The Kingrow K1 is the first E Ink driven smartphone with modern specs. It has a single e-paper panel as the main screen that gives you around three weeks of battery life. Good e-Reader now has the final production model in our hands and would like to offer you a full unboxing video.The Kingrow K1 features a 5 inch E Ink Carta HD display with a resolution of 1280×720 and 283 … [Read more...] about Kingrow K1 E Ink smartphone unboxing
Indigo Books and Music is the largest bookselling chain in Canada and they have just announced their top book picks for 2019. Every year, Indigo's team of expert booksellers read thousands of the year's books and, after much debate and deliberation, hand pick which titles ultimately earn a place on the highly anticipated list. From the trials and tribulations of a 1970's rock … [Read more...] about These are the best books in Canada for 2019
In 2018, e-book piracy websites received over 800 million visits; a number expected to rise by at least a third in 2019. The scale of piracy in academic publishing is staggering, yet one would be excused for assuming it a mere annoyance to publishers. Inevitability haunts any discussion of piracy in the industry and pervades even the most pragmatic. With one in four students … [Read more...] about Academic Piracy – Where are we now?
The Audiobook Creation Exchange is run by Amazon and Audible. It is an online platform that lists narrators and their rates, authors can find a narrow they like and create an audiobook. In the past 8 years over 160,000 audiobooks have been created from a pool of 106,000 producers. 41 ACX titles have been nominated for Audies, and 9 have taken home the coveted Audie. Even more … [Read more...] about Audiobook Creation Exchange has generated 160,000 audiobooks
The Amazon Alexa voice assistant turns 5 today and originally it was based on Amazon Polly, which the company acquired IVONA software, back in 2013. Alexa is now everywhere, in sunglasses, echo speakers and even a talking microwave. To celebrate the birthday, Amazon is running a bunch of savings on Fire Tablets, Fire TV, Kindle E-Readers, Echo and Alexa devices, Smart Home, … [Read more...] about Amazon Alexa turns 5
Many people are unaware that Boyue has just released the Likebook Ares. It received high marks in our review for the speedy octa core processor and SD card support, which is capable of an additional 128GB! This device is fairly inexpensive, it retails for $294 from Good e-Reader and comes with a free case and screen protector. Will you buy this?The Likebook Ares features a … [Read more...] about Will you buy the Likebook Ares Note?
The Free Library of Philadelphia is the 14th largest library in the United States and for almost ten years they have offered a paid library card system, where non-residents can pay $50 per year and borrow auadiobooks and ebooks online. This is similar to the Orange County Library System, Fairfax, Free Library of Philadelphia and many others. In an email to people who paid for a … [Read more...] about Free Library of Philadelphia stops selling cards to non-residents
The Onyx Boox Note 2 will arrive sometime in the next few weeks and this device has a 10.3 inch screen and very similar specs to the Onyx Boox MAX 3, which is the most powerful digital note taking device we have ever reviewed. Are specs alone worth the price, will you purchase this?he Note 2 features a 10.3 inch E Ink Carta HD display with a resolution of 1872×1404 with 227 … [Read more...] about Will you buy the Onyx Boox Note 2?
New York and the 5 boroughs have vastly different tastes when it comes to borrowing books from the public library. We have received new data from all of the different library systems to give you a sense on what people are borrowing and reading. One of the most interesting aspects of this list are that 1984 and Fahrenheit 451 top most of the lists. This is because in all … [Read more...] about These are the most checked out library books in New York
The first digital note taking device from Xiaomi, might never see the light of day. The 10.3 inch E Ink product called the Xiaomi Moan W7 was supposed to be released in June and their still isn't a firm release date. Developers working on the product told Good e-Reader that they only designed Chinese firmware and do not have plans to release an English version.The first … [Read more...] about Xiaomi moan W7 is delayed again and will never have English Firmware