Acer just announced their new LumiRead ereader, a device that seems a couple of years late to the party (maybe it didn’t get invited; after all, it is quite awkward in appearance). It has a 6-inch E Ink screen and a mini-keyboard like the Kindle 2. Other features include Wi-Fi and 3G options, Adobe DRM […]
Yesterday, Sony issued a press release regarding their plans to make their line of Sony ebook readers more widely available in Europe and Asia, including Japan, China, and Australia. Here’s the key information from the press release: In each country Sony intends to leverage its relationships with local retailers, publishers and distributors to introduce the […]
Yesterday Barnes and Noble finally released their eReader app for the Apple iPad. Here’s a page reviewing all its features, along with plenty of screenshots: B&N’s eReader iPad App.
The LCD-based Aluratek ereader is selling for $99 from Sears.com in both black and white. It’s the lowest price so far that I’ve seen. The Libre usually hovers between $120 and $150. Unlike some similar units, the Libre works with Adobe Digital Editions for DRM-encrypted EPUB and PDF ebooks, which are the most widely used […]
Liquavista is a new type of display technology that aims to rival LCD and E Ink displays by the end of this year. The technology requires very little power and is expected to be 25 – 30% cheaper than existing ereader displays. Liquavista issued two press releases today. The first is about their new 8.5″ […]
Pandigital, known for their digital photo frames and printers, announced their newest creation, the Pandigital Novel, a 7-inch multipurpose ereader with an LCD touchscreen, Wi-Fi, and an Android operating system. The device will go on sale in June for $199 from major retailers like Sears, Staples, K-Mart, BJ’s and others. The biggest story about the […]
Some Kindle news to report, Amazon has partnered with Asus to bring the Kindle for PC application pre-installed on the following models of netbooks and notebooks, with more coming soon, of course. Asus Eee PC: 1005PE-MU27- BK, 1005PE-MU27-BU, 1005PE-MU27-WT, 1005PE-MU27-PI. Asus UL Series: UL30A-X5K, UL30VT-X1K. Asus is one of the major brands for laptops. Having […]
Australia Kobo announced on their blog this week that Borders Australia will sell the Kobo eReader and launch an ebook store powered by Kobo that will include ebooks from Australian authors and publishers, among the 2 million titles Kobo boasts as their selection. The blog speaks in the future tense but it appears that the […]