Tag Archive: eReader


The best Amazon Kindle e-reader

An e-reader is a perfect way to read books on the go. Amazon has dominated this space over the last decade, and its latest products offer exciting new features at affordable price points.

Much like Xerox and Velcro, the Kindle brand name is now synonymous with e-readers. Amazon not only dominated hardware sales over the last decade, but it also managed to build the most comprehensive e-book catalog in the world. The new Kindle Paperwhite is a  [Read More…]

The newly-announced Forma is Kobo’s thinnest, most durable e-reader yet

Take your books anywhere… even underwater.

Kobo’s Forma e-reader has arrived. The ergonomically-designed device was created with long-term readers in mind as it offers a form which is lightweight and comfortable enough to hold in either portrait or landscape mode for hours on end.

The Forma was designed with Mobius display technology which incorporates a flexible plastic layer into the screen, keeping the device not just lightweight but extremely durable as well. Its 8-inch HD Carta E  [Read More…]

Amazon Kindle Oasis review: The best e-reader you can buy

The Kindle Oasis ups the ante for e-readers.

There are plenty of options available if you’re interested in reading e-books. You can pick up an Android tablet for under $ 100, load up the Kindle app, and get started right away. A tablet is a great option for most users as it offers more versatility — you can browse the web, watch YouTube videos, or just play games in addition to reading books.

Or you can pick  [Read More…]

Kyobo introduces color e-reader using Qualcomm’s mirasol display in Korea

Kyobo

Fora while now Qualcomm has been working on its mirasol display technology and despite rumors of a delay, they’ve now announced in partnership with Kyobo in South Korea to bring to market the world’s first e-reader using the technology.

Featuring a 5.7” XGA format (1024 x 768 pixels) mirasol display with 223 ppi, the Kyobo e-reader will be powered by a Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon S2 class processor using Android 2.3 with a custom  [Read More…]

A little hacking reveals Android on Sony e-Reader

Android Central

An e-ink Sony PRS-T1 Reader might not be an all-singing, all-dancing tablet-come-e-Reader like the Kindle Fire or the Nook Color. But, as the folks at The Digital Reader have found out, it does run Android, and with a little hacking, you can bring this out front and center.

Apparently the hack is pretty straightforward, and pretty foolproof. By gaining root access, a whole new use case for the device opens up. There  [Read More…]