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New Kobo Aura H2O eReader Clears the FCC, Has Wifi and a 6.8″ Screen

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Meet the Aura HD

The drought of news about new US ebook readers ended today with the discovery that Kobo’s next ebook reader has made an appearance on the FCC website.

Kobo (or rather their hardware partner Netronix) has taken the sensible precaution of placing most of the useful info under an embargo, but there were a few nuggets of information scattered across the filings. Continue reading

Leaked Photos Show 5.5″ Screen from the iPhone 6, iWatch Still Nowhere to be Found

640_e0be72816f542de1ea8d2e63d851b45eNew photos showed up in Taiwan late Friday night which appear to show the screen panel and other parts for the larger iPhone 6 model.

Apple Daily hasn’t revealed where they got the photos, but they say that we’re looking at components for what they say is going to be called the iPhone 6L, Apple’s soon to be flagship phablet. Continue reading

Icarus Illumina HD eReader Now Available on Amazon.com – Android 4.2, 6″ E-ink Screen,

illumina_big[1]The latest and greatest 6″ ereader from the Dutch reseller Icarus is now listed on Amazon.com. Yesterday my competition reported that the Illumina HD, a 6″ ereader which launched last month, can now be had via Amazon.com for the princely sum of $184 (plus shipping). Continue reading

Onyx BOOX M96 Universe eReader/Tablet up for Pre-Order – Android 4.0, 9.7″ E-ink Screen, 250 Euros

front-s2If you have the funds for an iPad burning a hole in your pocket and want to get an ebook reader then I have a deal for you. Arta Tech has announced that they have the latest Onyx Boox up for pre-order today, and they will be shipping after the 21st of July. Retail is 251 Euros plus taxes and shipping.

The Onyx Boox M96 Universe is the latest ereader to sport a 9.7″ Pearl E-ink screen. It runs Android 4.0 Jelly Bean on a 1GHz CPU with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. And yes, it has Google Play, but I wouldn’t rush out and buy it just yet. Continue reading

Onyx Boox T76SML eReader Launches in Russia – 6.8″ Screen, Android 4.0, $261

Onyx has long been in the habit of launching their newest hardware in Russia first (and often times in Russia only) so it should probably come as no surprise that their first ebook reader with a 6.8″ screen first made an appearance there. Continue reading

New Look at the Onyx Boox T68 E-ink Android Tablet – 6.8″ Screen, Android 4.0

If youonyx boox t68 1 thought Kobo was the only one with a 6.8″ ebook reader then you’re in for a shock. Charbax caught up with Onyx a few weeks ago at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair and got us our second look at the Onyx Boox T68.

This device, which I first reported on last October, runs Android 4.0 on a 1GHz Freescale CPU. It’s been under development for nearly a year now, and according to one of my sources it is just about ready to enter mass production (this confirms what is said in the video). Continue reading

Tolino Vision eBook Reader Ships This Week – Lighter, Thinner, & with a Carta E-ink Screen

The frequently leaked TolinoRTEmagicC_tolino_vision_06_Kopie.jpg[1] Vision ereader officially launched today in Germany.

At 178 grams and 8mm thick, this device is both lighter and thinner than its predecessor, the Tolino Shine, and it is going to be only the second ebook reader to feature E-ink’s newest Carta screen tech. Continue reading