Boyue Shine

New Boyue Shine Android eReader Coming Soon

Yesterday when I posted about the new inkBook Onyx ereader that Arta Tech has just released, I initially thought it was made by Onyx since it has Onyx in the name and is being sold by Onyx’s authorized retailer, but the device is in fact made by Boyue. The inkBook looks like the Boyue T61 […]

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Onyx inkBook

New inkBook eReader Released with Carta Screen and Android 4.2

Today Arta Tech announced the released of a new ebook reader available on Onyx-Boox.com called the inkBook. It’s available to order for 124 euros. The inkBook is a 6-inch ebook reader with an E Ink Carta display, a capacitive touchscreen with multitouch support, a frontlight, it has physical buttons on each side of the screen, […]

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A Cast of Stones

10 Free Kindle Books and Kindle Deals – June 14th

It’s already the middle of June, so what better time for another roundup of 10 free Kindle ebooks. Amazon is also running a number of sales on Kindle books and Fire tablets—all are listed below. The 10 free Kindle ebooks are free as of June 14th, 2015. Please note that most of these titles are […]

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Kindle Unlimted Rant

I’m Sick of Amazon Using Free Kindle Unlimited eBooks Deceptively

I don’t know about you folks but I’m sick and tired of seeing Kindle Unlimited advertised all over the place whenever I’m shopping for Kindle ebooks. The number one thing that irritates me about the whole thing is how Amazon deceptively highlights the $0.00 price for Kindle ebooks that are available as part of their […]

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Kobo Glo HD

Kobo Glo HD Memory Upgrade How to Tutorial (Video)

The Kobo Glo HD has a number of good things going for it with the high resolution 300 ppi E Ink screen and the evenly distributed frontlight, but one thing it doesn’t have is a memory card slot, which is a problem for people with large ebook libraries. Luckily there’s a fix. Like other Kobo […]

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Text-to-Speech

List of Android Apps with Text-to-Speech Support

A few days ago I posted about the various Kindle devices and apps that support text-to-speech. That got me thinking it would be a good idea to put together a list of Android ereading apps that also support text-to-speech (TTS for short). Having ebooks read aloud is a handy feature to have sometimes, especially now […]

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Onyx Boox Booth

First Look at New 9.7-inch Onyx Boox N96 eReader

It looks like Onyx is getting set to release a new ebook reader or two, and maybe a new E Ink phone, soon. The folks at Onyx posted some pictures of the Onyx International booth at the Taipei Electronics Show for 2015. It looks like they have a number of different devices on display, and […]

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Kobo Glo HD

Firmware Update 3.16 Released for Kobo Glo HD and Kobo Touch

Kobo has started rolling out a new software update, version 3.16.0. Unlike most updates, this one is only being issued to a couple of models, the new Glo HD and the old Kobo Touch. Like usual, the update adds a couple of new features and fixes a few bugs (and hopefully doesn’t add new ones). […]

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kindle-fire-HDX-family

List of Kindle Devices and Apps with Text-to-Speech

Text-to-speech is one of the features that sets Kindle books apart from the likes of Kobo and Nook. But not all Kindle devices and apps support text-to-speech. In fact most don’t support TTS. Text-to-speech used to be a pretty big feature for Kindles, but Amazon doesn’t seem to be interested in evolving it much further […]

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kindle-lending

Kindle Unlimited, Prime eBooks and Kindle Library Books Explained

There are a number of different ways to read Kindle ebooks without having to pay for each specific title. Amazon offers free ebook lending to Prime members, along with a monthly subscription service called Kindle Unlimited, and thousands of public libraries in the US lend Kindle books for free. These are good options for people […]

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