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Nook Color Preview

10/27/2010, Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor, the first full color ebook reader, presents a series of dilemmas for interested buyers. B&N referred to it as a tablet, but NOOKcolor is really more like half a tablet. It literally is a read-only device. It displays...

Nook Color just announced

10/26/2010, In a fanciful introductory event filled with swirling dancers, Barnes & Noble introduced the Nook Color, a full color ebook reader with a 7-inch color LCD and runs a version of the Android smartphone OS. It goes on sale on Nov. 19, but pre-orders are...

Shift3 delivers LookBook to the FCC

10/19/2010, Another day, another e-book reader gets ready to penetrate the ever growing market. Is this just a fad, or does it have legitimate ground to take over books completely? We are holding out for a peaceful co-existence, as a physical book will certainly be...

Text adventure games to debut on e-readers

10/08/2010, We’re pretty sure that a fair number of you out there have checked out text-based adventure games in the past when IRC was all the rage in communicating with your friends, and webcams were far from what they were today. Well, fast forward a decade...

Kobo ebook reader goes wireless

09/29/2010, Kobo’s next generation ebook reader is at least on par with other ereaders in the market, where it sports Wi-Fi connectivity (at long last). Retailing for $139.99 a pop, you can choose from Onyx, Lilac and Silver colors. The new Kobo Wireless...

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...

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 &...

LG’s New E-Paper Promises Flexible, Color Displays

08/26/2010, LG is promising new display technologies that would give new dimensions to electronic paper. The division, LG Display, is hoping to bring a 9.7-inch color e-paper display and a 19-inch flexible e-paper display to the market soon. Electronic paper uses...

Sharper Image unveils Literati eReader

08/25/2010, Those who have had their fair share of Web-based games in the past might have fond memories of Literati over at Yahoo! Games, but Sharper Image takes a different route with their eReader, also known as Literati. This MerchSource-made device will follow...

Qualcomm invests up to $2 billion in Mirasol color eReader displays

08/20/2010, Qualcomm has reportedly coughed up to $2 billion of their cash to invest in a new low power eReader display that will boast a faster refresh rate compared to E Ink, not to mention the ability to display color as well. Known as the Mirasol display, it...

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...