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Sony 13.3-Inch e-Reader For Students

Sony has unveiled a 13.3-inch flexible E Ink prototype device which comes with the new Mobius e-paper display technology.

Kindle e-reader gets even better, Introducing Kindle PaperWhite

Love your Kindle? The Amazon Kindle is a great e-reader, but today the Kindle is getting even better. Amazon's press event showed off several new members to the Kindle Fire family, but that's not all. They even found a way to make e-readers exciting again.

New Sony E-Reader Adds Facebook Social Features and Much More

When it comes to reading in the digital age, generally most users either turn to an e-ink reader or use a tablet. For those that love e-ink, Sony has a brand new Sony Reader PRS-T2 which includes 2GB onboard storage, microSD for expansion, public library leading and new enhancements which include paper-like page turns and optimization to its 6-inch screen that is supposed to work better for long-term ad-free reading. For good measure, a few new social features are coming to the e-reader as well.

Wexler Flex One E-Reader, First with LG Flexible E-Paper Display

Before you get too excited about curling up this e-reader to stuff into your backpack, realize that the flexible e-paper display here is still inside a reasonably stiff chassis. But that doesn't mean that it is not without its benefits.

New Backlit Kindle e-Reader On Its Way?

The world of e-paper and e-readers has had a lot of new changes heading towards it recently, this includes color technology and now even an e-Ink Kindle that has a built-in backlit display. According to Devin Coldewey at TechCrunch, who managed to catch a glimpse of the device, it's light was a real game-changer for reading in the dark but it was a much softer glow than the harsh lighting that it found with typical backlit LCD screens.

e-reader sales to reach $8.2 billion by 2014

As it stands, global e-book reader sales were recorded at about $1.9 billion last year with a total of just under 11 million units sold. According to Yankee Group, those numbers will increase to $8.2 billion and nearly 72 million units, respectively, by 2014. That's a lot of growth.

B&N Nook Color e-reader gets taste of Android Honeycomb

Indeed, you can go nuts with some Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb love by way of the Barnes & Noble Nook Color e-reader. The ROM is now available for download.

Sharper Image announces Literati e-reader, uses Kobo store

Are you ready to get your hands on yet another e-book reader? How about one that comes with a color screen? Well, Sharper Image is coming forward with the Literati e-reader and it has several features that you won't find on the Amazon Kindle or Barnes & Noble Nook.

Sharp set to challenge iPad with new e-reader, 3D potential

While the Amazon Kindle is still doing reasonably well, it seems that the future of e-book readers will come with multifunction devices using color LCD displays. Sharp is continuing this trend with a pending e-reader of its own and they're saying it'll "rival the iPad."

Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader dropped to $150

One of the common speedbumps encountered by people interested in e-book readers is the cost of the device itself. This barrier to entry is getting easier to overcome, especially with today's announcement of Barnes & Noble Nook. It may not get the same kind of attention as the Amazon Kindle, but it is just as powerful a device and even has a color screen to boot.
Acer LumiRead e-Ink eReader with QWERTY Keyboard

Acer’s LumiRead enters e-Reader race

The rising sun marks the end of night just as the birth of digital brings forth the death of paper. Well maybe not quite so dramatic, but eBooks are definitely changing the way we read. With more and more companies jumping on board the cost of eBook readers have been steadily decreasing, and now there is another company on the eBook wagon; Acer, with its new LumiRead to go on sale towards the end of 2010.

Hanvon Chairman: e-Readers to replace cell phones

Chinese company Hanvon, makers of the Touchpad B10 tablet, are also known as Hanwang. Chairman Yingjian Liu during a keynote speech at Computex 2010, discussed the increasing popularity and evolution of the e-book reader. He proclaimed the strengths of the e-ink format and how his company was leading the way in his home country of China. Then, his declarations got very bold. He called the e-book reader the "fourth screen," referring to TV, PC, and cell phone as the other three screens. He observed that some people say the mobile phone will replace the e-reader, but he responded by saying that the e-ink book reader will replace cell phones instead.

MSI dual-screen e-reader and netbook runs Windows 7

MSI is the first company to show off a working prototype of their dualscreen e-reader. And it's everything you ever dreamt of - sort of.

