Boox’s latest e-readers combine quiet, compact styles with big customization

Boox has a confusingly wide array of devices to choose from, but the latest make a good case for themselves as powerful, compact alternatives to Kindle and Kobo. The delightfully small Poke 5, even sm

Review: Kobo’s Sage and Libra 2 e-readers improve displays but compromise on design

The latest pair of e-readers from Kobo provide a modest but noticeable upgrade to the display, stylus support and Bluetooth for listening to audiobooks but take a step down in build quality from the a

Kobo Elipsa review: A sized-up e-reading companion with clever note taking

Kobo’s Elipsa is the latest in the Amazon rival’s e-reading line, and it’s a big one. The 10.3-inch e-paper display brings it up to iPad dimensions and puts it in direct competition

The Boox Poke 3 is my new favorite e-reader

There are plenty of e-readers to choose from out there, but never enough for me. I’m always questing for the one that will make me forget that there are others available, and in the Onyx Boox Po

The reMarkable 2 improves on the original in every way, but remains firmly in its niche

I’d been asking for something like the reMarkable for a long time before it showed up out of the blue a few years ago. The device was a real treat, but had a few problems and an eye-popping pric

Kobo brings the Forma form factor to a cheaper model

I’ve long had a soft spot for Kobo for a few reasons. First is the simple fact that the company (now part of Rakuten) was one of the last few competing with Amazon in the e-reader market. Second is

Amazon’s entry-level 2019 Kindle is let down by a sub-par display

Amazon's Kindle is of course the brand most think of when they consider buying an e-reader, but competition does exist and the truth is it makes the company's newest entry-level device look like a poo

Kobo’s Forma e-reader takes on Kindle Oasis with an asymmetric design and premium price

Kobo's latest e-reader is a complete about-face from its anonymous, cheap, and highly practical Clara HD; the Forma is big, expensive, and features a bold — not to say original — design. It's clea

E-books are more than just digital facsimiles, and publishers need to realize that, pronto

The Kindle is great for linear fiction, but my biggest frustration is trying to consume content that isn't meant to be enjoyed from first to last page. Travel books are terrible for that, for example:

IDC Raises Tablet Forecast For 2012 And Onward: 122.3M By Year-End, 172.4M By 2013; Android Gains, eReaders Lose

Analysts at IDC have today <a target="_blank" href="">upped</a> their tablet forecast for 2012 and onwa

Big Win For Amazon, B&N In Europe: Apple, Four Big Publishers Terminate Their Agency Deal

Some development in the e-book price war being played out in Europe -- and an indirect victory for Amazon and any other retailer not called Apple in the process: the European Commission has <a target=

Tesco Buys E-bookseller Mobcast For $7.2 million As It Squares Up To Amazon And B&N In The UK

Another development in the UK market for e-readers, tablets and e-books as <a href="

New Ebook Player? UK Supermarket Giant Sainsbury’s Buys HMV’s 64% Stake In Anobii For £1

A sudden, but perhaps unsurprising, bit of e-book M&A today in the UK: the music and entertainment company <a target="_blank" href="

No Tablet News From Nokia, But It’s Launching A Reading App Powered By OverDrive

There are still some <a href="">big question marks</a> over what <a href="">Nokia</a> plans to do in tablets --

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Nook Tablet And Kindle Fire Accessories That Are Must-Have

These new e-reader-tablet hybrids are shaping up to be the hottest gifts of this year. Amazon's Kindle Fire is <a href="">flying off both virt

Hands-On With The New Nook: Watch Out, Amazon

<img src="" class="center">I have egg on my face, hands, and in my hair. Last year I called a premature end to the <a HREF="http://www.

CrunchDeals: Sharper Image Literati Wireless Reader

Calling all first adopters and/or risk takers. Woot has a fun deal for you crazy folk this morning. For only $50 you can score a color ereader with WiFi! That’s less than John Biggs spends filli

Geek Squad Will Have You Shell Out $29 To "Setup" Your Ereader

<img src="">Oh, <a href="">Best Buy</a>. When will you stop pimping

Is Samsung pulling out of the US ebook market before it enters?

<img src="">Samsung predicable announced an ebook reader at CES 2010 just like nearly every other company there. The E60, <a href="ht

Study: Internet radio reaching 32% of households, e-readers are hot

L.E.K.’s Media Consumption Survey polled over 2,000 consumers, asking them about their general media “diet,” from ereaders to online video. The results? Ereaders are big, older folks
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