Amazon announced last September that they were revising the Kindle ebook return policy. Amazon plans to limit automatic eBook returns to cases where people have read no more than 10 percent of the book, according to the Authors Guild. Any customer who wishes to return an eBook after reading more than 10 percent will need to send in a customer service request, which will be … [Read more...] about New Kindle ebook return policy to take effect at the end of January
The HyRead Gaze One SC is the first color e-reader of 2023. This is form a Taiwanese company that have been making e-readers for over five years. This device is in English, so lots of users will find a ton of value out of it. It is also very affordable, it is retailing for $249.99 from the Good e-Reader Store.The Gaze One SC features a 6-inch E INK Carta HD and Kaleido Plus … [Read more...] about First look at the HyRead Gaze Note C – Color e-reader
Onyx Boox has a new 13.3-inch e-note and tablet available it replaces the Max Lumi 2, which is basically discontinued. This model utilizes the Boox super refresh technology, which makes it the most responsive and multipurpose to date. The big selling points is that it will properly display A4 documents, such as PDF files. These types of screen are ideal, since you do not need … [Read more...] about First Look the Onyx Boox Tab X 13.3 e-note
Digital book sales have not had a very good year. US ebook sales have virtually been in a state of decline all year long. This trend continued into November, 2022 where the format saw a 10.4% drop and generated $83 million. For the first eleven months of 2022 ebook revenue was down 6.3% as compared to the first eleven months of 2021 for a total of $928.0 million.Digital … [Read more...] about Ebook sales plummeted 10.4% in November 2022
Kaite is a Japanese company that has been making e-paper note taking devices for the past four years. They have made their mark on the industry by releasing a series of e-notes that feature microcapsule technology and not E INK. The price points are normally very affordable and best of all, they are battery-free. They have just announced their first new products of 2023 and is … [Read more...] about Kaite releases Memo Pad Mini and Memo Pad Note – First Look
The Amazon Kindle is the most popular e-reader in the world. There are many new functionality and enhancements that would make it a better product. It would be nice to have reading statistics and Kindle Challenges be incorporated, right now they are only available within the Kindle app for Android and iOS. Kindle Vella stories are only available on the website, having these … [Read more...] about What new feature would you like the Amazon Kindle to have?
Hisense is the only player in the game that develops E INK phones and clamshell devices with no phone functionality that function as dedicated e-readers. There have been other attempts in the industry that tried to make it work, such as the Onyx Phone, Tencent Wechat Phone, Face Note and a couple of Chinese only releases, but they have not gone beyond a single … [Read more...] about Hisense Hi Reader Pro Review
Hisense has just released a firmware update for the A9 phone. This device has an E INK screen and has 4G internet access. The company has added a number of enhancements, such as making it more robust and faster. There is improved system stability, a new lakeside wallpaper, improved system permissions prompt for smart suggestion and improved location services. The phone is … [Read more...] about Hisense A9 update makes the phone faster
Kobo has had a busy past couple of months, as the e-reading company has been introducing a number of features and enhancements to their entire ebook and e-reader experience. They have recently added Apple Pay and Google Pay to their online store for customers to pay. They launched two new plans for the Kobo Plus subscription service in Canada. Kobo Plus Read & Listen and Kobo … [Read more...] about Kobo Web Reader has officially launched
Chinese New Years traditionally starts in February, but in 2023 it starts on January 22nd. Due to COVID, this year the holiday starts on January 22nd and stretches until February 2nd. This means that all of the factories and companies that manufacture and produce e-readers will be closed. Not to mention over the course of the past four months there has been an exodus of … [Read more...] about Chinese New Years Wreaks Havoc for E-Reader Industry
The Amazon Kindle originally came out in 2007 and it changed the way people read digital books. Instead of a backpack or a purse with one or two books, the Kindle houses hundreds. One of the benefits of the Kindle is the eye-friendly e-paper display, making it a pure joy to read on. The technology is called E INK, and it powers the e-readers of not only the Kindle, but also … [Read more...] about What Amazon Kindle Should You Buy In 2023?