Publishers are in the position where they can dictate the terms of how much they sell digital books to public libraries. Most charge 2x to 5x the retail price that you would pay on Amazon, a bestseller would often cost a library $60 each and they expire after a certain number of loans or in two years, whatever comes first. Good e-Reader has a very comprehensive data that was … [Read more...] about Publishers, stop price gouging Canadian ebooks
The Onyx Boox Note 2 is the direct sequel to the very successful first generation Note, that came out at the beginning of 2018. The original device basically kicked off Onyx's foray into digital note taking devices and this is something they have been focusing on for the past two years. The Note 2 is out in a week, and Good e-Reader is conducting an extensive unboxing video. … [Read more...] about Unboxing the Onyx Boox Note 2
E-Readers have always employed big chunky bezels that make even the top of the line products, look like a smartphone or tablet from 2012. There is a few centimeters of plastic from where the bezel meets the screen and often a huge bezel on the top and bottom. Should e-reader companies reduce the size of the bezel and try and go for a bezel-less display?One of the reasons … [Read more...] about Should e-Readers adopt a bezel-less design?
A delegation of state librarians met with Macmillan CEO John Sargent last week and the publisher reiterated their claims that new ebooks in the library are hurting their sales. Macmillan has concerns that ebook sales are rising in public libraries but declining with consumers. Sargent stated that a new digital book release was akin to a new movie hitting theatres and they have … [Read more...] about Macmillan CEO defends Library ebook embargo as boycotts mount
The Kingrow K1 might be the best E INk phone ever made when it comes to the hardware specs. It has a crazy processor and lots of RAM and storage. The front-lit display will allow you to read in the dark and it even ships with the Kindle app to read ebooks right away. The lack of the Google Play and a GPS system might be deal breakers for some. This phone might be ideal for … [Read more...] about Kingrow K1 E INK Android Smartphone Review
There are only a handful of waterproof e-readers that are currently available and most people do not have one. This creates problems if you are reading in the bathtub or at the beach, where it can accidently become submerged in water. What do you do if this happens to you?The first step you need to do is make sure the e-reader is powered off. You hold down on the power … [Read more...] about What to do if your e-Reader accidently gets dropped in water?
The Kindle Kids Edition is a new e-reader that just came out and is basically a rebranded 10th generation Kindle with an adjustable front-light. This device has lots of functionality for your children such as a free year long subscription to Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited service and gives you password-protected access to a selection of more than 2,500 age-appropriate ebooks. One … [Read more...] about Amazon Kids Edition Important News
The Onyx Boox MAX 3 is the best 13.3 inch digital note taking device on the market and there is a new firmware update available that solves many lingering issues and bug fixes. The stylus has been fixed, primary with latency issues and inserting images into notes.Note TakingFixed a missing issue when inserting images to notes. Fixed a cursor position issue in text … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox MAX 3 has just received a new firmware update
Pocketbook has just created a new limited edition of the Touch Lux 4, just in time for the holiday season. The body of the e-reader has a nice gold finish on the front, sides and back. This device comes with a free gift box and a custom case. It is available from the Good e-Reader Store for $149 and ships internationally.Pocketbook Touch Lux 4 features a six inch E Ink … [Read more...] about Pocketbook Touch Lux 4 Limited Edition available now
There are only a few companies in the global e-paper market focus on 13.3 inch digital note taking devices and PDF editors. Onyx and Sony focus most of their business on devices that can read A4 documents, which are the same size as a piece of paper, PDF files are normally A4 too. This is evident if you print a multi-page PDF document, each page is A4. Today, Good e-Reader is … [Read more...] about Onyx Boox MAX 3 vs Sony Digital Paper