Archive for the ‘e-Reader’ Category
Kobo app will be available in Windows Store with the release of the Windows 8.
Microsoft says that Kobo will be one of the first eBook retailers included with an app in the Windows Store simultaneously with the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
MLW Telecom and Telkom Indonesia launched SpeedUp Pad Ice tablet in Indonesia.
Today, MIPS Technologies, Inc. announced that together with MLW Telecom and MIPS licensee Ingenic Semiconductor are introducing the SpeedUp Pad Ice – a MIPS-Based Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) tablet to the Indonesian market.
Yesterday, Qualcomm and Koobe announced the next-generation Jin Yong Reader with mirasol display technology.
The new Jin Yong Reader is equipped with a 5.7-inch XGA (1024 x 768) mirasol display with screen resolution of 223 ppi and 1 GHz Snapdragon S2 (APQ8055) Qualcomm processor. The e-reader runs Koobe’s custom UI on top of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Read the rest of this entry »
Today, Toshiba releases its 7-inch BookPlace BD50 eBook reader in Japan.
The BookPlace DB50 comes in White, with a 7-inch WSVGA (600×1024) TFT LED backlit display with wide viewing angle, powered by a 1GHz Freescale i.MX535 processor. The e-reader also has 1GB of memory and 8GB flash storage (eMMC), from which 2GB are occupied by system files.
A few days ago, ViewSonic introduced its new 7-inch Android 4.0 ICS tablet at CES 2012.
The ViewPad E70 is a 7-inch tablet running Google’s latest Ice Cream Sandwich OS. The device is powered by 1GHz single core processor, 1GB of memory and 4GB storage. It also include a front and a rear-facing camera, Wi-Fi support, 1080p HDMI output and MicroSD card reader (offering up to 32GB of additional storage space).
Qualcomm and Hanvon announced the thinnest and lightest e-reader with mirasol display at CES 2012 in Vegas (for the Chinese Market).
Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc and Hanwang Technology (Hanvon) announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show the Hanvon C18, the thinnest and lightest e-reader featuring mirasol display technology.
The Hanvon C18 e-reader comes with a 5.7-inch XGA (1024 x 768) mirasol display (223 ppi) and 1.0 GHz Snapdragon S2 Qualcomm processor. The device runs on Hanvon’s custom UI on top of Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Qualcomm and Shanghai Nutshell announced in Las Vegas the first e-reader featuring mirasol display (for the Chinese market).
Today, Qualcomm and Shanghai Nutshell Electronic announced the Bambook Sunflower e-reader. The device comes with a 5.7-inch (1024 x 768) XGA mirasol display (223 ppi), which is powered by a 1.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (APQ8055) processor. It is loaded with a custom UI on top of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).