There are a myriad of digital note taking devices that employ e-paper technology that is easy on the eyes and great in the outdoors, since they don't reflect light. They have long battery life, so you can go weeks without having to charge it. One of the downsides of products such as Sony Digital Paper, Onyx Boox MAX 3, or even the Likebook series is that there is no cloud … [Read more...] about E-Readers with Digital Note Taking Features should have their own Cloud
There is no shortage of digital note taking devices on the market. There are numerous entrants to the E INK space that have Wacom enabled screens and notable products include the Sony Digital Paper, Remarkable and the Onyx Boox MAX 3. Samsung dominates the smartphone space with the S-Pen and their popular Galaxy Note series appeals towards business professionals, they also have … [Read more...] about Samsung is launching one of the best Chromebooks with a Stylus
The Kobo Forma has been on sale in various retailers for the better part of the last few months. This device came out in 2018 and is considered their flagship e-reader. There is a growing contingent of users that are not happy, citing things like uneven lighting and random flickering. The vast majority of people who own one are really happy with it. It is the only model in the … [Read more...] about Will Kobo release a Forma 2 in 2020?
Anyone with a word processor can write a book and submit it to a myriad of self-publishing avenues. On the digital side of things Kindle Direct Publishing, Kobo Writing Life, Nook Press or Smashwords are viable avenues. On the traditional side of things, there is a ton of print on demand solutions, vanity presses and rarely a traditional publishing deal. According to a new … [Read more...] about Self-Published authors are poor and can’t sell their books
Simon and Schuster is finally starting to see some strong gains with digital audiobooks and ebooks. In 2019 audiobook sales increased by 15% over 2018, and e-book sales, which increased for the first time in at least three years, were up 1% over 2018. Overall, digital sales in 2019 increased 7%, which is very solid. The best selling ebooks of the year were Howard Stern Comes … [Read more...] about Simon and Schuster ebook sales increased for the first time in 3 years
The Kobo Forma is being sold for $299 at most retailers, such as Indigo, Walmart and the Kobo website. If you are looking to purchase this e-reader, you might want to try Amazon. It is currently available for $235 USD, which is $40 off the regular price.The Kobo Forma came out in 2018 and is their flagship e-reader. You can buy ebooks right from Kobo, borrow ebooks from … [Read more...] about Kobo Forma is on sale at Amazon at a really good price
The Amazon Kindle e-reader is the most popular brand of all time. People unfamiliar with e-readers in general have all heard about the Kindle and that it can read ebooks. The first generation Kindle basically kick started the entire ebook revolution and inspired other companies like Barnes and Noble and Kobo to enter the fray with their own product offerings. Today, we would … [Read more...] about The entire timeline of the Amazon Kindle E-Reader
Amazon has announced that the Kindle will receive a new firmware update, that will give users new features in the font menu system. Version 5.12.4 is available now, but the new features will not be fully implemented for a couple of weeks. The big selling point behind this update is that it now makes it easier to access all font, layout and reading options without leaving your … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle to include more options in the font menu
I remember being in New York in 2013 when Kobo announced a slew of new e-readers and tablets. One of the things they unveiled was their new relationship with Pocket, the read it later service. All Kobo e-readers have this functionality and it is one of most underrated aspects of owning a Kobo. It basically allows you to have a browser based plugin or dedicated app for your … [Read more...] about Save to Pocket is a godsend for the Kobo e-Reader
The original iPad came out ten years ago and it goes without saying that when this device started to catch on, many of the fringe e-reader players went out of business and people started to read on tablets. News, magazines, newspapers, comic books and a myriad of digital content always looked nicer on a full color screen, whereas ebooks tend to look better on E INK. Did the … [Read more...] about Did the iPad kill the e-reader?
Kobo is having some problems with their website and all of their mobile apps for iOS and Android are not working. The company has been experiencing downtime for the majority of the day and on the weekend they have a skeleton staff at the office so it is likely everything will continue to be down until tomorrow. Their entire email server is down, so it is impossible to send the … [Read more...] about Kobo website and apps are down
Supernote is going to release a new firmware update on February 25th for the Supernote A5 and Supernote A6. They are going to be revising the menu and note taking system to appeal towards left handed users and there will be a refined system to totally disable the touchscreen display, so it will only recognize the stylus and not your fingers.A few weeks ago Supernote … [Read more...] about First look at the new Supernote Firmware update