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Eee Reader in final stage

09/16/2009, It’s been reported by Taiwanese media that Asus is in the ‘final stage’ of development. According to Digitimes, a 6″ and a 9″ version are in the works. It was assumed that the product would be available at the end of 2009,...

Cheapest netbook in the world

08/12/2009, Lanyu from Shenzhen, China, has achieved a world’s first with the cheapest netbook across the planet. The eBook LY-EB01 has been price at 666 Yuan (what a devilish bargain at approximately $98 after conversion). Don’t expect an Intel Atom...

Bookeen Cybook Opus Paraded

07/07/2009, Bookeen was recently caught parading their 5″ ebook known as Cybook Opus, and folks who have laid their eyes on it have nothing but good things to say. Apparently, this 150 gram ebook reader will boast excellent ergonomics, alongside a display of...

Elonex Jumps Into eBook Game

07/01/2009, Elonex will be entering the eBook player market with its new eBook reader that comes with a typical 6″ display. The design itself isn’t outstanding in any way, but then again the competition isn’t really anything to shout about anyways....

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...

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...

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...