The Phantom of the Opera

Free Whispersync for Voice Audiobook: The Phantom of the Opera

Amazon and Audible are giving away The Phantom of the Opera this month as the free Whispersync for Voice audiobook and Kindle ebook combo. They seem to be stuck on darker stories ever since Halloween for these monthly freebies. Seems kind of like an odd choice given the time of year. I was fully expecting […]

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Kobo Reviews

Kobo Adds Reviews to Website and eReaders with Firmware Update 3.12.0

Kobo has started rolling out a new software update for the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura, Aura HD and H2O. The new firmware is labeled as version 3.12.0. Like usual you can wait for it to automatically download and install over Wi-Fi or you can download it from the direct links to Kobo firmware thread at […]

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Nook Family

B&N Buys Microsoft’s Nook Share; Nook Splitting off August 2015

Barnes and Noble’s struggling Nook division has been widely publicized over the past few years. Microsoft invested over 600 million dollars in Barnes and Noble’s Nook Media division in 2012. Now that’s looking like a pretty awful investment decision on Microsoft’s part. Today it was announced that Barnes and Noble is buying out Microsoft’s 16.8% […]

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Nook Trade In

Trade In an Old Nook for $30 Credit Toward Galaxy Tab Nook

Barnes and Noble has opened the doors on a new Nook trade in program from now through January 17th that lets customers trade in an old Nook for $30 off the price of a Nook-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet. There are a couple of significant points about the promotion. First, B&N is only accepting […]

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E Ink

Kobo and E Ink Partner to Offer Kobo’s eBooks on 3rd Party eReaders

Yesterday E Ink announced a new collaborative ebook access program with Kobo that gives manufactures of E Ink devices the opportunity to offer Kobo’s ebooks on their ebook readers. This gives E Ink’s hardware partners more marketing power by being able to offer a recognizable ebook store on their devices without having the expense of […]

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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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Kobo formats

Kobo Now Listing eBook Formats Once Again

When Kobo redesigned their website in 2013 to make it more tablet and mobile device friendly, they removed the section that specified what format the book was available in, along with customer reviews. Fortunately has finally started listing format type once again and if a title has DRM or not. Kobo is known for […]

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addr ebook app

Addr eBook App for iOS Offers Advanced Annotation Support

Addr is a new ebook reader app designed for the Apple iPad with a specialized focus on annotations. The app supports ePub ebooks without DRM and integrates with Dropbox for easy sharing and downloading. What makes Addr unique is the ability to add in context notes to the right margin alongside the text. Notes can […]

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