Welcome to another riveting edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today, Peter and Michael discuss all of the latest e-paper news. You will get a sense on what E INK Gallery 3, Kaleido 3 and Spectra 3100 bring to the table. Our main story is how many companies such as Audible, B&N and Amazon are disabling in-app purchases on their Android apps. You will learn all about the … [Read more...] about Good e-Reader Radio – Kindle supports EPUB, Kindle stops in-app purchases on Android and more!
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?
Good e-Reader disclosed a couple of months ago that Amazon was developing a new Kindle e-reader with note taking functionality. It looks like this will be a reality sometime in 2022 and they will finally develop a large screen Kindle that comes with a stylus and users will be able to freehand draw, take notes and edit PDF files. The company recently conducted a survey with a … [Read more...] about Amazon working on a new Kindle with Note Taking Functionality
Onyx Boox has just announced two entry level e-readers that do not have any note taking functionality. They are are designed purely to read digital content, such as books, comics, and manga. These devices have have Google Android 11, but does not have access to the Google Play Store. These two devices are only aimed at the Chinese market and are not going to be sold overseas. … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox announces Poke 4 and Poke 4S e-Readers
Barnes and Noble is having a massive sale on digital books on their website. There are hundreds of thousands of books available with a 10% discount, using the promo code EBOOKSAVINGS during the checkout process. This is a limited time sales promotion and expires on May 14th, 2022. It is only applicable for books purchased on the B&N website and not directly through the Nook … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble has a 10% sale on ebooks
The Unihertz Titan Slim which comes with a physical keyboard is perhaps the best thing that BlackBerry fans can look forward to since the latter has become non-existent. Now the good news on this front is that the Unihertz Titan Slim is currently available on pre-order via a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign and is priced at $249. Shipping, according to Liliputing, is expected … [Read more...] about Unihertz Titan Slim with BlackBerry-like keyboard now on Kickstarter for $249
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
Google has confirmed they are working on a new tablet device which they intend to launch sometime next year. Google made the announcement at its developer's conference where it also announced the new Pixel series of smartphones as well as an AR headset. Tentatively named Pixel tablet, there is very little information available about the upcoming tablet though, other than the … [Read more...] about Google is officially back in the tablet game, confirms launch of Pixel tablet in 2023
Hisense introduced its newest E Ink smartphone, the A9. Featuring a 6.1-inch 300 PPI E Ink Carta 1200 display with HyperWave ultra-wave display engine, Hisense said the new A9 allows for a 33 percent faster refresh rate and has 36 levels of color temperature adjustment. Further, there are 27 integrated LEDs all of which should allow for a great reading experience causing the … [Read more...] about Hisense A9 with 6.1-inch E Ink display, SD662 chipset launched
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
Digital book revenues in the United States have been in a constant state of decline since the pandemic started to ease. In February 2022, this trend continued as the format declined by over 6.9% and generated $91.5 million. Digital audiobook fells for the first time in over 5 years, it was down 3.9% for February, coming in at $68.9 million in revenue. Physical Audio was down … [Read more...] about ebook revenues declined 6.9% in February 2022
With the pandemic bringing the tablet PCs back in focus all over again, there has been a mad rush among companies to launch new tablets in the segment. Oppo, Vivo, Motorola, OnePlus, Huawei, Xiaomi, Samsung, et al have either launched new tablet devices or are in the process of doing so. A not so well known Chinese company named Blackview too has a slew of budget tablet devices … [Read more...] about Upcoming Blackview Tab 12 might be the best value-for-money tablet at $199
Hanvon has announced the launch of a new e-note device named the N10. Featuring a 10.3-inch E Ink display, the new N10 is significantly thinner at just 5.5 mm which, as ITHome said has been achieved by removing the screen layer, the capacitive screen, and the light guide plate. Also, all of this has not only resulted in a display that is 31 percent thinner but has also added to … [Read more...] about Hanvon N10 e-note device with 10.3-inch E Ink display announced