The vast majority of e-readers are sold online and don't have any retail visibility. The United States has a few Amazon branded bookstores where Fire tablets and Kindles can be played around with and there is less than a thousand Walmart stores that stock Kobo. Barnes and Noble, the nation's largest bookseller has Nook e-readers in almost every store, but they are hidden in by … [Read more...] about Have you ever regretted buying an ereader?
A new e-reader has been developed called the Inkplate 6 ESP32 and the big selling point is this device uses recycled Kindle screens. While the project is still under development, e-radionica has already some hardware design files on Github, as well as an Arduino library, and a MicroPython library is in the works.These are the hardware specsESP32-WROVER wireless … [Read more...] about Inkplate 6 ESP32 ereader uses recycled Kindle screens
Rakuten bought two North American companies a couple of years ago, Overdrive in 2015 and Kobo in 2011. During various fiscal quarterly earnings, Kobo was only mentioned once and they did not talk about Overdrive, even once. On Christmas Eve, Rakuten announced that it sold Overdrive to KKR, a financial company that owns RB Digital (Recorded Books), and Audiobooks.com. The deal … [Read more...] about Will Rakuten sell Kobo?
The e-reader industry is going to experience a paradigm shift of e-paper technology that will prompt everyone to upgrade to the latest and greatest. Color e-paper will finally be released in a series of new products in the Fall of 2020. Right now e-notes or digital note taking devices will embrace color first, and this segment will be able to take advantage of the new tech in … [Read more...] about What is next for ereaders in 2020?
Did you just get a new Kindle or Kobo for Christmas? We have some great getting started guides that walk you through all of the key features of each e-reader. This year more new e-readers were released than any other year, and this is a very big deal. It means ebook readers and e-notes are enjoying a tremendous resurgence in popularity and we want to know what new e-reader … [Read more...] about Did you just get a new e-reader for Christmas?
E-Readers are undergoing a resurgence in popularity and more new devices were released in 2019, than any other year. There were two different types of hardware, consumer grade e-readers such as the Kindle, Kobo, Nook and E-Notes such as the Onyx Boox MAX 3 and Likebook Ares.Amazon released four new e-readers in 2019 - the Kindle Paperwhite 4, which now is waterproof, the … [Read more...] about The Year in Review for e-Readers
Jump Festa 2020 has just occured in Chiba Japan and it focuses on the manga industry. It is run by Shonen Jump and there were all sorts of figurines that were available to buy and lots of new things that were announced. One of them was the 2nd generation eOnebook by Progress technologies, that features a dual screen E Ink display and in Japan there are 21 different series that … [Read more...] about Review of Jump Festa 2020
Students nowadays rely on technology for almost everything because they can find it entangled in every part of our culture. They already know how important technology is and how can affect the way we play, learn, read and work. Given the mobiles and various wireless devices, students from all around the world rely on technology to satisfy their huge appetite for knowledge at … [Read more...] about E-Book Benefits and Potential in Higher Education
The Amazon Kindle line of e-readers are in a good place. They have the Kindle Basic model with a front-lit display and a new E INK Carta screen. The Paperwhite 4 is now waterproof and the Oasis 3 has a new color temperature system to help mute the bright white screen, when reading at night. There is also the new Kindle for Kids edition, but they don't sell many of these. … [Read more...] about What’s next for the Kindle e-Reader?
Onyx has been slowly updating their entire line of e-notes and e-readers. The Note Pro and Nova Pro were the first two and many more will be updated in the ensuing weeks. You will be able to import images into your notes and protect the docs or your entire device with a password.There are plenty of note taking changes, aside from importing images. The screen will auto … [Read more...] about Onyx is pushing out a great new update
The Padmu3 is a 13.3 inch sheet music reader that can come with a single screen or a dual screen variant with an accompanied case. It has Bluetooth functionality and compatible with all sorts of foot pedals to automatically turn the pages of the device, while playing. If you write your own music, you can use the accompanied stylus to compose entirely new works, or make edits … [Read more...] about PadMu3 is aimed at serious musicians
December is one of the best months to pick up a new e-reader. There are plenty of sales from all of the major retailers in the United States and also around the world. If you are looking to scoop up an ebook reader or even a digital note taking device, Good e-Reader is going to be continuously posting all of the best deals.AmazonKindle Oasis 2 - $149 (You save … [Read more...] about These are all of the Christmas e-reader sales