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List of New Onyx Boox eReaders for 2018

Onyx has some new E Ink reading devices that they’re showing off at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. They posted some pictures of the new devices for 2018 on their Facebook page, with a list of specs for each. A couple models have already been released, like the Onyx Boox Max2 and Boox Note. They […]

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Why Aren’t 9.7-inch E Ink eReaders More Common?

A long time ago there was once a Kindle with a large 9.7-inch E Ink screen called the Kindle DX. It lasted for two model generations before it was slowly phased out. It wasn’t an unpopular device. Most people seemed to like it quite a bit for what it was at the time; there weren’t […]

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New Kindles and Kobos Very Unlikely Anytime Soon

If you were hoping for a shiny new ereader to get released this summer, like a new Kindle Voyage or an updated Kindle Paperwhite or a new Kobo model, you’re most likely going to have to wait another 6 months at least. There’s a revealing article over at the Taipei Times saying how E Ink’s […]

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Onyx Boox Max2 Sheet Music

Onyx Boox Max2 Sheet Music Review (Video)

The Onyx Boox Max2 is one of the most versatile E Ink devices ever released. It’s an ebook reader, a PDF reader, a digital notepad, it can work as a secondary monitor, it can be used as an audio player and recorder, it can install Android apps, among other things. It can also be used […]

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Bookeen Saga US

Bookeen Saga Now Shipping to US, But There’s One Big Problem

I came across a new video review of the Bookeen Saga on YouTube, posted below (it’s in French), so I decided to check Bookeen’s website and it turns out the Bookeen Saga now ships to the United States. But there’s one serious problem. Shipping costs more than the device itself. I did a test checkout […]

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Kobo Aura One Battery Drain Issue

Unrealistic Battery Life Claims for eReaders?

How many ebook readers have you seen being advertised with 1-2 months of battery life per charge? Yeah, that includes pretty much all of them. B&N claims the Nook Glowlight 3’s battery can last up to 50 days on a single charge. Amazon says Kindles can go 4-8 weeks between charges, depending on the model. […]

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Onyx Max 2

Onyx Boox Max 2 Off to Positive Start

The Onyx Boox Max 2 is a 13.3-inch E Ink ereader and secondary monitor that was released about 2 months ago now. With upgraded specs, a newer version of Android, and a dual-touch touchscreen, the Max 2 is off to a positive start so far. It sells for $799 from Amazon where it currently has […]

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How Often Do People Buy New eBook Readers?

Certain types of electronics like phones and tablets are upgraded so frequently that people often buy a new model every couple of years, sometimes every year. But when it comes to dedicated ebook readers things move a lot more slowly. Some brands like Kindles and Kobos have been using the same processors for 5 years. […]

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