In the dawn of the digital age, eBooks are on the rise. The overwhelming response to the adoption of the digital book is the drive behind this change in medium, especially since eBooks are becoming quite ubiquitous. Continue reading Digital books are better, faster, stronger
Amazon has graced us with many products and services over the years through their online store. However, when they announced that they would be building and selling their own products through their highly popular website, the skeptics went crazy. Their e-reader, the Kindle, shocked and dazzled people who truly love books. Later generations incorporated touch screens, wireless services and that oh-so-nice backlight.
Not only has Amazon introduced an illuminated reader – dubbed the “Paperwhite” – but the Internet behemoth has also thrown down the gauntlet in the tablet market, expanding its Kindle Fire family with several new options.
According to The Huffington Post, there are now four kinds of Kindle Fire available, including an updated version of the original with longer battery life, twice the original RAM, and a price of $159 – down from the original $199. Other options include a 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and an 8.9-inch Fire HD – both with 16 GB of storage space – and an 8.9-inch Fire HD with a whopping 32 GB storage and 4G LTE. These devices are priced at $199, $299 and $499 respectively. Continue reading Amazon revamps Kindle Fire, introduces new “Paperwhite”
E-ink displays allow those who read them to enjoy reading an ebook in various amounts of light. The issue with these e-ink displays is that they have no form of lighting, making them extremely difficult to read at night. Barnes and Noble plans on fixing that issue by releasing a new model that includes a front lit display. Continue reading New GlowLight Nook