Rupert Murdoch Wants to Challenge Kindle with Four-Color E-Reader

Many of us already know that the Amazon Kindle isn't the only e-book game in town and there are other offerings that boast the...

Words Gear: Panasonic e-reader does books and movies

I'm not entirely sold on the eBook revolution, yet. But I'm one of those book types, the one who likes to turn the pages...

“Turnover” E-Reader concept is a real page turner

One of the most common complaints about e-paper is that it takes away from the tactile experience of turning a page when reading a...

Philips READIUS; World’s first “Rollable Display” pocket e-Reader concept

Philips Electronics is tinkering with a prototype e-book with roll-out display, which is pretty amazing. It’s based on Philips Polymer Vision’s PV-QML5 rollable display...

E-zines: Your Favorite News & Magazines Delivered Straight to Your Pocket

  When eReaders were first released, all but the biggest bibliophiles were hesitant to shell out the cash for something they didn’t think would get...

Essential Android Apps of 2015 That Help You Become a Smart Entrepreneur

Are you the owner of a startup company? If you are, you might be facing a tough time running your business. To make your...

eReader: 7 Tips To Help You Read Effectively in 2015

I have to admit, I am a total gadget nerd, somehow find peace and solace in exploring new tech toys. Today, I was reading...

Using Cellphones On Airplanes Is OK, According To A Pilot

Despite what the FAA says, Pilot Patrick Smith is not against the use of cellphones on airplanes.

Daily Deal: Ematic Jelly Bean Tablet for Just $59.99

A Jelly Bean tablet for just $59.99? That’s what today’s daily deal brings you!

B&N Throwing in the Towel: Will Stop Making Nook Tablets

It looks like B&N is throwing in the towel when it comes to Nook tablet hardware. The company plans to instead turn towards partners for its tablet line.

Qualcomm Mirasol Display (Hands-On Video)

Qualcomm has showed off their MEMS-based Mirasol reflective display at SID Display Week.

Google Reader Being Shutdown in Part Due to Compliance Issues? (Rumor)

According to a new report, one of the reasons that Google Reader is being shutdown could have to do with potential compliance and privacy issues.
Google Reader

Google Reader Alternatives, Which One is Right for You?

Come July 1st Google Reader is jumping ship, leaving you behind. With that in mind, we take a look at many of the Google Reader alternatives out there.

Feedly Gets 500,000 Google Reader Users

After Google announced their plans to kill their Reader, more than 500,000 of its users have now joined Feedly.
Google Play

Google Removes Ad-Blocking Programs From the Play Store

It looks like Google isn't just giving the axe to Google Reader, but to ad-blocking applications as well.
Google Reader

Google Reader Getting the Axe, Petition to Save it Already At 40k+ Signatures

Yesterday Google apparently decided that they wanted to piss off a bunch of folks by announcing the death of Google Reader. Now a petition aims to save it.
YotaPhone

YotaPhone Planning For Release in Second Half of This Year

YotaPhone is now preparing for production with new partner Hi-P International. A global release of the phone is planned for the second half of this year.
solar

Daily Deals: Super Solar Gadgets on Sale

If you're looking for a greener way to sustain your digital lifestyle, then you may want to consider the assortment of solar power products that are on the market. Here are seven such examples that all happen to be on sale. Save money and energy!

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch Phablet Confirmed

Huawei sure didn't keep its next-gen smartphones a secret. We've all known about the Huawei Ascend Mate for a while now, but it's good to finally get official confirmation.

Vizio 7-inch Tegra 3 Tablet Features Stock Android Experience

Earlier today we mentioned Vizio was introducing its first Windows 8 tablet, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have some Android-related news for us as well. Vizio has now announced a new 7-inch tablet featuring a Tegra 3 processor and pure Android experience without the bloat. Interestingly enough, one of the key features of the Windows 8 tablet was it was also a pure Windows 8 experience, with no vendor-specific junk thrown in.

Khan Academy and Samsung Bringing Tablets into Select California Schools

Many school systems across the globe have made switches to tablets and e-readers. Having a digital solution like this means kids don't have to carry heavy backpacks full of books, which can lead to back issues in the long run. It also can save the educational system money since the e-books are generally cheaper than text copies, of course you also have to pay the huge cost of the tablet/e-reader initially.

