WhiteMagic Tablet Display

Outdoor Readable “WhiteMagic” Displays Coming to Tablets

Japan Display has announced that they have developed new high resolution 7-inch WhiteMagic tablet displays that are designed to provide better readability outdoors in bright light and use less power than traditional LCD-style displays. WhiteMagic displays first debuted in 2012 on Sony’s Xperia P smartphone, which uses a 4-inch screen. Japan Display also started mass-producing […]

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iBooks

Apple’s iOS 8 Adds iBooks Sharing

Yesterday Apple announced the upcoming release of iOS 8, Apple’s latest operating system for mobile devices including the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The updated software adds a host of new features. Among them are a couple of changes to iBooks, Apple’s proprietary ebook app. First, the iBooks app will now come preinstalled as part […]

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Onyx Boox T68

Video Review of Onyx Boox T68 (Italian)

Last month the Onyx Boox T68 ebook reader turned up in a brief hands-on video from the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. The video didn’t show much other than the specs for the device. Another video was posted a couple of weeks ago by an Italian ebook reader blog that shows more of the user interface […]

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Kindle DX

Amazon Still Selling Kindle DX International Version for $199

Okay, so this is kind of odd. Amazon recently stopped selling the Kindle DX (for the second time) and since then the device has only been available used, and at majorly inflated prices. But if you know just where to look you can still find the Kindle DX for sale new on Amazon for the […]

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PocketBook Aqua

Video Review of PocketBook Aqua (Ukrainian)

Last week PocketBook announced their first waterproof and dustproof ebook reader, the PocketBook Aqua. It’s going to be released in Russia in a few weeks for the equivalent of about $200. The first video review for the Aqua has already turned up on YouTube. The review is in Ukrainian but it gives a closer look […]

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PocketBook Ultra Side

Video Showing PocketBook Ultra in Action

The PocketBook Ultra is one of the new ebook readers that PocketBook unveiled last week, and it just turned up for a first look in a YouTube video review, which is a little surprising seeing as how it’s not supposed to be released in Russia until the end of June. The PocketBook Ultra is a […]

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wowio ebooks

Wowio to Launch Free Ad-Supported eBooks with 350,000 titles from IngramBooks

Yesterday Wowio issued a press release revealing their plans to move forward with the concept of offering ebooks for free, but with ads injected into them. They have partnered with IngramBooks to provide over 350,000 ebooks. Wowio just launched a new ebook app for Android, and they have apps for the iPad and iPhone, as […]

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kindle-fire-HDX-family

Deal Alert: 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD for $149

The Kindle Fire HD may be a little outdated, having been replaced by the newer HDX tablets last fall, but when it comes to getting a good deal this current offer is pretty hard to pass up. Amazon local deals is giving out vouchers for $50 off a certified refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ tablet. […]

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librify

Target and Librify Partner to Offer eBooks

Target is the second largest retailer in the US behind Walmart, and they are planning on getting into ebooks. There’s an article over at USA Today that says Target has partnered with Librify, an ebook subscription/social network startup. Target’s plan is to basically create an online book club type of service. That’s what Librify specializes […]

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Onyx Boox T76SML Nefertiti

Onyx Boox T76SML Nefertiti Has 6.8″ E Ink Screen and Android 4.0

A new ebook reader from Onyx is now available on the Russian market, the Onyx Boox T76SML Nefertiti. The name may be a bit confusing (what does 76 have to do with anything) but the device has some interesting specs, no doubt. The T76SML Nefertiti appears to be a trimmed-down version of the newly-revealed Onyx […]

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