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U.S. Ambassador Sworn In Via E-Reader

06/02/2014, We have seen our fair share of e-readers in the past, and this particular niche of mobile devices certainly seem to have a slower rate of development compared to the different mobile markets. Having said that, one would not find huge leaps in technology...

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review

05/28/2014, I used to read a lot of books. Physical books printed on paper and bound up. I love the feel of the spines, the cover designs, and even the musty smell used books have when you buy them from hole-in-the-wall book shops. While I’ve tried to...

NeRD E-Reader For The Navy

05/07/2014, The US Navy has worked alongside Findaway World, where the fruition of their partnership has resulted in a spanking new basic e-reader device. Known as the NeRD e-reader, the original was based on a hardware design which had been licensed from a...

E Ink Introduces Fina E-Reader

12/02/2013, E Ink has come up with some pretty interesting displays in the past, and this time around, we have a new kind of screen technology from the folks over at E Ink that they call Fina. Fina will rely on technology which makes use of an extremely thin glass...

E-reader Sales Drop Due To Tablets

12/12/2012, The netbook revolution never came – as Apple’s iPad (and subsequently, all the other notable Android-powered tablets) came into the scene, cannibalizing into the netbook’s already niche market. I guess the netbook was a good idea, but that was...

Kindle Fire 8.9-inch and Front-lit Kindle eReader launching soon?

05/14/2012, A few days ago, we wrote about the possibility for Amazon to release color e-book Kindles this year. Today, Reuters is backing up the rumor by saying that Amazon will indeed launch new versions of its Kindle e-reader and Kindle Fire tablet, including a...

Barnes & Noble to launch front-lit Nook e-reader?

04/12/2012, A few days ago, it was reported that there was a possibility of Amazon working on a front-lit e-reader. Well it looks like the idea of a front-lit e-reader is one that is shared by both Amazon and Barnes & Noble as Nate from The Digital Reader has...

Kobee Jin Yong Reader gets a Mirasol display

01/30/2012, At the Taipei International Book Fair, Qualcomm has announced that Kobee has selected the Mirasol display technology for their Jin Yong Reader (the reader has been named after Jin Young, a popular author in China ). The tablet features a 5.7″...

Bambook Sunflower: the first mirasol display e-reader

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Qualcomm’s mirasol display has been announced quite a while ago but we have yet to see it in products this side of the world, however that may all change soon. Today Qualcomm MEMS Technologies and The Shanghai Nutshell have announced the...

Jetbook Color e-reader will arrive in January and cost you $500

12/06/2011, If you were thinking of getting yourself a color eInk e-reader, you might have to end up paying $500 for the Jetbook Color e-reader by Ectaco, a company that takes the Havon readers and pairs it with their own firmware that has been exclusively developed...

Kyobo e-reader hits South Korea

11/22/2011, There is nothing quite like curling up to a good book on a rainy day with a hot mug of coffee in one hand, while there is also a plate of cookies that delivers quick and easy access to boot whenever your stomach experiences hunger pangs. Well, these days,...

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet gets rooted

11/21/2011, It wasn’t too long ago that Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet got rooted, so we can’t say that we’re very surprised to hear that its competition, the Nook Tablet, has been rooted as well. The method to rooting the Nook Tablet is apparently similar to...

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet allows for sideloaded apps

11/17/2011, It was discovered not too long ago that the Amazon Kindle Fire could sideload apps not from Amazon’s app store, so we guess we can’t say that we’re too surprised to hear that the Barnes & Noble’s recently launched Nook Tablet gained that...