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Kobo Elipsa is a 10.3-inch e-reader to replace your paper notebook

Kobo Elipsa is a 10.3-inch e-reader to replace your paper notebook

Kobo has revealed its latest e-reader, though the Kobo Elipsa is just as much about taking notes as it is reading ebooks. Fronted with a 10.3-inch E Ink Carta 1200 e-paper display, the Elipsa is part-e-reader, part-tablet with a bundled stylus that can be used to annotate text, jot down ideas and sketches, and generally replace a paper notepad.

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Now your Amazon Kindle can set your current ebook cover as lockscreen art

Now your Amazon Kindle can set your current ebook cover as lockscreen art

If your big problem with ebooks is not remembering which book you're in the middle of - or not getting to leave the book out so that other people can be impressed you understand molecular biology or iambic pentameter - there's good Kindle news today. Amazon is tweaking how the lockscreen of its Kindle models work, replacing the usual screensaver on select versions with the cover of the current book-in-progress.

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Lenovo Barnes & Noble NOOK 10-inch HD tablet released with keen design

Lenovo Barnes & Noble NOOK 10-inch HD tablet released with keen design

This week the folks at Barnes & Noble and Lenovo revealed a collaboration that puts the name NOOK back in the spotlight. This is the new NOOK tablet, a tablet that continues the line of eBook-focused eReader devices with a machine that can also just... be a more fully functional tablet, too. This is the tablet you'll want to seek out if you're looking for media consumption, eBooks first, everything else second.

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E Ink’s new color e-paper gets bolder colors and bigger panels

E Ink’s new color e-paper gets bolder colors and bigger panels

E Ink has revealed its latest color e-paper, with Kaleido Plus promising brighter hues and improved readability for future ereaders. The new panels - which can display 4,096 colors, but consume a fraction of the power of a traditional LCD or OLED screen - also support larger sizes than E Ink's current color e-paper product.

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PocketBook InkPad Color 7.8-inch eReader is now available

PocketBook InkPad Color 7.8-inch eReader is now available

eBook readers like the Amazon Kindle, Kobo, and the Barnes & Noble Nook have been highly praised for their simplicity and benefits to the eyes because of their use of e-paper displays or EPDs. Those strengths, however, also come with their own weaknesses, like their inability to display color or do much else beyond reading ebooks. That's no longer true these days, though, with many eReaders adopting Android for more functionality. And then there's the new breed of EPDs that are showing off some colors, like the new PocketBook InkPad Color that is finally making its way to International markets.

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E Ink’s folding, note taking ereader looks like an e-paper Surface Duo

E Ink’s folding, note taking ereader looks like an e-paper Surface Duo

After seeing it earlier in the summer, we're checking back in with E Ink's folding, dual-screen ePaper display today. The model we saw back in June was clearly a very early prototype, with a less than stellar hinge and labels for non-existent buttons. It seems that E Ink has fixed many of those missing or unfinished features, but we probably won't see this exact device hit the market.

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Kobo Nia is a new entry-level backlit eReader

Kobo Nia is a new entry-level backlit eReader

Being confined indoors most of the time has resulted in a rise in the consumption of digital content but it isn't just videos and games that have suddenly become even more popular than ever before. Without easy access to libraries and bookstores, bookworms have taken to eBooks to get their fix. And because most people are on tight budgets, Kobo is launching a new no-frills eReader that knows a trick or two to help you read your favorite books wherever, whenever.

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Kindle Paperwhite gets a colorful refresh

Kindle Paperwhite gets a colorful refresh

Just because your ebook reader can only display shades of grey doesn't mean it has to be just as drab, right? Despite the possibilities, most epaper devices seem to be content in following Amazon's lead and limit their color selections to just black, white, or grey. Amazon might now be setting a new trend by making its Kindle Paperwhite available in a few more colors to spruce up your digital book companion just a wee bit.

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Kindle Kids Edition bundles Amazon FreeTime Unlimited and special case

Kindle Kids Edition bundles Amazon FreeTime Unlimited and special case

Amazon has introduced its first Kindle ereader designed specifically for kids. Called the Kindle Kids Edition, this model is a book reader that features an e-ink display and ultra-long battery life; it's not to be confused with the company's Kindle Fire tablets, which have already been released with Kids Edition options. Among other things, the new Kindle includes Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited.

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2019 Kindle Oasis launches as Kindle Paperwhite gets a new look

2019 Kindle Oasis launches as Kindle Paperwhite gets a new look

If you've been in the market for an eReader, Amazon has two new ones for you to consider today. Chief among this pair of new Kindles is the 2019 Kindle Oasis, which is the new high-end device in the Kindle line. Because of the distinction, the Kindle Oasis is the most expensive Kindle in Amazon's lineup by a fair amount.

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Amazon Kindle Oasis Review (2019): An ereader you’ll warm to

Amazon Kindle Oasis Review (2019): An ereader you’ll warm to

Two years ago it felt like the Kindle Oasis answered most of the demands of avid readers, but Amazon's 2019 refresh of its most expensive ereader thinks it has something upgraders will warm to. Though it might not look different at first glance, the new Kindle Oasis (2019) promises to be easier on the eyes in return for the $250+ hit on your wallet, with a trick display that can adjust not only brightness but screen warmth, too.

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New Kindle Oasis (2019) adds screen warmth control to save your eyes

New Kindle Oasis (2019) adds screen warmth control to save your eyes

Amazon's flagship ereader, the Kindle Oasis, is getting another update, adding a color-adjustable front light for its new e-ink display. Now in its third generation, the slender ereader carries over the style - and the waterproofing - of its predecessor, the second-gen Oasis launched in late 2017.

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