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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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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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Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader

Sony Adds 3rd US Partner to Distribute Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader

Yesterday Sony announced a new partnership with William S. Hein & Company to bring the Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader to the law community in the academic, government, and enterprise sectors. This new partnership is a natural fit for Sony’s Digital Paper Reader. The Hein Company specializes in publishing digital legal materials such as legal dictionaries, […]

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Onyx Boox Lynx

Software Update for Onyx Boox T68 Fixes Touchscreen, Adds Refresh Shortcut

Today I was pleased to find a software update available for the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx. The update seems to have fixed most of the touchscreen issues—the accuracy is much better now and so is responsiveness. Onyx also added the ability to force a full page screen refresh by holding down the menu button—it works […]

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Kindle India

Amazon Offering 15-Day Trial on Kindles in India

News is coming out today about a new marketing technique that Amazon is using to sell Kindle ebook readers in India. The promotion seems rather odd to those of us in the United States; it’s interesting to see how differently things work in regard to Kindles in other countries. Amazon India is giving customers the […]

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Kobo Aura HD vs Onyx Boox T68 Lynx Comparison Review (Video)

The Kobo Aura HD and Onyx Boox T68 are the only two ebook readers currently available that feature E Ink’s 6.8-inch display, so a comparison review between them is needed to determine which device is better. Unfortunately that’s not going to happen. I can’t definitively say that one is better than the other. Each device […]

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Onyx Boox T68 PDF Review

Onyx Boox T68 Lynx PDF Review (Video)

PDF is a popular format, and there’s always a number of people that want to know how well E Ink ebook readers handle PDFs. Tablets like the iPad are among the best options for PDFs, but there are some E Ink ebook readers that do a fair job. And since most people don’t have $1200 […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Lynx

Video Review of Onyx Boox T68 Lynx, 6.8″ Android 4.0 E Ink eReader

Today I put together several video reviews of the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx ebook reader, a new 6.8-inch ereader that runs Android 4.0 and sells on Amazon for $199. The Boox T68 is one of the first E Ink ebook readers to run Android and come with Google Play onboard to install Android apps. Since […]

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Onyx Boox T68

Onyx Boox T68 Lynx Now Available on Amazon for $199 (Video)

Here’s a bit of good news. One of the most interesting new ebook readers of the year is now available for purchase in the United States, and I just bought one so look forward to a review in a couple weeks. The Onyx Boox T68 is now available on Amazon for $199 with free shipping. […]

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Onyx Boox M96

Onyx Boox M96 PDF Video Review

The first video of the new Onyx Boox M96 turned up on YouTube today. It’s a quick video demonstrating how to setup a PDF file for optimal viewing. The Onyx Boox M96 is the latest 9.7-inch E Ink ebook reader from Onyx. It’s essentially an updated version of the Boox M92, aka the Icarus Excel […]

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