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Amazon Kindle 2 In-Depth Review

05/26/2009, By Simon Barber* I have just spent a week with a Kindle 2 Amazon lent me to review. Tomorrow I have to send it back and will be sorry to see it go. I am fairly certain that I will not be able to resist the temptation to buy one of my own although I do...

Toshiba Biblio Ebook Reader

05/26/2009, The Amazon Kindle and its sequel have made a noticeable mark in the lives of many, while promoting the idea that it is effective and can turn a profit. This has prompted KDDI and Toshiba to team up, delivering the Biblio ebook reader in the Japanese...

Kindle Going International Soon?

05/20/2009, We know that the Kindle design has room for a SIM card, which means that it could be used in GSM networks around the world. A recent newsletter from Amazon titled “Territory Updates” explains how publishers can set territory restrictions on...

Cybook Opus Ebook

05/18/2009, Electronic books could catch on in society if more and more affordable ebook readers are released, and the Cybook Opus is yet another model to hit the market. It will play on its strengths by being touted as pocketable, boasting a 200DPI resolution while...

Pixel Qi Working On a Low Power E-ink/LCD Hybrid Color Display

05/12/2009, We talked about Pixel Qi a couple of times in the past to mention their work on low-power displays or cheap computers. This time again Pixel Qi wants to shake things up by creating a display that is low-power (like e-ink) but that can reproduce colors and...

New York Times releases Reader 2.0

05/11/2009, Leave it to one of the biggest names in news to launch a major upgrade of its digital service in stealth mode: The New York Times just released the second version of its “Times Reader”, a stand-alone application that automatically downloads...

Kindle DX: Budget-Friendly For Students?

05/07/2009, Amazon has enjoyed much press as of late, but by positioning the Kindle DX as a student-friendly device, the company has made a mistake and criticism is now mounting. We think that for tech enthusiasts and whoever wants to use eBooks, the $488 pricing is...

Amazon Kindle DX: Official Info and Price

05/06/2009, The Kindle DX has appeared on Amazon’s website and we can now confirm the previously leaked specs: 9.7″ display (16 gray levels), auto portrait/landscape mode, PDF reader, wireless 3G, “days” of battery, text to speech. The price...

Kindle Named Kindle DX, Image+Specs

05/05/2009, Amazon’s bigger kindle is reportedly called Kindle DX and will have a 9.7″ e-Ink display. It will be able to read .PDF files and to save notes entered using the integrated keyboard. Some sources say that the New York Times will be available on...

Amazon To Release Larger Kindle

05/04/2009, Word has it that Amazon will be rolling out a larger version of its Kindle e-book reder sometime this week, where this model was specially developed for displaying newspapers and magazines, alongside the possibility of even textbooks. It seems as though...