Pixelar has two new ebook readers available for pre-order, called MReaders. There’s a 6-inch version and a 9-inch model. Both come with WiFi and have SiPix touchscreens. SiPix is an alternative to the more widely used E Ink screens. Both utilize the same type of electrophoretic technology, but use different methods to achieve the end […]
Later this fall Best Buy will start selling the Amazon Kindle alongside the Nook, Sony Readers, and other ebook readers. Best Buy plans to add new end-caps that display all the major ereaders side-by-side so that consumers can easily compare them. “There’s no question that e-readers have found their rightful place in today’s digital lifestyle,” […]
The Onyx Boox X60 is another ereader to make an appearance at this year’s IFA. Like the previous Onyx Boox 60 model, this one features a Wacom touchscreen and has WiFi bulit in. There’s also a white model with silver buttons that looks more traditional than the one pictured to the left, and a non-touchscreen […]
This morning Kobo released a desktop ebook reader application for PC and Mac computers. Basically, the app allows users to read and download ebooks from Kobo’s 2.2 million titles. Kobo also has dedicated reading applications for the iPad, iPhone, Android, Palm Pre, and BlackBerry. I downloaded the app and tried it out. You can download […]
Barnes and Noble issued a press release today announcing the September line-up for the “More in Store” exclusive content for the Nook. Each week Nook owners can take their Nooks to any Barnes and Noble retail store, connect to B&N’s free WiFi, and download the free exclusive material. This only works on a Nook; not […]
Here’s a really good high-def, informative video from ARMdevices.net of the new Sony PRS-650 that’s expected to be released around the 16th of September. Make sure to visit the recently-updated Sony Readers page to find specs and other videos and photos of the new devices.
There’s a new iPhone and iPad app from eBooks.com called Ebook Reader. It’s available for free from the iTunes store. According to the Ebook Reader website, the app supports iPhone/iPad format, ePub for Adobe Digital Editions, and unencrypted ePub. Not sure what they mean by iPhone/iPad format; it certainly doesn’t support Apple’s proprietary ePub DRM. […]
A couple of weeks ago, pictures and specs of PocketBook’s 4 new ereaders and tablet were revealed. While we are still waiting on official pricing and availability, here are several videos that show the new PocketBook ereaders in action. PocketBook 903 The PocketBook 903 is a 9.7-inch ereader with a digitizer touchscreen (meaning a stylus […]