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Nook Gains Speed with Firmware 1.5

11/22/2010, Barnes & Noble just released version 1.5 of its firmware for the e-ink Nook. The firmware brings a number of enhancements to the e-ink electronic book reader, most notably faster page turn speeds and the ability to sync where you’ve left off in...

Blio E-Book Launch Attracts Controversy

10/01/2010, The Blio e-book store was meant to launch to increase accessibility of digital books content to the blind, but since the launch, the store founded by Ray Kurzweil and the National Federation for the Blind has attracted controversy rather than accolades....

Amazon Kindle 3 Gets Hacked & Jailbroken

09/22/2010, Amazon’s latest reading device, the Kindle 3, can also be hacked and jailbroken like previous generation Kindles, giving it access to more fonts and screensaver options, and USB networking. Slashgear posted news of the hack on their blog, and you...

Kindle 3.0.2 Beta Firmware Now Available for Download

09/21/2010, If you own an Amazon Kindle e-reader hardware, you may want to grab the Kindle 3.0.2 beta firmware, which is now available for download from Amazon. The firmware brings a Web browser along with some bug fixes that were found since the last 3.0.1 update,...

New Kindle Ad Takes Jab at iPad

09/13/2010, Amazon’s recent Kindle ad highlights the benefits of reading with e-ink technology under direct sunlight while taking aim at Apple’s iPad, which functions as both an electronic book reader and a multi-function device offering games, browsing,...

Sony Justifies Higher Price E-Readers With More Features

09/02/2010, Sony is taking the opposite route of its big rivals Amazon and Barnes & Noble with its own branded E-Reader electronic-ink based digital book reading devices. Unlike Amazon, which has introduced lower prices for the latest Kindle, and Barnes &...

Copia offers more than just a $99 e-reader

07/29/2010, Forget about the super cheap e-reader that was announced by Copia earlier today – the company has more than just that up their sleeves. In fact, Copia has lined up a couple more LCD tablets alongside a same number of E-ink readers that will somewhat...

Asus OLED ebook reader

01/17/2010, Word from The Times of the UK reports that Asus will be rolling out a new ebook reader to join the many other ebook readers in the market with an OLED-capable version that also boasts Flash playback support. Apparently, Asus will also throw in Wi-Fi and...