going to be releasing a new e-reader in the next few weeks. The company has just obtained FCC certification to sell the device in the United States. It is going to have 8GB of internal storage and powered by a 1200 mAh battery. Like all other Kobo e-readers it will have wireless internet access to access the Kobo bookstore, Overdrive and Pocket.Netronix is the … [Read more...] about There is a new Kobo e-reader coming out soon
News Corp, the company that owns HarperCollins is developing an online news site called Knewz. The misspelling on the platform launching this fall is meant to be trendy and hip. It will be a traditional aggregator news website and have a mobile app for Android and iOS. It will draw from a variety of national outlets such as The New York Times and NBC News, as well as more … [Read more...] about News Corp planning on launching a new platform called Knewz
In Canada and the United States the vast majority of public libraries have an ebook collection. Overdrive stated that they power 95% of all libraries and there are a number of smaller companies that are involved in this field as well, such as Hoopla and Bibliotheca. There are a number of e-readers that have functionality to deliver ebooks right from the library and read them … [Read more...] about The best e-readers to borrow ebooks from the library
The Remarkable is not only a device where you can freehand draw and edit PDF documents, but it also can function as a dedicated ebook reader. EPUB support is something that the company has been working on for awhile and in the latest 1.8 update, they make reading more enjoyable.Remarkable has made some significant improvements in how ebooks are displayed. In short, your … [Read more...] about Remarkable gives you a better e-book experience
It may surprise some of our younger readers to learn this, but Amazon cut its teeth almost exclusively on selling books. Now growing into one of the biggest businesses in America, Amazon acts a catch-all marketplace, covering all facets of the written and spoken word, as well as almost any other small or medium-sized good you could imagine.So, what forms does Amazon take on … [Read more...] about How Far Has Amazon Come in Literary Engagement?
The vast majority of e-readers and digital note taking devices no longer ship with a user guide or user manual. All you get in the box is a quick start guide, which basically just shows off where the power button is and the USB port. This is especially concerning if you purchase an expensive product and the only website that is available is in Chinese or Japanese. Whatever … [Read more...] about Did your e-reader come with a user guide?
Barnes and Noble was named the #1 Most Reputable Retailer in America by Reputation Institute (RI), a global technology-driven provider of reputation measurement and management services, in their annual US Retail RepTrak study. This is the second year in a row that Barnes & Noble has earned the number one spot.“Barnes & Noble is proud to be named the #1 most … [Read more...] about Barnes & Noble Named #1 Most Reputable Retailer in America
Neuroscientists at Berkeley have discovered that the same cognitive and emotional parts of the brain are stimulated the same when people listen to audiobooks or read ebooks. Lead author Dr Fatma Deniz said: “At a time when more people are absorbing information via audiobooks, podcasts and even audio texts, our study shows that, whether they're listening to or reading the same … [Read more...] about Researchers state people absorb audiobooks and ebooks the same
Ratta is a new company that is based in Japan and they have two products in their portfolio. They are both digital note taking devices that let you freehand draw and edit PDF files. The A5 has a 10.3 inch screen and the A6 has a 7.8 inch screen. We receive a lot of questions on what are the big differences between these two devices and is there anything different, other than … [Read more...] about SuperNote A5 vs SuperNote A6