Category archives for: E-readers

Sony Announces A5 Digital Paper Tablet In Japan

Sony has been in the e reader game for a long time, but has never had the success that Amazon and Kobo has had. But Sony still thinks it has a place in low-power paper-like product game. Yes, Sony’s e-readers are focused on the Japanese market and do quite a bit more than a typical, […]

Amazon Puts Fire Tablets and Echos On Sale

Amazon is now discounting several of its Echo and Fire devices. The Amazon Echo is available for $99.99, $80 off its normal price, while the Echo Dot is on sale for $44.99. There are some nice deals to be had on Amazon’s Android-powered Fire tablets, too. The Fire 7 Tablet starts at just $39.99, while the Fire HD 8 […]

Amazon Gives the Fire HD 8 Tablet a Spec Boost and Price Drop

Amazon on Thursday introduced a new version of the 8-inch tablet, which offers longer battery life, two times the on-device storage, and 50 percent more RAM for faster performance than its predecessor, last year’s Fire HD 8. The new model has a 4,750mAh battery, which Amazon says offers up to 12 hours of mixed use battery […]

Sony Ending PlayStation Mobile for Android – Plus Exiting the E-Reader Market

Sony today said it won’t support PlayStation Mobile for Android moving forward. PlayStation Mobile gave select Sony Android handsets access to old PSOne titles in addition to those developed specifically for PS Mobile. According to Sony, PlayStation Certified devices running Android 4.4.2 and below will continue to be able to access the service. Devices running […]

Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited e-book Subscription Service

Amazon has launched its subscription e-book service. Named Kindle Unlimited, the service operates as a form of “Netflix for e-books,” providing all-you-can-eat access to over 600,000 Kindle books and thousands of Audible audiobooks via Kindle devices or the Kindle apps on smartphones and tablets for $9.99 per month. Just as leaked, it appears that the […]

Amazon Slips Out New Paperwhite Specs

Amazon appears to have accidentally listed its next-generation Paperwhite Kindle reader ahead of its formal announcement. A product page, which was spotted by Engadget and subsequently removed, notes that the device integrates a new display with higher contrast and improved reflectivity, along with a new lighting system to enhance readability in low-light environments. The reader […]

Kobo Announces Three New Tablets and One e-Reader

E-reader vendor Kobo has announced its new lineup of eReading devices, featuring the new Kobo Aura six-inch E Ink eReader, the Google-certified Kobo Arc 10HD and two Kobo Arc 7 tablets. Designed specifically for readers, the new lineup is built on Kobo’s unique user experience “Reading Life” enabling the collection, curation and discovery of content. […]

Get $20 Off the Kindle Paperwhite with Our Coupon Code

E-reader giant Amazon is holding a special promotion for its Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, making versions of the device available for $99 with a special promotional code. The Kindle Paperwhitecan be purchased for $20 off by entering the coupon code “KINDLEPW” during the ordering process. The deal applies to any version of the Kindle Paperwhite, and it […]

Kobo Announces the Limited Edition Aura HD e-ink Reader

E-book vendor Kobo today announced its limited-edition Kobo Aura HD e-ink e-book reader. The 6.8-inch Pearl touchscreen runs at an e-ink industry-high of 265 DPI. The device’s 1GHz Freescale i.MX507 processor makes the new device the fastest e-reader on the market, according to the company. The Kobo Aura HD has 4GB of storage to store […]

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Will Soon Support In-App Purchases

Book retailer Barnes & Noble will be allowing Nook HD and Nook HD+ users to make in-app purchases in the future, according to a company announcement. Working with mobile payment provider Fortumo, developers of apps available through the Nook store will have the option of adding the one-click checkout payments system to their products. Developers […]

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