Kindle Textbook Creator Launches

Today Amazon announced the release of a new digital textbook creator tool for educators and authors to easily create digital textbooks, called eTextbooks, and other educational content to promote and sell on the Kindle Store. The new program is called KDP EDU. It’s a new division to the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. KDP EDU is […]

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Kindle Keyboard Firmware Update Fixes Web Browser Issues

The Kindle Keyboard is over 4 years old now, but that hasn’t stopped Amazon from issuing a software update to fix some problems with the web browser. The new software version is 3.4.1. The update will download and install automatically over wireless, which can sometimes take a few weeks, or you can manually download and […]

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Odilo Launches New Library eBook Service in the U.S.

A new distribution service for library ebooks called OdiloPlace has just launched this month in the United States. When you think about checking out ebooks from public libraries for free, OverDrive is the first company that comes to mind. But there are competing services out there too, and Odilo is the latest to join the […]

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PaperLike Dasung E Ink Monitor

PaperLike: 13.3″ E Ink Monitor by Dasung Tech (Videos)

One of the coolest new E Ink contraptions to be shown off at CES 2015 was a 13.3″ E Ink monitor that connects with computers and laptops via a USB cable to provide a secondary display. The device is called the PaperLike and it’s being made by one of E Ink’s partners in China by […]

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Closer Look at Dual Screen Yotaphone 2 (Videos)

The Yotaphone 2 is an Android-powered smartphone that has a 5-inch color screen on the front and a 4.7-inch monochrome E Ink screen on the back. What’s cool about this second generation model is that you can use the E Ink screen for just about everything, unlike the first Yotaphone that could only use the […]

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Video Tour of E Ink’s Booth at CES 2015

Charbax from ARMdevices.net uploaded one of his yearly tours of E Ink’s booth at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. E Ink as a company clearly wants to build their business in new ways, and this year that really shows. You will find very little time spent talking about ereader displays in the video. E Ink […]

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Kindle deals

Amazon’s Deal of the Day Takes Up to 75% Off Kindle Books

Today Amazon’s main gold box deal of the day includes a selection of Kindle Books for students with prices up to 75% off list price. There are hundreds of Kindle books on sale for students, including Brain Rules and Doing Data Science. Like always, the Kindle books can be read on Kindle ereaders and Fire […]

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Netronix eReader

Netronix’s 6.8-inch eReader and Notepad (Video)

The other day I posted about a new 13.3-inch E Ink ereader from Netronix. In the background of the video you could see a smaller device that wasn’t demoed. In addition to the 13.3-inch device, Netronix also has a 6.8-inch version with the same set of features. Both are note taking devices in addition to […]

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Netronix Shows Off 13.3-inch E Ink eReader (Video)

Netronix has a 13.3-inch ereader under development that could be ready for mass production in as little as three months. Netronix is currently looking for distributors for their ultimate note-taking and document-displaying ereader. The device runs Android 4.0.4 and is expected to be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat. It’s powered by a i.MX6 Solo Lite […]

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The Time Machine

The Time Machine is January’s Whispersync for Voice Freebie

Amazon finally updated their free monthly promotion for a free ebook and audiobook combo. This month’s free title is H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. Through the month of January you can get both the ebook and professionally narrated audiobook for free. Amazon has been doing this for several months now to promote their exclusive Whispersync […]

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