Category: E Ink

Another Milestone – One Thousand Articles and Counting

It’s been a big week and a big year for the blog. Not too long ago the blog racked up 1000,000 visits and well over 100,000 pageviews in the process which was quite pleasing for something that started out as a way to keep me in the rhythm of writing in between university semesters and …

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A Closer Look at the Kindle E Ink Display

Amazon Kindle DX - Closer Look

A few days ago I got some feedback from someone who wanted to see what a PDF document looks like on the E Ink display.  E Ink is renowned for its readability and high contrast without the use for a backlit like traditional LCD or LED based displays which can cause eye discomfort after prolonged usage. However, …

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Amazon Kindle DX (Second Generation – Global 3G) Preview

A few days ago I published the unboxing video for the Amazon Kindle DX (second generation global 3G model) Today, I recorded the preview video to show you around the Amazon Kindle DX and you’ll get a look at its larger E Ink display. I’ll also show you some of the experimental features including text to …

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Amazon Kindle Global 3G + Wi-Fi Preview

Yesterday I published the unboxing video for the Amazon Kindle (Global 3G + Wi-Fi model) Today, I recorded the preview video to show you around the Amazon Kindle itself. Also, you’ll get a look at its E Ink display to see how it performs as well as a peek at its experimental web browser based upon …

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Amazon Kindle Global 3G + Wi-Fi Unboxing

It took six weeks but my wife’s brand new

Incoming Gadget Alert – Amazon Kindle

Just a brief note to let you all know that my wife has ordered an Amazon Kindle for her Christmas present this year which will mean another round of the unboxing, preview and review videos. Not being such a huge reader of books (or ebooks) myself, my wife may actually end up doing the guest …

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Borders Selling Kobo In-Store – Bold or Desperate?

Last weekend, the missus brought it to my attention that Borders had started to sell their own eBook reader in-store. This comes at a time when Amazon have had the market to themselves for ages with their Kindle before the Apple iPad made its recent entrance and the launch of the iBooks application on the …

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