The Fujitsu Quaderno A5 second generation is a brand new 10.3 inch digital note taking device. The major selling points is being able to freehand draw, take notes, and edit PDF files. It has a split screen view system, which allows you to have the note app, or a PDF on one side of the screen and something else on the other. If you want to read PDF files, you can do it with the … [Read more...] about First look at the Fujitsu Quaderno A5 Gen 2
Amazon outsources all of their processors, RAM and internal storage to a myriad of company's for their Fire Tablets and Kindle e-readers. The company could possibly design their own ARM processors with a system on a chip, similar to the Apple M1. Instead of spending months, or even years designing them, they could leverage AI with their AWS supercomputers to create them in … [Read more...] about Will Amazon create its own SOC for Fire Tablets and Kindles?
Large screen e-readers and digital note taking devices really haven't been around for long. The Sony Digital Paper DPT-S1 was the first device to feature a 13.3 inch screen when it come out in 2014 and since then, many other products hit the market, over the years. With so many choices that are now available, what are the best 13.3 inch E INK devices in 2021?Hanvon Europa … [Read more...] about What are the best 13.3 inch e-readers and e-notes?
The Storytel e-reader came out in 2018 and the company has slowly been expanding the number of countries that can use it. It has just launched in Belgium and the Netherlands and these two countries can subscribe to the service and listen to an unlimited amount of audiobooks and read all of the ebooks they want. The e-reader is only compatible with the Storytel platform, and you … [Read more...] about Storytel Reader launches in Belgium and Netherlands
The Leitners AD MAIORA smartwatch is available as a pre-order for €539 and will be shipping out in November. It is employing a Plastic Logic e-paper display. This product combines the connected features of a smartwatch with the aesthetics and timekeeping mechanisms of a traditional analogue watch. Unlike other smartwatches, it doesn’t have a touchscreen, but incorporates an … [Read more...] about Leitners AD MAIORA smartwatch has a Plastic Logic display
The Literacy Trust in the United Kingdom and Audible have just issued a new report on how young people are listening to audiobooks. The survey of 8 to 18-year-olds showed almost half (48.7%) of children and young people listened to some form of audio in the last year. 1 in 4 (23.3%) listen to just podcasts, in addition 1 in 4 listened to audiobooks or audiobooks with podcasts. … [Read more...] about Children are listening to more audiobooks in 2021
The Kobo Elipsa just received a new firmware update, version 4.28.17925. This simply addresses various bug fixes and stability improvements. One of the features found in the changelog has to do with accelerated dithering, which makes text and images a bit better. This is the 3rd update the e-reader has received since it was launched a couple of weeks ago.The Elipsa is a … [Read more...] about Kobo Elipsa just received a new firmware update
The second generation Fujitsu Quaderno is the best 13.3 inch digital note taking device on the market. This product is designed to view and edit PDF files, freehand draw and take notes. It is simply the most responsive e-note that has ever been released and this is primarily attributed to the exposed e-paper display. The device is also employing brand new E INK technology, … [Read more...] about Hands on Review of the Fujitsu Quaderno A4 2nd Gen
Amazon has been working on the Vella platform since the Spring. They have been working with thousands of authors to populate the platform with enough content to keep readers interested in checking it out and hopefully staying. Today, Amazon announced the launch of Kindle Vella, a new mobile-first, interactive reading experience for serialized stories. Available in the U.S. via … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle Vella for Serialized Stories Launches in the US
The public library has been open ever since the pandemic started and more people are borrowing digital content than ever before. Overdrive is estimating that over a half a billion audiobooks and ebooks will be loaned out in 2021. Public libraries around the world are seeing double-digit growth in their digital checkouts with Toronto Public Library leading the way, having … [Read more...] about Half a Billion ebooks will be borrowed from the public library in 2021
Remarkable pushed out an update last month that adds an extra layer of security when it comes to writing and editing sensitive information. You can now password protect PDF documents and keep them away from prying eyes. With the 2.7 update, you can now open, view, and annotate any password-protected PDFs on both your paper tablet and using the Remarkable mobile and desktop … [Read more...] about Remarkable adds support for password protected PDF files