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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kobo-glo-screens

Kobo Glo, Aura and Aura HD Updated to Firmware 3.5.0

Kobo has issued a new software update, version 3.5.0, for the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura, and Kobo Aura HD. They’ve also updated the Kobo PC desktop software to version 3.9.0. Kobo always releases their software updates gradually in different parts of the world. Since I live in the US I never seem to get updates […]

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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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Netronix E Ink Smartwatch

Netronix E Ink Smartwatch Works with Android and iOS (Video)

Netronix has a new smartwatch in the works that features a flexible 1.73-inch E Ink display, with a resolution of 320 x 240 (that’s 231 pixels per inch). Generally I don’t follow smartwatches because I don’t see ebook reading devolving to that state any time soon—let’s face it, it wouldn’t be very much fun to […]

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Life on the Mississippi

Mark Twain’s Life on the Mississippi: This Month’s Free Kindle eBook and Audiobook Pair

Last month when Amazon issued an update for their iOS and Android Kindle reading apps to add support for Immersion Reading, the syncing of audiobooks and ebooks together, they started a new promotion of giving away a free classic ebook and audiobook pair each month. This month’s freebie is Life on the Mississippi by Mark […]

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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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Tablet Sale

Lots of Tablets and eReaders on Sale for 25-60% off

I ended up at eBay today and came across a huge tablet sale. Newegg is running a promotion where they’ve marked down 76 iPads, tablets, and ebook readers by 25%-60%. There are only a few iPads and ebook readers on the list, but there are tons of tablets from Asus and Samsung. The 7″ Kindle […]

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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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Kobo Aura

Kobo Aura on Sale for $109, Kobo Arc HD Tablets up to $100 off

Kobo is currently running some summer reading promotions. The Kobo Aura is marked down by $30, and the Arc HD tablets are on sale too. Plus Kobo is giving away some free ebooks and magazines with each device purchased. The discounted Kobo Aura and Kobo tablets are available online at Kobo.com and from participating retailers […]

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