Category Archives: video

Blast From the Past: Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard (Video)

4185575871_440c920148[1]In light of Apple launching a couple smartphones and announcing a couple smartwatches, I thought it appropriate to look back at one of Apple’s previous ground-breaking products.

In 2009 Apple debuted a Macbook which replaced the keyboard with an iPod-inspired scroll wheel. Sadly, the design did not catch on and only a single model was released.

Here’s a news report from 2009: Continue reading

Hands On with the Pocketbook 840 InkPad eBook Reader (video)

pocketbook 840 inkpad handsonIn what I swear is complete serendipity, a new unboxing and hands on video for the Pocketbook 840 InkPad just crossed my desk.

Pocketbook’s new 8″ ebook reader was announced in May and is scheduled to ship in Europe on 15 September, but it has already shipped to a few lucky customers in Russia. One of those new owners took 6 minutes and posted the following unboxing video. Continue reading

A Brief Hands On Video of the Kobo Aura H2O

sam_1522-600x400[1]Reviews of Kobo’s new  waterproof ebook reader are still few and far between, so when this next video came across my desk yesterday I knew that everyone would want to see it.

I’m still working on my review of Kobo’s new waterproof ebook reader, but yesterday Laptop Magazine posted a short hands on video. Continue reading

Ikea Pokes Fun at Apple in Latest “Advert” for Their Catalog

For a multi-national multi-billion dollar retailer, Ikea has a penchance for adverts which take things not at all seriously, and in this latest video the retailer pokes fun at Apple.

Ikea just posted a new video, shot in the classic Apple style, which touts its paper catalog. And yes, it is absurdly funny as it sounds.

At only 8mm thin, and weighing in at less than 400g, the 2015 IKEA Catalogue comes pre-installed with thousands of home furnishing ideas.
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B&N Builds Buzz for New Galaxy Tab Nook with Promo Video

Galaxy-Tab-4-NOOK_25[1]It looks like Barnes & Noble is taking a leaf from Amazon’s playbook.

Early this morning the retailer sent out an email to their customers, but rather than pitch ebook deals the email touts a new promo video for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. B&N is widely expected to launch the new tablet next Wednesday, and for once they decided to start promoting the new hardware before it officially launches. Continue reading

Netronix Shows Off a 6.8″ eReader Prototype With Wacom, Android 4.1 (video)

The ereader design house Netronix has just revealed two of their latest prototypes, and you’re in for a treat. Charbax caught up with Netronix at a recent trade show and he caught a new 6.8″ prototype on video as well as a concept design that is based on the 13.3″ Fina E-ink screen. Continue reading

New Kindle Helps Readers Show Off By Shouting Title Of Book Loudly And Repeatedly (video)

eBooks are great: they’re convenient, fast, and enable you to carry an entire library around in your pocket. But there’s at least one way that paper books can do which ebooks can’t and that is tell everyone around you what you’re reading. Thanks to the Onion, that’s no longer an issue. Continue reading

Hip Video Explains All-Digital Library in Bexar County, Texas

BiblioTechPromo2[1]–Read an e-book at home or in the library, or a digital comic or graphic novel.

–Maybe even read E to your visiting  child if you’re a jailed mother.

–Use two-way Google Hangouts video to enjoy a virtual book club without leaving your house. Or go to the same event in person and see yourself later on YouTube. Continue reading