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First Look at Mysterious New “E-Card” Smartphone eReader (Video)

My daily YouTube rummaging turned up a video of an interesting-looking new E Ink device called the E-Card. According to the description, the E-Card is a smartphone reading companion that can display ebooks, comics, and other content from a mobile phone via Bluetooth. Basically the E-Card is like the Oaxis InkCase and PocketBook CoverReader, minus […]

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Comixology Android App Review on Onyx Boox T68 (Video)

I wanted to see if the new Onyx Boox T68 Lynx could pull off being an E Ink comic reader using the Comixology app for Android. The app is of course designed for Android tablets and phones with LCD screens, so you never really know what to expect on an E Ink screen. For the […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Feedly RSS App Review (Video)

One of the Android apps that I wanted to try on the Onyx Boox T68 is Feedly, an RSS news reader app. Most ebook readers, including the Kindle Paperwhite, Nook Touch and Kobo eReaders, don’t support reading RSS feeds natively, and using their web browsers for such is too troublesome. You can setup Calibre to […]

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Harry Potter Sale

Harry Potter eBooks on Sale Through July

Pottermore is running a 25% off sale on Harry Potter ebooks from now until July 31st. The 25% off sale price applies to the first book in the series, as well as collections for books 1-3 and the complete collection of all seven ebooks. That takes the price of the first ebook, Harry Potter and […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Kindle App Review (Video)

So one of the big questions with the Onyx Boox T68 ebook reader is if the Kindle for Android app works on it or not. This is important because it would make it one of the only non-Kindle E Ink ereaders to officially support Kindle ebooks out of the box, with no hacking required. The […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Lynx

Video Review of Onyx Boox T68 Lynx, 6.8″ Android 4.0 E Ink eReader

Today I put together several video reviews of the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx ebook reader, a new 6.8-inch ereader that runs Android 4.0 and sells on Amazon for $199. The Boox T68 is one of the first E Ink ebook readers to run Android and come with Google Play onboard to install Android apps. Since […]

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10 Free Kindle eBooks – June 29th

Here’s a list of free Kindle books as of June 29th, 2014. Please note that some of these ebooks are free for a limited-time only and could expire at anytime. Make sure to double-check that they are still free before hitting the buy button. Subscribe to The eBook Reader Blog to keep updated on future […]

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PocketBook CoverReader

PocketBook CoverReader First Look (Videos)

E Ink has been trying to crack the smartphone market for the past few years with their low-power outdoor readable epaper displays. Yesterday the Onyx Midia InkPhone went up for pre-order—it’s a new phone that uses an E Ink screen instead of LCD. Other products are using E Ink screens as secondary displays for smartphones. […]

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Barnes and Noble is Breaking up With Nook

Barnes and Noble announced today that they are splitting up with Nook. The divorce could get messy, but they still plan to work together after the separation…for the kids. The analogy may sound a bit weird but that’s pretty much exactly what’s happening. B&N plans to separate their Barnes & Noble Retail business and Nook […]

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Onyx Midia InkPhone

Onyx Releases E Ink Smartphone, the Midia InkPhone

Onyx is set to release a new E Ink phone next week called the Midia InkPhone. It’s the first phone to use an E Ink display as the main screen. There are other products such as the Yotaphone and smartphone covers that feature an E Ink screen as a secondary display to the main LCD […]

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