Oyster Web Reader

Oyster Adds Web Reader to eBook Subscription Service

This past week Oyster, an ebook subscription service that grants subscribers unlimited access to a library of over 500,000 ebooks, announced the release of the Oyster Web Reader. The Web Reader makes it possible to read Oyster’s ebooks from any computer or mobile device using a web browser. This adds to Oyster’s iOS and newly-released […]

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Kindle Paperwhite

Software Update for Kindle Paperwhite 2 – Version 5.4.5

Amazon released a software update for the 2nd generation Kindle Paperwhite today. The new firmware version is 5.4.5. The update adds a few new features, including syncing and PDF enhancements, and the option to read the sample of a Kindle ebook while awaiting the arrival of a purchased paper book. Like always, this update will […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited Now Available in the United States

Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service is now live in the United States, with more countries getting access to the service soon. Customers can sign up for a free thirty-day trial to get unlimited access to Amazon’s list of Kindle Unlimited ebooks and audiobooks. Not all of Amazon’s Kindle ebooks are available through Kindle […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Lynx

Review: Onyx Boox T68 Lynx

I’ve already posted a video review of the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx, along with several individual app reviews, so I figure it’s time to get the written review finished. I’ve been stalling waiting for a software update to fix some of the bugs that I’ve experienced while using the T68, and the first update came […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited: Amazon to Offer eBook Subscription Service for $10/month

It looks like Amazon is going to get into the ebook subscription service business in the near future, and it’s likely to include audiobooks as well. There’s been no official announcement from Amazon just yet, but there’s a story at Gigaom with very compelling evidence that Amazon is close to revealing a new service called […]

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InkCase Plus

Oaxis InkCase Plus Achieves Kickstarter Funding Goal in 3 Hours

Oaxis is coming out with a new E Ink phone case called the InkCase Plus that works as a secondary screen with all Bluetooth-enabled Android smartphones running Android 4.0 and up. Yesterday Oaxis launched a kickstarter campaign to raise funding for the InkCase Plus with a goal of $100,000. It only took 3 hours to […]

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Scribd Windows App

Scribd Launches Windows App and Updates iOS and Android Apps

Scribd is among a small group of companies offering ebooks as a monthly subscription service. Instead of buying individual ebooks, you pay a monthly rate of $8.99 to get unlimited access to Scribd’s growing catalog of ebooks that now consists of over 400,000 titles. Today Scribd announced the addition of a Windows app to go […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2

Daily Deals: $85 Kindle Paperwhite 2; $159 Nexus 7 2

Amazon’s latest Kindle Paperwhite has one of the clearest and easiest to read screens of any ebook reader with its 6-inch E Ink Carta display and evenly-lit frontlight. The Paperwhite normally sells for $119 for the Wi-Fi model, but today you can get one for $85 via Amazon’s Deal of the Day. It’s a refurbished […]

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Icarus Illumina

New 6-inch Icarus Illumina eReader Runs Android 4.2

The Dutch ebook reader company, Icarus, has announced the upcoming release of a new Icarus Illumina ebook reader. It’s an updated version of the Icarus Illumina HD, and sports a faster processor, more RAM, and a smaller and lighter design. The new Icarus Illumina has a 6-inch E Ink Pearl display with a resolution of […]

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Bluefire Windows

Bluefire Releases New Reader App for Windows PC

Bluefire has released a desktop reader program for Windows computers. The app supports ePub and PDF files and works with Adobe DRM, both the old and new Adobe DRM. Bluefire has made a name for itself with reading apps for iOS and Android. They were one of the first to offer support for DRM’d ebooks, […]

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