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Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50

Toshiba’s new BookPlace or BD50, comes with a nice 7” color touch LED backlight LCD with a WSVGA resolution (600×1024), 8 GB of internal memory (eMMC) and powered by a 1GHz Freescale i.MX535 CPU. Other features includes both WiFi [...]
Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50
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Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3

Sharp’s Android based Galapagos e-Book readers still struggle to attract customers. But regardless of the demand, Sharp announced that it will propose an OS Upgrade of all its Galapagos Tablets to Android 2.3 within July 25 in Japan. S[...]
Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3
Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3

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Sony shows off flexible e-paper at SID 2011

More news recently came out from SID 2011 in Los Angeles last week, since this news was from behind closed doors. Sony demoed a new bendable display technology, an extremely flexible black and white e-paper display that is driven by th[...]
Sony shows off flexible e-paper at SID 2011

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Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display

Just after Toshiba’s announcement of its 367ppi LCD for mobile devices, Epson and E Ink are now announcing their later achievement with their new 300ppi electronic paper (ePaper) display at SID. This 9.68” 2,400×1,650 wonder will [...]
Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display
Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display

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Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan

And voila, here you are another company that is jumping into the e-Book business in Japan! Today, Fujitsu announced its partnership with DNP Group (Dai Nippon Printing) in Japan to propose later this may a unique cross platform e-Book [...]
Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan
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NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut

Introduced in November 2010, DoCoMo SH07C is a Sharp Galapagos Based e-Book reader, with a 5.5” (1024×600) Touch-screen and the support of Sharp new XMDF e-Book format and scheduled to be sold in Japan before the end of this month[...]
NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut
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Sharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in Japan

Sharp announced their plan to release their Galapagos Tablet and Service in two weeks, Friday 10. Two models will be available with the 5.5” one, available in RED (EB-W51GJ-R) or SILVER (EB-W51GJ-S) and sold at 39,800 Yen as well as th[...]
Sharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in Japan
Sharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in Japan

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[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”

Alongside Hanvon’s Triton powered e-Reader, E Ink displayed its first Triton technology, offering to future e-Reader a stunning 4k Color e-Paper support for e-Readers or e-Book readers. There is not much to say here since we already co[...]
[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”
[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”

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E Ink announces Color ePaper Triton

Here you are the future of e-Book, a color ePaper delivering high-contrast, sunlight readability and low power performances! And this is exactly what E Ink is announcing tomorrow at FPD International 2010 in Japan with the “Triton” tec[...]
E Ink announces Color ePaper Triton
E Ink announces Color ePaper Triton

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DoCoMo SH-07C e-Book Reader from Sharp

Also known as “Galapagos” the SH-07C from Sharp sold on DoCoMo’s network is the carrier first dedicated 3G e-Book reader. With only 240g and a 5.5” color LCD with a 1024×600 resolution, our SH-07C support the new XMDF eBook format[...]
DoCoMo SH-07C e-Book Reader from Sharp
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[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone

3D mobile camera and displays (Photo Gallery) The new mobile 3D camera was all the rage at the Sharp booth. The idea is to capture motion with a mobile device and turn it into 3D video on the fly. Special glasses and a 3D TV set are ne[...]
[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone
[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone[CEATEC 2010] Sharp booth: 3D on the move and Ion Powered Phone

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Sharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and Platform

On the back of a July 20 press conference is Sharp reintroducing two new e-book readers at a press conference in Shiba, Tokyo, today. To be put in stores in December, these e-book readers will come in two sizes: a 5.5-inch 1024×60[...]
Sharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and Platform
Sharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and PlatformSharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and PlatformSharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and PlatformSharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and PlatformSharp Introduces Galapagos E-Book Readers and Platform

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Hicooper B1, a new 5” e-Book Reader from China.

The Chinese manufacturer Hicooper, as a new e-Book reader for the, the 5” B1, available with a 800×480 color scree, comes with 2, 4 or 8GB of internal memory, has a 1600mAh batter, support the following files as e-Book : PDF, CHM,[...]
Hicooper B1, a new 5” e-Book Reader from China.

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Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… Bis

Did you enjoy Teclast K5 latest marketing campaign? If so I am sure you will enjoy this second opus!
Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… Bis
Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… BisTeclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… BisTeclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… BisTeclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… BisTeclast K5 latest Marketing campaign… Bis

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Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.

Hanvon latest e-Book reader T61 available in China is nothing else than a re-branded Alex reader and in order to celebrate the T61 launch over there they decided to offer our e-Book reader a proper marketing campaign with some “elegant[...]
Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.
Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.Alex e-Book reader aka Hanvon T61 and its Chinese approach to marketing.

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GM2000, Gemei new Color e-Book reader

Announced at 799 Yuan ($120 USD), Gemei latest e-Book Reader, the GM2000 comes with a either a 7” Color screen with a 800×480 resolution, or a 6” E-Ink display with a 800×600 resolution. Capable to play and output 1080p video[...]
GM2000, Gemei new Color e-Book reader

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Cydle to soon release its M7 Android Tablet worldwide.

The Korean based company Cydle that’s offering already 2 PND in North America with the T43H and T43HB announced today their intention to globally launch worldwide a new Android Tablet the M7. