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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...

Bookeen to release Cybook Orizon next month

09/22/2010, Bookeen has jumped into the e-book reader game by preparing to release the Cybook Orizon next month for €229.99. Touted to be thinner than a newspaper (Fido won’t be able to fetch the paper to you every morning now) and lighter than a book at...

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...

JXD e-book reader does more than just electronic books

09/10/2010, JXD has just introduced its latest e-book reader, but don’t be surprised to find out that it does more than just help you flip through digital pages. After all, most Chinese manufacturers tend to throw in more than you bargain for, although build...

Kobo Releases Desktop E-Reader Client

09/09/2010, Kobo, which is launching an assault on more well known rivals including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Sony, already has its own dedicated e-reader hardware, software, and digital bookstore is now hoping to lure customers into its e-reader ecosystem by...

Best Buy to carry Amazon’s Kindle e-reader

09/09/2010, Amazon has decided to take a different route with its Kindle e-reader by allowing Best Buy to carry said device from this fall onwards, which would make Best Buy follow the footsteps of Target and Staples. One can speculate that this move aims to increase...

Kno Tablet Gets Additional Funding to Make Digital Textbook Reader

09/08/2010, Startup Kno is getting an additional $46 million in funding for its dual-panel tablet, made suitable for digital textbooks and the education market. The clamshell tablet that folds together like a book, similar to the Toshiba Libretto netbook, debuted at...

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...

Sharp to release e-book reader as iPad rival

08/26/2010, It is rather strange that Sharp’s President Mikio Katayama has touted their upcoming e-reader to be a rival for the Apple iPad – considering the iPad isn’t even a dedicated e-reader in the first place, but rather more of a tablet. This...

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...

Wink e-reader from India

08/22/2010, Hmmm, after the $35 tablet as well as the $50 STAMP tablet, here is yet another affordable eReader from India known as the Wink. This device does share some pretty close resemblances to the original Amazon Kindle, where it is touted to deliver 15 language...

PocketBook IQ eBook reader to rock IFA 2010

08/22/2010, The PocketBook IQ ebook reader is just one device in a line of upcoming eBook readers that will be showcased at IFA Berlin next month. While the name PocketBook suggests you could fit it snugly into your pants, you might have more trouble than usual...