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Promotional Deals Available on Onyx eReaders at Amazon

 

Onyx has some promotional deals going on right now at Amazon when purchasing the Onyx Boox Note, the Max2 or the Note S. They aren’t on sale like the Sony DPT-RP1, which is currently $100 off the regular price, but they all come with some free stuff—but only if you’re paying close attention to the […]

9.7″ Onyx Boox Note S Review and Video Walkthrough

 

Review Date: August 2018 – Review unit purchased from Amazon Overview The 9.7-inch Onyx Boox Note S is a less expensive, trimmed down version of the 10.3-inch Onyx Boox Note that I reviewed a couple months ago. Basically the Note S has half the storage space and RAM, and a lower resolution glass-based screen with […]

Free Tor eBook: Acheron by Sherrilyn Kenyon

 

Tor is giving away another free ebook as part of their monthly ebook club. This month’s freebie is a popular fantasy title. It has a 4.7 star rating at Amazon, where the Kindle edition currently sells for $8.99, and it has a 4.6 star rating at Goodreads. The free ebook is Acheron by Sherrilyn Kenyon. […]

It’s Crazy How Slow Kindles Evolve and Get Upgraded

 

Back in 2010 you could buy a Kindle 3 from Amazon, also known as the Kindle Keyboard, with 4GB of storage space and a new upgraded E Ink Pearl display with a resolution of 800 x 600. Fast forward to 2018 and you can buy an entry-level Kindle with 4GB of storage space and an […]

13.3″ Sony DPT-RP1 Digital Paper Device on Sale for $599 ($100 off)

 

The Sony DPT-RP1 is currently on sale from Sony’s authorized retailers, including Amazon, B&H, and Adorama. The RP1 is Sony’s 13.3-inch model, and the sale puts it at the same price as the new 10.3-inch model, the Sony DPT-CP1, that was released in June. There’s really no reason to get the smaller version when they’re […]

How to Make a Literary Clock from an Old Kindle (Video)

 

If you have an old Kindle laying around gathering dust, there are several different things you can do with it. You can use it as a coaster for drinks, or as a serving platter for lizards, or you can turn it into a clock that displays literary quotes with the time of day embedded in […]

10.3″ InkBook Infinity eReader and Notepad Coming Soon

 

There’s another new ereader and digital notepad with a 10.3-inch E Ink screen coming to the market soon called the InkBook Infinity. This is the third new InkBook revealed in the past couple of months to go along with the 6-inch InkBook Lumos and 7.8-inch InkBook Explore. The InkBook Infinity is expected to be available […]

How to Send Web Articles to Kindles and Kindle Apps

 

There’s an easy way to send news articles, blog posts, reference guides, help articles, recipes, and other web pages you find online to Kindles and Kindle apps. All you have to do is install a Send to Kindle browser extension and then you can easily send web pages to your Kindle with the click of […]

New 6″ InkBook Lumos has Frontlight with Adjustable Color

 

In addition to the 7.8-inch InkBook Explore that recently went up for pre-order, InkBook has also released a new 6-inch entry-level ebook reader called the InkBook Lumos. Basically it looks like they took the InkBook Classic 2 and added a frontlight with adjustable color temperature. Otherwise the specs and design appear the same, except the […]

Are Flush Glass Screens on eBook Readers Overrated?

 

Ever since I got the new Onyx Boox Note S, it has me questioning the whole concept of flush glass screens on ebook readers. I’m not sure the negatives outweigh the positives. In fact I’m now convinced that flush glass screens are actually worse than the alternatives. The main thing to consider is the simple […]

10 Free Kindle Books and $129 Kindle Voyage Deal

 

Here’s a roundup of 10 free Kindle ebooks to help get the week off to a good start. Amazon also has certified refurbished Kindle Voyages on sale again. The Wi-Fi only model is $129 and the model with 3G wireless is $149. Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of […]

Share eBooks Using Google Play Family Library

 

If you get your ebooks and audiobooks from the Google Play Store, you may not know that you can share them with up to 5 family members using Google’s Family Library. Once you setup a Family Library, you can easily share purchased ebooks and audiobooks with selected family members, as well as apps, games, movies […]

Will Kobo Release a 2nd Generation Kobo Aura One?

 

The Kobo Aura One was released two years ago next month, and Kobo tends to release updated models just about every 2-3 years. Could they possibly have a 2nd gen model in the works? They’ve already released a replacement for the Kobo Aura 2 that was released at the same time as the Aura One. […]

Kindles on Sale at Best Buy with Prime Day Prices

 

There’s a big 2-day sale going on at Best Buy right now with some good deals on a bunch of Amazon’s devices. In fact the deals are pretty much the exact same sales that Amazon was offering during Prime Day, and these don’t require having a Prime membership. Here’s the link to the promo page […]

Get Over 400 Free eBooks from Simon & Schuster

 

I saw this mentioned over at MobileRead and it’s a good tip for folks that want to go free ebook hunting. Right now (and who knows for how long) Simon & Schuster has over 400 ebooks available for free at Amazon, Kobo, and probably other ebook stores too. The hard part is digging through the […]