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Yotaphone 2

Yotaphone 2 is a Dual-Screen Phone with ePaper and AMOLED Screens (Video)

Yota Devices is getting set to release their second generation dual-screen smartphone, called the Yotaphone 2, this week in parts of Russian and Europe. The Yotaphone is among a new sub-group of devices attempting to bring battery-saving, outdoor readable epaper displays and smartphones together. Unlike devices such as the InkCase Plus where the E Ink […]

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InkCase Plus

InkCase Plus Pre-Orders, 3.5-inch E Ink Reader for Android Phones

This past summer Oaxis started a kickstarter campaign to raise money for the InkCase Plus, a 3.5-inch E Ink device that pairs with smartphones to use as a secondary display. Oaxis’s campaign efforts were quite successful; they achieved their funding goal in just 3 hours. And now they’ve finalized production of the InkCase Plus and […]

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PocketBook CAD Reader Flex

PocketBook CAD Reader Flex has 13.3″ Flexible E Ink Screen

PocketBook has announced what is essentially an updated version of an unreleased device called the PocketBook CAD Reader. The new version is called the PocketBook CAD Reader Flex, and as the name suggests it has a flexible screen and housing. It was exactly one year ago today when PocketBook first announced plans to develop the […]

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The eBook

Best E Ink eReaders 2014 Edition

This is a quick note to mention that I’ve recently updated the Best eBook Readers page for 2014. It lists my top picks for E Ink ebook readers this year. The top choice may be a bit of a surprise to some seeing as how it wasn’t even released this calendar year. But price has […]

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Onyx Boox I62A

Onyx Boox I62A is an Entry-Level Android eReader for $89

The Onyx Boox I62A is yet another new Onyx Boox ebook reader to add to the seemingly endless list of new devices from Onyx this year. The I62A is more of a basic ereader than the Onyx Boox C67ML and some of the others. It’s a lot like the Onyx Boox Classic that Arta Tech […]

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Onyx Boox C67ML

Onyx Boox C67ML eReader with Android 4.2, Frontlight, and HD E Ink Costs $129

Earlier this month Arta Tech released the Onyx Boox AfterGlow 2, a 6-inch ebook reader with a frontlight, HD E Ink screen and Android 4.2.2. Soon after started selling an almost identical device called the Onyx Boox C67ML (upgraded version). It appears to be about 95% the same as the AfterGlow 2, though there […]

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Onyx Boox C65S Classic

Onyx Boox C65S Classic Released for 69 Euros

The folks at Arta Tech have released another new Onyx ebook reader a week after introducing the Onyx Boox AfterGlow 2. The new ereader is a simple no-frills device called the Onyx Boox Classic. It is somewhat comparable to the old basic Kindle that Amazon recently stopped offering in favor of the new touchscreen Kindle […]

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Onyx Boox AfterGlow 2

Onyx Boox AfterGlow 2 Released with Android 4.2 and HD E Ink Screen

There’s another new ebook reader from Onyx that was just released yesterday through (Arta Tech). It’s called the AfterGlow 2. It’s a lot like the Boox T68 and Boox M96, but it’s smaller and comes with newer software and a faster processor. The AfterGlow 2 has a 6-inch E Ink screen with a resolution […]

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Kindle Voyage Getting Lots of Complaints About Uneven Lighting

The Kindle Voyage was released a couple weeks ago now, and it looks like the frontlight gradient issue that I mentioned in my Kindle Voyage first impressions review is a common complaint mentioned by many among the first wave of reviews. Looking over the user reviews at Amazon, there are 260 reviews posted for the […]

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Kindle Family

Kindle Voyage and New $79 Kindle Don’t Support Active Content (Games and Apps)

I’ve got some bad news for those of you that use Kindle Active Content, the games and apps designed specially for E Ink Kindle ebook readers. Amazon has decided to drop support for Kindle Active Content on newer Kindle models. In fact neither the Kindle Voyage or the new touchscreen Kindle support Active Content at […]

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