E Ink Releases Mobius, a Large-Format Flexible Display

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

A few days ago, Sony announced they they were launching a large format reader aimed at the educational market. E Ink is making the screen, which has been touted as flexible and durable. Here’s the relevant section of the press release: E Ink Mobius will be the first flexible display [...]

Morning Links: New E-Paper Technology, New Bookstats Report

By Joanna Cabot
May 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Real Costs of Publishing a Book (Media Shift) At every writers conference or self-publishing panel the question that almost always inevitably comes up is: “How much will self-publishing really cost me?” — New Bookstats Report Shows Spectacular Growth of eBook Market Since 2008 (The [...]

The Inventor of E Ink Technology Nominated for European Inventor Award

By Dan Eldridge
April 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

I won’t pretend to be familiar with the European Inventor Award myself, but according to the European Patent Office, “it pays tribute to the men and women whose quest for new ideas drives technological progress and economic growth, shapes society and improves our daily lives.” [...]

Morning Links: Are the French preparing an e-book revolution?

By Dan Eldridge
April 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

E Ink Remains Committed to E-Readers Despite CEO Change (Good E-Reader) The deal Goodreads should’ve struck (hint: it wasn’t with Amazon) (Paid Content) Are the French preparing an e-book revolution? (Media Shift) The e-book continues to slowly but surely gain ground in France (Rude [...]

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed

By Joanna Cabot
January 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

E Ink Now Being Sued for Patent Infringement (The Digital Reader) Kindle Fire Nabs 33% of Android Market Share (The Digital Reader) Spending on Digital Content Tablet on Tablets Soars, New Research Says (Digital Book World) How Digital Comics Change the Way Comics are Drawn and Imagined (Gizmodo) [...]

Is Amazon’s Acquisition of Ivona good or bad for disabled e-library users?

By David Rothman
January 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, guess which Seattle-based  megaconglomerate has just bought Ivona Software (Web site here, Wikipedia entry here)—perhaps the world’s best provider of text to speech to use with e-books and other texts? That’s right, Amazon. It’s already using an Ivona voice in the Kindle Fire, [...]

E Ink Pebble Watch Ships Today!

By Matthew Marchesano
January 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

If you follow TeleRead regularly, you may know that aside from recently developed something of an obsession for the new smart watch trend, we’re always fascinated by nearly any product that incorporates the technology of the E Ink Corporation into its design. Well … remember [...]

HELP! My E-Reader Keeps Freezing! (How to reset your Kindle, Nook or Kobo)

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 20, 2013 // 6 Comments

Always remember that e-readers are like small computers. Sometimes they just hiccup and stop working correctly. Freezing, acting sluggish or pages turning slower than normal are common complaints. Relax. It’s perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. No need to call customer service just [...]

At CES, an E Ink Watch Raises $200,000 in Two Days

By Dan Eldridge
January 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

Most of you met the newest addition to the TeleRead team, the reporter and author Juli Monroe, when we published her introductory post a couple days back. (If you missed it, click here to give it a look.) But last weekend, we republished an article of Juli’s about E Ink readers that was [...]

The NY Times creates the first-ever Kindle Paperwhite infographic

By Dan Eldridge
December 31, 2012 // 1 Comment

Did anyone else notice the fantastic Kindle Paperwhite infographic that ran in the New York Times‘ Business section on December 26? It appears to have been a dual effort on the part of tech reporter Brian X. Chen and graphics editor Frank O’Connell; the latter put together an equally [...]

Popular Mechanics Predicts the Future of Digital Reading

By Dan Eldridge
December 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Over on the Popular Mechanics website, a fantastic roundup article appeared a few weeks back featuring 110 Predictions  For the Next 110 Years, organized by decade. This being Popular Mechanics, the majority of the entries are, of course, science- and tech-based. There are some interesting [...]

E-reading still quite feasible without steady power supply, Paul Biba reports

By Chris Meadows
November 13, 2012 // 4 Comments

One of the most common complaints about e-books is that you can’t do as much with them when the power goes out. Well, our former editor Paul Biba has been caught without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and has found that, within limits, e-reading can work just fine without a steady [...]

New low-refresh screen may remove eyestrain from LCD

By Chris Meadows
November 7, 2012 // 4 Comments

The LCD vs e-ink eyestrain debates have been going on for some time, but one factor in the difference is the refresh rate. E-ink sits still like paper once it’s set. It doesn’t refresh until you turn the page. LCD, on the other hand, refreshes dozens of times per second, whether it’s on a TV, [...]

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