e-Reading Hardware

BEA 2010: Onyx

26 May, 2010 // 3 Comments

Did you know that Onyx has a distributor in Finland? They're called Elisa, and they're selling the 3G model. Sorry, but I don't have more detail (Google Translate is broken). In other news, the large [Read More ...]

BEA 2010: Kobo

26 May, 2010 // 1 Comment

There's not much in the way of real news to report here, but I was told that the new Kobo apps were coming "real soon now". Also, Kobo isn't planning on a second ereader. Right now they're focusing [Read More ...]

Augen “The Book” Kindle clone

20 May, 2010 // 41 Comments

This is the first time I've ever seen a Kindle clone with an LCD screen. This ereader isn't quite on the market yet, and there are very few details available. But I do have some I can share. It has a [Read More ...]

The Rise and Fall of E-ink

12 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

Finance Asia has an interesting story on how PVI got the money to buy E-ink Corporation. From the article: If you've embraced e-books, chances are your carry-on luggage is a kilo or two lighter and [Read More ...]

Dymocks secretly sells seven e-readers

11 May, 2010 // 2 Comments

You might recall that last week Dymocks announced they were adding support for Epub and DNL formats.  One comment I made was that I was surprised (at this late date) Dymocks was still selling the [Read More ...]

Blast from the Past: Sony Data Discman

7 May, 2010 // 5 Comments

I just sold an ereader from my collection today. If you know me from MobileRead, then you also know that I have a rather large collection of ereaders. As part of my collection, I have 5 of the Sony [Read More ...]

Digma e500 e-reader

4 May, 2010 // 2 Comments

I just found a new ereader from Russia. The Digma e500 is a minimalist design with a 5" E-ink screen. As you can see it just has the 4 buttons and the D-pad. Format support includes: FB2, TXT, PDF, [Read More ...]

RIP MS Courier 2009-2010

29 April, 2010 // 1 Comment

Gizmodo is reporting that Microsoft has killed the Courier. Here is what Microsoft had to say: At any given time, we're looking at new ideas, investigating, testing, incubating them. It's in our DNA [Read More ...]

QUMO Colibri

28 April, 2010 // 1 Comment

This is a new 5" E-ink device that's been announced for the Russian market, and it's Qumo's second ereader. There's no word yet on price, but it's supposed to be available in June 2010. Here are the [Read More ...]
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