E-Readers Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:00:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 Amazon Kindle Oasis is Waterproof (9th gen, 2017) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-oasis-2017/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-oasis-2017/#respond Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:50:22 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-oasis-2017/
Amazon just announced a new waterproof Kindle called Kindle Oasis. The $250 high-end 9th generation e-reader features a 7-inch, 300 ppi Paperwhite display with battery life measured in weeks, not hours. It improves upon last year’s Kindle Oasis with a larger screen (6″ vs. 7″), double the storage (4GB vs. 8GB), faster page turns and […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle Oasis Reads Like a Book, Costs Like a Tablet http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-oasis-2016/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-oasis-2016/#respond Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:48:36 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-oasis-2016/
Amazon today announced their flagship 8th generation Kindle e-book reader called Oasis that is faster, lighter and thinner — but was size and speed a problem for prior Kindles? The black-and-white eReader maintains the same 6-inch screen size and 300 dpi resolution as their previous top model (Voyage), but adds $90 to the price, making it a […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle E-reader (2014) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-e-reader-2014/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-e-reader-2014/#respond Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:46:25 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-e-reader-2014/
Amazon just announced an all-new Kindle e-reader for $79, which features a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The new Kindle removes the buttons from the previous generation ebook reader, while costing $10 more, but keeps the same 6-inch screen size. Kindle’s touchscreen interface makes it easier to use features like […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle Voyage E-reader http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-voyage-e-reader/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-voyage-e-reader/#respond Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:40:07 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-voyage-e-reader/
Amazon just announced their thinnest and highest resolution ebook reader for $199, called Kindle Voyage. The high-end, 6-inch e-reader features an all-new design with a beautiful flush glass front and a magnesium back. At just 7.6 mm thin and weighing less than 6.4 ounces, it’s even easier to hold with one hand and read for […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader (6th generation) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-paperwhite-e-reader/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-paperwhite-e-reader/#respond Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:32:56 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-paperwhite-e-reader/
Amazon just announced their 6th generation e-reader called Kindle Paperwhite, offering new display technology with higher contrast, next generation built-in light, faster processor, plus all-new reading features like Kindle Page Flip, Goodreads, Kindle FreeTime, Smart Lookup, Vocabulary Builder, and more The 6-inch sized Kindle Paperwhite delivers an uncompromised reading experience—unlike tablets, it’s easy to read in […]]]>
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Kobo Aura HD Reader http://www.ecoustics.com/products/kobo-aura-hd-reader/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/kobo-aura-hd-reader/#respond Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:44:24 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/kobo-aura-hd-reader/
Kobo today announced its limited-edition, top-of-the-line Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader offering the highest resolution 6.8-inch E Ink display at 265 dots-per-inch (dpi). The touchscreen e-reader offers 30 percent more reading surface and the closest experience to print-on-paper – showcasing text and high-resolution images beautifully. The device’s 1GHz processor makes page turns fly and […]]]>
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Rakuten Buys Kobo for $315 Million http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/rakuten-buys-kobo-315-million/ http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/rakuten-buys-kobo-315-million/#respond Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:41:45 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/rakuten-buys-kobo-315-million/
Rakuten, Inc. today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of total issued and outstanding shares of the eReader company, Kobo for US$315 million in cash. Kobo was founded by and spun out of Indigo, the largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer in Canada, in December, 2009. Since that time, […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle Fire vs. Apple iPad 2 http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/amazon-kindle-fire-apple-ipad/ http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/amazon-kindle-fire-apple-ipad/#respond Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:31:29 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/amazon-kindle-fire-apple-ipad/
Amazon announced four new Kindles: three e-ink models and one extraordinary 7-inch color tablet-style device called the Kindle Fire. The e-ink models are noteworthy because of their low price points. Amazon now owns the low-end of the market. The Kindle Fire is noteworthy because it is not a piece of hardware, it is a portable […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle 6-inch Wi-Fi e-Reader 4th Generation http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-6-inch-wi-fi-e-reader/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-6-inch-wi-fi-e-reader/#respond Wed, 28 Sep 2011 21:58:16 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-6-inch-wi-fi-e-reader/
Amazon today introduced an all-new Kindle 6-inch e-reader with Wi-Fi for $79. This entry-level model is Amazon’s 4th generation Kindle for readers who want the lightest, most compact Kindle at an affordable price. It features a new design that is 30 percent lighter at just 5.98 ounces, 18 percent smaller, and turns pages 10 percent […]]]>
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Amazon Kindle Touch 6-inch Wi-Fi e-Reader http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-touch-6-inch-wi-fi/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-touch-6-inch-wi-fi/#respond Wed, 28 Sep 2011 21:35:59 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/amazon-kindle-touch-6-inch-wi-fi/
Amazon today introduced the 6-inch Kindle Touch e-reader with Wi-Fi and a new touch screen E-Ink interface for $99, all in a new lightweight design. The easy-to-use touchscreen makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes. Kindle Touch is lighter, smaller, eliminates battery anxiety with extra-long battery life and holds up to […]]]>
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