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 UMTS connectivity that further blurs the already razor thin lines between a slate and a tablet computer. Touted to be called the Asus DR570, […]
01/14/2010, Almost everybody looks to be welcome the wave of E-book readers, and there have been a great many of those little devices at CES 2010. Book retailers on the other hand, are rather unhappy about the whole issue, and it seems that book retailers in France are particularly unhappy about it all, as the 5 major French bookstore chains are ganging up and trying to set up a “national e-book […]
01/13/2010, Teclast has rolled out its K3 ebook reader that comes with a standard 6″ E-Ink display. Hmm, is the ebook reader market on its way to being another netbook mania, where virtually everyone shares the same specifications? Well, the K3 comes with Text-to-Speech functionality which might win some brownie points for those who make use of such functionality, although those of us who have experienced voice synthesizing would have come […]
01/09/2010, [CES 2010] We spotted the Fujitsu FLEPia at CES a few days ago, and unfortunately for those of us living Stateside, it won’t be making its way here anytime soon despite being available in Japan already. Initial impressions did seem pretty promising, where it runs on Windows CE and features a relatively much faster scrolling rate compared to its potential rivals, the Amazon Kindle as well as the nook. The […]
01/05/2010, [CES 2010] How apt for enTourage to unveil their eDGe dualbook at, well, CES Unveiled. This is the first dualbook in the world, and assuming the model form factor takes off, it won’t be the last but might just spawn off a slew of other similar devices. The eDGe takes a different approach by featuring two displays (as you can infer from above), merging the functions of an e-reader, tablet, […]
01/04/2010, [CES 2010] COOL-ER lights up CES 2010 with four e-reader models that will be introduced in a couple of days’ time, and they comprise of the following :- COOL-ER Compact – Measuring 6.7” x 4.6” x 0.41”, this model has the smallest footprint of all e-readers in the market without compromising on reader experience, thanks to its 6″ E Ink display, SD memory card slot and 2GB of internal memory. […]
12/30/2009, E-book readers are surely gaining momentum with Dulin Books announcing that they will be shipping their own e-book reader known as the Boox 60 in due time, where it will come equipped with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity alongside a WebKit-based browser. This browser is good enough to handle news views, blogs and other wiki sites alongside the ability to download further reading content for the reader. It comes with a 6″ […]
12/21/2009, Sony has started to ship its 3G-enabled Reader Daily Edition to make sure it reaches your doorsteps before Christmas, but that does not mean you can place an order today and receive one in front of your door before Friday. The shipping commences for back-ordered Reader Daily Editions, and at $399 a pop, it goes some lengths to point out that this is one of the hotter deals this year.
12/18/2009, If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll know that Sony has announced the Reader Daily Edition way back in August; though at the time there wasn’t any confirmation as to which newspapers would be offered for the reader. With the reader going on sale before 2010, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and the New York Post have been confirmed to be offered on the reader. The WSJ will be available […]
12/09/2009, The rumors going around the Apple Tablet just don’t seem to stop, and the next installment indicates that the device will be going into mass production in February 2010, and should be launched in March or April. Word is that there could be as many as 1 million units made every month. Even more interesting is the previously mentioned e-book publishing deal with the device. If that becomes a reality, […]
12/05/2009, Folks who were among the first few to place an order for the Nook will be pleased to know that the e-book reader will arrive at your doorsteps by December 9th thanks to free, upgraded overnight shipping. Apart from that, they will also be pampered by a $10 online gift certificate. New orders are still subject to the January 15th date though.
11/19/2009, Qualcomm has previewed its Mirasol ebook reader recently, boasting a 5.7″ display that offers full color and video playback without causing too much of an impact on battery life. The final product is expected to see color-enabled ebook readers equipped with Mirasol panels, where they’re aiming for a 2010 release date by OEMs. This isn’t the Holy Grail of e-ink technology, but it does take a step forwards in the […]
11/18/2009, Aluratek has made available its Libre eBook Reader Pro in white and black colors (seems to be the favorite colors for many an ebook reader manufacturer). This Kindle competitor will come with an SDHC memory card slot, allowing you to theoretically tote around approximately 1,000 copies of The Stand at the very least. You get a 5″ e-paper display, 100 free books with a 2GB memory card (Wuthering Heights, Wizard […]
11/18/2009, Looks like the e-book reader market is heating up, with so many more players making their entrance. Case in point, the new nReader K60 from BenQ which will come with a 6″ touchscreen e-paper display which relies on SiPix Microcup technology, boasting 800 x 600 resolution alongside the capability to display 16 grey scales. Pretty much similar to the Amazon Kindle in terms of technical specifications, although it misses out […]