Posts Tagged ‘reading’

New Amazon Kindle E-Reader To Have ‘Glowing’ E-Ink Screen?

Kindle Touch - photo by kun530

Devin Coldewey at TechCrunch reports that the next generation Amazon Kindle e-reader to be released later this year will have a front-lit e-Ink display. Coldewey was able to play with a  pre-production version of the new e-reader device and had this to say: The device I saw was crudely camouflaged in a sort of cardboard enclosure, but the screen was clearly visible. With a tap, a slider popped up on the screen, and as it was dragged to the right, the screen lit up evenly with a rather cool light. In the dark, it was plainly noticeable as a glow,…
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Kindle vs. iPad thoughts

Kindle vs iPad

This article is written from the perspective of someone looking for a portable device to read long form books. I own both a Kindle 2 and a 16GB iPad Wifi-only.  I purchased the Kindle in April 2009 and the iPad in April 2010.  In the 4 months that I’ve owned the iPad I can say with confidence that I have no intention of giving up the Kindle.  I believe any articles that are written with the idea of the iPad being a Kindle killer are written from the perspective of somebody that either (a) has never seen the Kindle e-Ink screen…
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