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Android eReader Roundup – List of 6-inch Android eBook Readers

As the calendar is about to roll over into 2017, let’s take a look at the current state of Android ebook readers. Some new devices have been released recently and others have been on the market for a few years now. A number of them are slightly updated versions of previous models. Some of the […]

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New InkBook Prime eReader Now Available for $139

The folks from Arta Tech released two new 6-inch ebook readers last month, the InkBook Prime and the InkBook Classic 2, and both are now available from Amazon. The InkBook Classic 2 became available a few weeks ago for $89, and now they’ve got the InkBook Prime available for $139 with free shipping. It’s not […]

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Icarus Illumina with Google Play and Carta Screen Released for $119

Back in October Icarus announced that they would be releasing a new 6-inch ebook reader with a flush glass screen and open Android 4.2. The device is called the Icarus Illumina, like all of their ereaders (sort of like how new Kindles are always called Kindle too so the different models get confusing after awhile). […]

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Boyue T63 JDRead

New Boyue T63 JDRead eReader has 300 ppi and Android 4.2

A new version of the Boyue T63 ebook reader has become available for pre-order from, a Chinese wholesale website that sells brands of ereaders that are hard to come by in the U.S. and other countries. This model is called the Boyue T63 JDRead. The pre-order price is currently listed at $145 USD, and […]

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Night Light Play Books

Night Light: Google Adds New Blue Light Filter to Play Books App

Last week Amazon started rolling out a software update for Fire tablets that adds a new Blue Shade feature that filters blue light, and now Google is jumping on the anti blue light bandwagon too. Yesterday Google announced the addition of a new feature for the Google Play Books app called Night Light, which gradually […]

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Fire Tablet Cyanogenmod 12

Install Cyanogenmod 12.1 ROM on $50 Fire Tablet (Video)

The developers at the XDA forums have put together a working Cyanogenmod 12.1 ROM for the 5th gen Fire Tablet (the $49 model). Basically the ROM replaces the existing custom operating system created by Amazon and replaces it with an open-source operating system based on Android 5.1 Lollipop that looks and operates a lot more […]

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MJS Tablet

MJS 7″ Android 5.1 Tablet for $35 at Best Buy

This past week Amazon had their entry-level Fire tablet on sale for $35, but they sold out and now the price went back up to the regular $50. That deal is gone, but Best Buy has a new very similar tablet on sale for $35. It’s the MJS 7-inch tablet. Like the 2015 Fire, the […]

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Kindle Android App Update

Kindle Android App Update Adds Bookerly Font and Word Runner

Amazon has started rolling out a new software update for their Kindle Android app. The new update version is 4.18.0. It’s a fairly significant update that adds some new features, including the addition of the Bookerly font and the Kindle’s new speed reading feature, Word Runner. Support for Amazon’s new KFX format that uses the […]

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