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Custom Screensavers on Lockscreens – Important Feature or Not?

One of the unique features with E Ink ebook readers is the fact that they can display an image on the screen while the device is turned off without consuming battery power. It’s surprising how under-utilized this feature is. But then again considering how many people keep their ereader in a cover all the time, […]

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Onyx eReaders Getting Handwritten Notes for ePub and Other Text Formats

Onyx recently uploaded a YouTube video showing a cool new feature that will be coming to Boox devices with the next 2.2.2 firmware update. Onyx is adding support for handwritten notes to most of the ebook formats that Boox devices support. Maybe there are some other obscure options, but this is the first I’ve heard […]

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Onyx Note2

10.3″ Boox Note2 with Android 9 and Octa-Core CPU Now Available on Amazon

Last week Onyx released their latest 10.3-inch ereader and digital notepad, the Boox Note2, and they started taking orders for it from their website. Now the Onyx Boox Note2 is also available to purchase from Onyx’s Amazon store. It’s selling for $549 plus $30 for shipping. Shipping is usually free so I’d wait a few […]

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The Open Book Project

The Open Book Project Aims to Develop Open Hardware eBook Reader

There’s an interesting article over on Hackaday about how someone is trying to develop an open source ebook reader that doesn’t lock users into a closed platform. As the The Open Book Project page at github describes it, “The Open Book aims to be a simple device that anyone with a soldering iron can build […]

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Boox Note2

Onyx Boox Note2 Now Available to Order; Note Pro on Sale for $100 off

If you’ve been considering getting a 10.3-inch ereader and digital notepad from Onyx, there’s no better time than now. Onyx has started taking orders for the new 10.3-inch Boox Note2 on their website, and the first 100 orders get a free accessory pack that includes a cover, a USB-C hub, a stylus tether, a wall […]

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The Best eReaders for Reading PDFs – Fall 2019

It’s been nearly two years since last posting a list of the best ebook readers for reading PDFs, so here’s an updated list for fall 2019. In some ways not much has changed in the past two years. Onyx and Sony remain two of the three best options. Boyue is a new entrant with the […]

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Likebook Ares Note

New 7.8″ Likebook Ares Note Available on Amazon, But the Price is Too High

Likebook has just released a new 7.8-inch Android-based ebook reader and Wacom-enabled digital notepad called the Likebook Ares Note to go along with the new 10.3-inch Likebook Alita that turned up on Amazon earlier in the month. The Likebook Ares Note is currently selling for $319 from Likebook’s Amazon store. It’s technically a pre-order as […]

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Closer Look at New 10.3″ Pocketbook Inkpad X (Video)

Earlier this month Pocketbook revealed a new soon-to-be-released ebook reader called the Pocketbook Inkpad X. It has a 10.3-inch E Ink screen, and unlike similar-sized models, the Inkpad X is an ereader only, not a digital notepad with a Wacom touchscreen, so its main focus is reading. The larger screen is advantageous for larger content […]

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