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New 6-inch Icarus Illumina (E654BK) Released

It looks like Icarus is finally getting around to releasing a Boyue T63 clone. They are a little late to the party considering the fact that similar models have been selling for about one year now. The new model is called the Icarus Illumina, which is the same exact name as the previous three or […]

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Cybook Muse HD

Bookeen Releases Two New Cybook Muse eReaders

Bookeen, a small ebook reader company based in France, announced the release of two new 6-inch Cybook Muse ereaders yesterday. First up is the Cybook Muse Light. It’s basically the same as Bookeen’s entry-level model but with an added frontlight. Unfortunately it only has an 800 x 600 resolution screen, so contrast isn’t going to […]

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New Kindle

New Kindle Software Update 5.8.5 Now Rolling Out

Amazon has released a new software update for the current lineup of Kindles, including models back to the Kindle Paperwhite 2 (so 6th through 8th gen models). The new firmware version is 5.8.5 and it includes three main improvements. The first explains why page-turns are advertised as being 33% faster on the new 32GB Kindle […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 32GB

Amazon Releases 32GB Kindle Paperwhite for Manga in Japan (Video)

Amazon has released a new variation of the Kindle Paperwhite in Japan that comes with 32GB of internal storage space instead of the usual 4GB. The 8x increased storage capacity is intended to house manga and comics that are a lot larger in size than regular ebooks. Currently the 32GB Paperwhite is limited to residents […]

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southern-spirits

10 Free Kindle eBooks and Kindle Deals – October 17th

It’s time for another list of 10 free Kindle ebooks to start off the week. Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of October 17th, 2016. Most of these titles are free for a limited time only and will expire in a few days before going back to the regular […]

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chuwi-hi8

Chuwi Hi8 8 inch Windows 10, Android 4.4 Dual Boot Tablet for $89

Chuwi has about 47 different tablets on the market and one of their somewhat newer models, the Chuwi Hi8, is a strong competitor to the new Fire HD 8 that was released for 2016. The Chuwi Hi8 is an interesting tablet. For starters, it’s a dual boot tablet that has Windows 10 and Android 4.4 […]

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10 Free Audiobooks from Audible – October 15th

A few months ago I posted a roundup of 10 Free Audiobooks from Audible.com available through Amazon, shortly followed up by another 10 Free Audiobooks a few weeks later. Those titles are still available for free, so don’t forget to check those earlier posts for more freebies. For this post let’s do another set of […]

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LG GPad X II

New 10-inch LG GPad X II Tablet with Android 6.0 Released

LG recently released a new Android tablet with a high resolution 10.1-inch screen that runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow called the LG GPad X II. Not very many inexpensive 10-inch tablets have high-resolution 1920 x 1200 screens so it’s good to see LG offering another option. This model has LTE wireless built-in; it’s an unlocked version. […]

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