How long do you wait to upgrade an e-reader? Technology in E Ink devices tends to move at a glacial pace and some companies try to sell you on bigger screens, waterproofing, audio and a color temperature screen. These features are important and ditto with Android e-readers embracing quad-core and octa-core processors … [Read more...] about How long do you wait to upgrade an e-reader?
Android e-readers have really grown up this year and many brands are packing some serious hardware power to provide a robust experience. This is a far cry from a few years ago when single core processors and 512MB of RAM were the norm.Android e-readers have been around for the past four years and they initially had … [Read more...] about The best Android e-readers of 2018
Kobo has just issued a new firmware update for their complete lineup of e-readers, and most of the functionality came from the new Kobo Forma. The Kobo firmware 4.12.12111 is compatible with the Kobo Touch, Kobo Glo, Kobo Glo HD, Kobo Touch 2.0, Kobo Aura, Kobo Aura HD, Kobo Aura H2O, Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2, Kobo Aura … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers now get Kobo Forma functionality
Amazon is going to be releasing a new firmware update for the 10th generation Kindle, which is the Kindle Paperwhite 4. Within the next few days the 188.8.131.52 package will be pushed out via WIFI and it brings a slew of new features. Recommendations and tips will finally go live, this is a feature that Amazon was hyping … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 4 184.108.40.206 firmware out soon
The Kobo Forma is one of the best e-readers ever made and the 32GB version has been available in Canada and the US via the Kobo website for a couple of weeks. If you live outside of these countries, you can purchase it from the Good e-Reader Store. This unboxing video gives you a sense of the retail packaging and … [Read more...] about Kobo Forma 32GB Unboxing Video
The Onyx Boox Euclid is a new e-reader that just came out a few days ago. This 9.7 inch e-reader is available via Amazon for $379. This device is similar to the Onyx Boox Note S, except this model has a front-lit display.ONYX BOOX Euclid is Android 6.0 device with the 9.7 E Ink Carta having the MOON Light system, … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox Euclid 9.7 inch e-reader is now available
The Onyx Boox Poke PRO is a better investment than the normal version, this is primarily due to the beefer specs. This e-reader is designed really well and is a solid investment for those of you that don't want to be locked into the Amazon, B&N or Kobo ecosystems.Hardware and SoftwareThe Poke PRO features 6 … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox Poke Pro unboxing and review
Amazon has discounted the latest generation Paperwhite 4 in the United States. The regular price is $129.99 and it on sale for $99, which is a savings of $30. The 32GB version is also available for $119.99 and the LTE versions are also on sale. This is the first time that Amazon has offered a great deal on the Kindle, … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 4 on sale for $99
Google has announced that they are discontinuing support for Ice Cream Sandwich, which is Android 4.0 to 4.0.4. E-Readers that are running this version of Android will find a multitude of Google services will cease to function properly. This includes access to the Google Play Store, Gmail, Google Maps, data … [Read more...] about E-Readers that run Ice Cream Sandwich will lose access to Google Play
Christmas is a few weeks away and Boxing day soon thereafter. There are many deals and discounts to be had if you are looking for a new e-reader. This list will be constantly updated until the end of the year, so make sure you check back often.Walmart - The Kobo Clara HD is on sale, this is the latest gen e-reader … [Read more...] about Christmas and Boxing Day e-Reader Sales – Roundup
Icarus is based in the Netherlands and has been developing e-readers since 2010. The Icarus brand belongs to Distriread, who first got their start by developing the iRex series of e-readers. It looks like the company has quietly gone out of business. Their website has been down for the past couple of weeks and they … [Read more...] about Icarus is no longer making e-readers and the company has disappeared
Bookeen has been making e-readers since 2003 and has a long and storied history of developing unique products. In the past few months the company seems to be in trouble. Audrey Keszek has been responsible for Bookeens social media accounts since 2010 and recently left the company in August. A successor was hired, but … [Read more...] about Is Bookeen in trouble?