Kindle Fire HD 7-inch VS Nook HD: How Do They Compare?

Things keep getting better in the 7-inch tablet market. First we had the release of Google's Nexus 7 earlier this year, giving us a...

Nook HD and HD+ Announced, Finally a Worthwhile Fire Competitor?

Barnes & Noble has yet to truly excite us with their tablet offerings, but this might finally be changing. Today they announced a brand new set of tablets, the Nook HD and HD+.

Dirt Cheap ICS Tablet Alert: Matrix One is just $59.99

What if you could get an Android ICS tablet for just $59.99? Crazy, but true. The Matrix One is a dirt cheap tablet with very modest hardware.

Walmart Stops Selling Amazon Kindle and Kindle Fire

However, it looks like sales of the Kindle products at Walmart aren't quite so hot and the mega-retailer has decided to stop stocking Amazon's e-readers and tablets.
Windows Nook

Rumor says Nook Running Windows 8 is Coming, Announcement in Late-September?

Ever since Microsoft announced it was investing and buying part of Barnes and Noble's Nook division, rumors have often surfaced about a Nook that runs Windows 8. While the newest rumor isn't anything new, it does give a supposed date for such a Nook/Win 8 tablet.

No Way To Eliminate Ads from Amazon Kindle Fire

Unfortunately, there could be a rather monumental downside to the new Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD: you can't turn off the ads.

Kindle Fire Just became a Whole Lot Better, Introducing the Fire HD

The Kindle Fire's successors are here. There are three flavors to choose from, the first of which is an entry model at $169. Essentially, the $169 Fire is the same as the OG Fire except it has double the RAM and a slightly faster processor.

New Kindle Fire, gets twice the memory and drops to just $159

The Kindle Fire finally has a successor, the Kindle Fire. That's right, a second generation Kindle Fire is here. What's new? It has double the RAM over the first Fire and has a somewhat faster processor. According to Amazon, that means a 40% bump in power.

Amazon Planning Ad-Supported Kindle Fire 2, So Says Rumor

The new Kindle Fire is likely only days away now, with Amazon gearing up for the big show on the 6th. It's almost here, so what do we know? While it's still unclear whether or not we will see a 10-inch model or not, we now have rumors of a 7-inch Kindle Fire 2 that will be priced under the Nexus 7 and similar competitors. Supposedly, the new Kindle Fire 2 is going to feature ad-supported software that allows it to arrive a much lower price point.

U.S. Government puts Kindle deal on hold

Back in June, the U.S. State Department began consideration of a new deal with Amazon to purchase 35,000 Kindle Touches and content over a...

B&N Web Nook Leaves Smartphones and Tablets hanging

Barnes & Noble launched its own “Nook For Web” experience today, allowing Nook to compete against iBooks, Kobo Instant Reader and Kindle's Cloud Reader.

Struggling Sales Lead to $30 Price Cut on Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire did quite well for itself during the holiday shopping season, shipping about 4.8 million units during that period. Now, sales have slowed and Amazon has responded by slashing the price

New Nook Has A Front-Lit eInk Display, Shipping May

Earlier this week, we talked about how Amazon's Kindle might be getting integrated lighting that allows easy reading in the dark. Well, it seems that they weren't the only ones interested in moving in this direction, as a new Nook has made its way to Barnes & Noble stores showing a front-light embedded display over the E-ink display.

Scholastic Enters 21st Century with Storia eBook Platform for Kids

I remember when I was still going through school, I'd always look forward to the new Scholastic catalog so that I could order a bunch of new books. Not surprisingly, times have changed, but Scholastic still wants kids to keep reading. And that's what the new Storia platform is supposed to address.

CES 2012: What Not To Expect

When we cover shows like CES, there's always an anxiety for us not to overlook or miss something worthy, or simply deserving special attention. With a small team on the show floor just walking around a vast sea of gadgetry within acres of indoor Vegasness, it's easy to let things slip by.

Velocity Micro Budget Android 4.0 Tablets Unveiling At CES

Best known as a maker of high-quality, value-priced PCs, Velocity Micro has also made e-readers and Android tablets for a few years now, even if these were not met with a significant success from customers of cheap devices of this nature.

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