Media consumption is one of the many things that you would buy an iPad for. Apple too offers an excellent app in the form of Apple Books for that. The app keeps things simple yet elegant. Be it reading e-books or listening to audiobooks, the Apple Books app suffices for all your requirements and won't require installing different apps for the same.In fact, so well organized … [Read more...] about Should Apple launch an e-reader?
There are precious few e-notes and e-readers on the market that have Google Play right out of the box. Dasung has them on their Not an E-Reader line, Onyx and Boyue also have Play, but you have to manually enable the services and can take up to 48 hours for everything to populate. Bigme is one of the best emerging brands and are quickly making a name for themselves releasing a … [Read more...] about Bigme 2022 e-readers and e-notes to get Google Play
Hisense is well-known in the e-paper world for releasing E INK enabled smartphones. They have been issuing devices like this for the past four years and lately they have been expanding into other areas. The first, was the Hisense HIFI Touch, which is a dedicated music player that supports all of the major formats, such as FLAC. It featured Android and employed a 3.5mm headphone … [Read more...] about First look at the Hisense Hi Reader
Amazon recently announced that they are no longer going to allow people to buy audiobooks with the Audible App and ebooks with the Kindle app from their apps on Google Play. This is because Google recently implemented a policy that all in-app transactions are handled through the Google Billing system, whereas before companies had their own billing systems. Starting on June 1st, … [Read more...] about How can you buy from Audible and Kindle on e-readers, phones and tablets?
Remarkable has released two different product since 2017, their first and second generation writing slates. They have sold over 1 million units since they launched and have generated over 1 billion dollars in sales. This is significant revenue, the company should make even more money with the advent of their paid subscription system that is paid monthly from users. During the … [Read more...] about Remarkable sold 1 million tablets since 2017
The Huawei MatePad Paper and the Remarkable 2 are two of the best digital note taking devices in the world. They both have captured the imaginations of many people who want to freehand draw or edit PDF files. On the hardware side of things, they are quite different, although they do have the same sized screens. Both products are getting a ton of attention online and are … [Read more...] about Huawei MatePad Paper vs Remarkable 2
Amazon recently discontinued purchases on the Kindle app for Google Play. This is currently happening in the United States and other markets will soon follow. This will prevent anyone with a smartphone or tablet from buying books within the app. What about e-readers and e-notes that either come with the Kindle app preinstalled or have the app sideloaded that does not have … [Read more...] about How will the Kindle for Android work on e-readers without Google Play?
For many people, there's an uneasy feeling in the air right now due to a large resurgence in censorship. Banning books is by no means a new tactic, and attempting to control people to think 'the right things' and not 'the wrong things', can be seen throughout history and the world. History of Book Burning and Banning In 213 B.C., as a way of consolidating power in his new … [Read more...] about Freedom of Speech & Book Banning in 2022
At this point in time, there are a pleasing amount of e-readers out in the wild. While we witness the advent of exciting new E Ink technologies such as color e-paper displays, there's a question that begs to be answered. Before jumping right in, let me give you a little background as to how I arrived at this topic. As a technology writer and gadget nerd, I am a huge fan of … [Read more...] about Does your e-reader need a screen protector?
Hoopla and OneDrive are digital media services used by more than 8,500 libraries in the US, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. They allow library patrons access to movies, audiobooks, and ebooks. Libraries buy a subscription to their services, and unlike buying physical books, librarians don’t always have input or control of what’s included. Recently, some librarians have … [Read more...] about Libraries Unintentionally Offered ‘Hate’ Books via Digital Services
Huawei is late to the digital note taking game, many people thought their first product would be a learning curve and not provide much value to consumers. This is totally incorrect, this is a premium e-note that has leather on the back of the device and wraps around the front of the bezel, which aesthetically looks like a ledger. The bezels are black and really makes the E INK … [Read more...] about First Look at the Huawei MatePad Paper e-note tablet with HarmonyOS
Dasung has just released a new 13.3 inch e-note that is based on the Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1. The company is running their own software and this device is primarily geared towards viewing and editing PDF files. However, it can also read ebooks and supports a myriad of formats such as TXT, EPUB, MOBI and tons of others. Unlike the Sony, it comes with a myriad of colors, such … [Read more...] about Dasung A4 is a 13.3 inch e-note that can view and edit PDF files
Good e-Reader broke the news a couple of days about that E INK was gearing up to launch Gallery 3, which is new color e-paper that will power the next generation of e-readers and e-notes. The company has just officially announced the technology and it is looking very good. What is most exciting about this new screen, is that it is employing Advanced Color E-Paper and can … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about E INK Gallery 3 Color E-paper