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Credit card gets E Ink display for safer online shopping experience

06/27/2011, E Ink displays aren’t just for e-book readers, as they have now been put to good use on, of all places, credit cards. Yes, those pieces of plastic which tend to have you pay much more than you actually can afford because you lack the financial nous...

Kobo eReader Touch Edition arrives at the FCC

05/27/2011, Everything that is supposed to arrive at retail stores in the US where consumer electronics are concerned would do well to go through the FCC’s battery of tests, and the same is true for the recently announced Kobo eReader Touch Edition –...

Pandigital Planet arrives at the FCC

05/16/2011, Working at the FCC should never prove boring, considering the number of gizmos and gadgets that come your way all the time. Heck, it should be an interesting enough job to keep you going without feeling that it is the same old, day in and day out. If you...

Paranga offers tactile feedback when reading e-books

03/23/2011, Reading e-books are fine and dandy, but what happens when you want to up the ante during the reading experience? This is where Paranga comes in – it offers the ability for an e-book reader to experience tactile feedback whenever going through those...

FCC looks at PocketBook 603 e-book reader

03/21/2011, The FCC must be a pretty fun place to work in as you get all of the unreleased devices to tear apart and peer into their innards, long before the rest of the masses see them on store shelves. The latest device to go through their hands would be a 6”...

NOOKcolor hacked with Android 3.0 Honeycomb

01/30/2011, Developer/hacker “@deeper-blue” recently posted a video on how he managed to port over the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system which has been specially optimized for tablet use over to the NOOKcolor. So far, the port isn’t working all...

NoteSlate $99 touchscreen tablet with two-color display

01/18/2011, Not all eBook readers are blessed with color and those that are normally cost a little more. What if you could get a color eBook reader for just $99? We’re talking about the NoteSlate, a touchscreen tablet that features a 13-inch 750 x 1080 pixel...

NextBook Next6 e-book reader jumps through FCC hoops

01/17/2011, Another day, another e-book reader makes an appearance online to entice you to part with your hard earned money. We have NextBook of China’s Next6 e-book reader this time around, where it will sport a pretty decent 7.1″ TFT LCD resistive touch...

Borders sales looking bleak, despite eBook offerings

12/31/2010, There’s no doubt that eBook sales are effecting the sales of traditional books and book chain Borders seems to be feeling the pinch more than others. Reports are in that the company’s sales aren’t too good and the company is apparently not paying...

NOOKcolor starts to ship for $249

11/16/2010, Barnes & Noble announced their NOOKcolor ebook reader around three weeks ago, and it is nice to see the device fleshed out to the masses, as it has started to ship for $249 a pop. Just to recap (in case you’ve been living under a rock for the...

Motorola eReader spotted in China

11/04/2010, Nearly everything is made in China these days, and it is no surprise to see Motorola’s latest eReader device being the fruit of a partnership with the China Putian Eastern Communications Company. This device looks rather out of place in terms of...

Asus ships DR-900 e-reader quietly

11/04/2010, It seems as though Asus has started to ship their DR-900 e-reader on the quiet in some places around the world, with Hispazone actually getting one to play around with for themselves. The build quality has been pretty admirable to date, while many people...