Tag Archives: eReaders

Got a New eReader or Tablet for Christmas?

Welcome to E Ink / E Read, a blog of news, reviews, and commentary on eReaders, tablets, and eReading in general. If you have arrived at my site by searching Google for information about the shiny new device you got … Continue reading

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Which eReader(s) Will Be Under Your Tree?

Humanity might have made it through the Mayan’s December 21st deadline, but today marks another doomsday of sorts for those who have been procrastinating their holiday shopping. Yesterday, Saturday, December 22nd, marked the last day that Amazon orders could be … Continue reading

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Tablets Erode Dedicated eReader Sales

Here is an interesting article I read today: “The Tablet is Killing the eBook Reader: Study says shipments to fall 36% this year” – GeekWire Worldwide shipments of dedicated ebook readers such as the E-Ink Amazon Kindle and Barnes & … Continue reading

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The $79 Nook: Sale

The Nook Simple Touch Reader, released in June 2011, was one of the first really good touchscreen E Ink devices on the market. Sony started selling touch eReaders way back in 2009, but models like the PRS-600 had a capacitive … Continue reading

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Which eReader or Tablet Should I Buy?

Which eReader or tablet should you buy? It’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, and you aren’t sure which device you should purchase. Even as industry pricing drops to an all time low, $199 for a tablet or $120 for an eReader … Continue reading

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BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE

For those of you who didn’t want to fight the crowds at 3:00 a.m. this morning—don’t worry—there are still a lot of Black Friday deals to be had online. Real Black Friday shopping is for a much more die-hard breed … Continue reading

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I’m not the only one confused by Kobo

Apparently I’m not the only one confused by the schizophrenic way in which Kobo has brought out their new eReaders. It’s good to know that I’m not just being unreasonable in my expectations. I’m sure that there are more dedicated … Continue reading

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Kobo Mini initial impressions

Over the past two years, tablets have cut deeply into dedicated eReader sales. E Ink eReaders used to come in a variety of shapes and sizes and were priced much higher than they are today. This allowed device makers to … Continue reading

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Amazon touts Kindle at School / Whispercast programs in video

Amazon.com is touting their Kindle at School education program in a video posted to their YouTube account today. These trial runs, which incorporate the Kindle into students’ homework and daily classroom activities, have taken place at schools like Clearwater High … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye DX

Well, don’t bother seeking out that $299 deal on the Kindle DX I posted about the other day. Shortly after the discount showed up on Amazon’s DX listing, all in-stock units sold out, and it looks like they aren’t going … Continue reading

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