This year the big trend in the e-reader industry is color E INK. There are a few devices that are already available and everybody is working on a color device to be released later this year. In 2020 you can expect a big new product by Kobo, that is unlike anything they have released in the past. Amazon is expected to unveil a new line of Kindle e-readers and even Pocketbook is … [Read more...] about These are all of the new e-readers going be released in 2020
The Dasung Paperlike HD is the first E INK based secondary monitor that has a full touchscreen and also a front-lit display. This makes it very useful for people who have eye strain while working with a traditional LED or LCD computer monitor. The Dasung product has various refresh settings that will make it useful for various content, such as website navigation or programming. … [Read more...] about Dasung Paperlike 3 HD Review
Amazon Prime Day occurs every year in July and last year the company sold over 175 million items during the two day sale. Due to the COVID-19 virus where over one million people have been affected and according to a new report by Reuters Prime Day has been delayed until August or September.Prime Day, a marketing event Amazon started in 2015 to drum up sales during the … [Read more...] about Amazon Prime Day is going to be delayed
The Amazon Kindle app for iOS, which can be installed on the iPad or iPhone cannot be used to purchase ebooks. Instead, users have to visit the main Amazon website, purchase books and then sync them to the app, not very intuitive. Amazon might end up selling ebooks very soon on iOS, due to a very quiet landmark deal that was signed with Apple.The Amazon Prime Video app … [Read more...] about Will Amazon start selling Kindle books on the iPad or iPhone?
Marvel Unlimited is a digital subscription service that used to have a few previews, before you had to sign up to actually read anything. Today, Marvel unveiled a bunch of free comics that will be available on the platform, you don't even need to be a subscriber to read them.The classic stories comprise of a bunch of graphic novels that will give users an avenue to read … [Read more...] about Marvel Unlimited is now offering free comic books
Barnes and Noble closed 400 bookstores last week and today they have just closed another 100. So in total over 500 bookstores all over the United States have closed and less than 100 remain open, but for how long? A large number of employees have also left the corporate headquarters in New York, whether they are working for home, or have been laid off, remains to be … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble has closed 500 bookstores
Kobo has announced they have signed an exclusive partnership with the Australian bookseller Booktopia. Booktopia and Kobo have released co-branded e-reading apps for Android and iOS and existing customers will be able to login to any Kobo readers, using their existing Booktopia user credentials.In this partnership, Rakuten Kobo and Booktopia will serve readers through a … [Read more...] about Australian bookseller Booktopia partners with Kobo for ebooks
Overdrive is providing unlimited access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone audiobook and ebook from public libraries. All library patrons will be able to borrow the title simultaneously, without wait times or holds. This is the first time Overdrive has done this with a major title.Pottermore Publishing is the digital arm of J.K. Rowling and they are the ones that are … [Read more...] about The first Harry Potter ebook is available for unlimited loans from Overdrive
The Onyx Boox Nova 2 is the first major release of 2020 and this product is a digital note taking device that has a WACOM layer and a stylus, so you can take notes or edit PDF files. You can also read ebooks in all of the major formats. If you like installing apps, the Nova 2 is running Android 9.0 right out of the box and has Google Play. Should you buy this $339 device and … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox Nova 2 e-reader Review
There are plenty of new e-readers that have either come out in the past few weeks or have completed mass production and will be out soon. This is really good news because despite the global pandemic, people are continuing to purchase new devices. The president of E INK Johnson Lee said that the global marketing is exploding and particularly the Chinese market is doing super … [Read more...] about Lots of new e-readers are coming out, despite the pandemic
Indigo is the largest bookselling chain in Canada and they closed all of their stores on March 17th and said at the time they would reopen on March 27th. This date, came and went and right now there is no timeline when they will open again, but it will likely be months. The company has disclosed to Good e-Reader that they have laid off 5,200 of their 7,000 employees.Indigo … [Read more...] about Indigo Books lays off 5,200 employees
E INK is best known for e-readers, such as the Amazon Kindle or Barnes and Noble Nook. The e-paper technology is also employed for e-notes or digital note taking devices, such as the Onyx Boox MAX 3 or Remarkable 2. There are other lesser known uses, such as smartphones, grocery store price tags, digital signage and secondary monitors! Today, Good e-Reader has a new video that … [Read more...] about What is E INK? What type of products are out there?