Back in 2012 Barnes and Noble introduced built-in frontlighting to the ereader world, beating Amazon at its own game—for a few months, anyway Since then, there have been not one but two Kindle Paperwhites, but now B&N is bringing out its follow-up Nook GlowLight. And it almost reclaims the top spot.
With the number of newsreaders littering the mobile sphere, it's almsot surprising that there aren't more niche-specific versions popping up amidst their more general brethren. But that's exactly what The Scientist is—a no-nonsense, crowdsourced newsreader to keep you up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the…
The day we RSS fans have been dreading for months is almost here. On Monday, Google Reader dies. Forever. There's no going back. Everybody's been hawking their replacements, and we've brought you a little sampling, but now it's decision time. Who you goin' with?
Especially with the upcoming demise of Google Reader, RSS alternatives abound. But how do you pick the one that's right for you from all the riff raff? Well, if you're someone who's feed tends to stick to the more image oriented, Highly Visual 2.0 may be exactly what you're looking for—at least in a mobile reader,…
Given much thought to picking up a Nook HD+? Neither has anyone else, which is why Barnes and Noble is keen to sweeten the potential deal by adding a pretty enticing bonus to the package: a free Nook Simple Touch. Free free free.
QR codes are a technology that desperately wants our attention. They appear everywhere from supermarket shelves and magazines to hiking trails and tombstones. Never heard of a QR code? You're looking at one right now. Scan the image at the top of this article, and it'll open a link to the mobile version...of this…
Desktop computing may be dying, besieged by ultrabooks and tablets, but that doesn't mean people aren't still loving their crazy desktop setups. Here are the very best ones—located in the homes of artists, musicians, engineers, mad gamers and people who just love computers—compiled from readers' submissions and hours…
E-Ink readers are great for reading books, or anything really, but mainly books. But many of them offering 3G, and apparently non-book-reading-and-buying activity is high enough that Amazon had to limit browser usage to 50MB per month.
Sony's got a new ereader. It's actually quite nice. It's just not as nice as all the other ereaders that are either out or about to be out. And sadly, it's more expensive than its direct competitors, too. Poor Sony.
Holy crap, we're covered in Kindles. As of today there are six different Kindles you can choose from at 11 different price-points. How ever will you decide? Here's a quick look at all of 'em, and our pre-release pick.
There's usually nothing very interesting about transferring files off an SD card. But! Elecom's newest, adorable little reader lets you pop in four of your cards (SD, microSD, and miniSD) at once. Then, sit back and stare at them.
A couple weeks ago, a reader asked us for help. He couldn't figure out how to propose to his girlfriend in a way that would adequately express how much he loved her. So we turned to you...
Kindle's biggest strength?
If you're interested in Borders' Kobo or Aluratek ebook readers, then you're in luck: The two have had their prices dropped by $20 and are now available for $129 and $99.99 respectively.
Rumor is that there's a new batch of Sony Readers coming soon: The PRS-350 and the PRS-650. They are described as being under 10mm thick and all-around better than previous models.
When we did our last round-up, the state of reading comics on the iPad was basically "good, not great." A few shortcomings keep Comic Viewer from achieving that greatness, but goodies like in-app comic downloading make it a worthy contender.