Roundup: Popslate’s E-ink iPhone Case Ships 2 Years Late, Lacks Many Promised Features

Popslate’s novel smartphone case adds a 4″ secondary E-ink screen to the rear of the iPhone 6. It packs in Bluetooth and a battery specced for 7 days of operation. After almost two and a half years of delays and a development cycle that outlived two different iPhone models, the case finally started shipping to reviewers in late… Read More »

Love Bad Book Covers? Here Are Five Blogs Where You Can Get Your Fill

Who’s up for some bad book covers? Yesterday The Guardian featured a blog called Kindle Cover Disasters. This site trolls the Kindle Store, looking for simply awesome examples of absolutely terrible cover design and then sharing them with a horrified  and frightened public. Some examples include: That is a great blog, and The Guardian’s article is a… Read More »

Roundup: French Publishers Threaten to Sue Ad-Blocking Company Over Ads You Weren’t Seeing Anyway

With an estimated 5% of the internet population using one, ad blockers are either a necessary security measure, a threat to the ledger book, or a symptom of a greater problem (it depends on who you ask). News broke over the weekend that French web publishers were making legal threats against Eyeo, a tech company that developed… Read More »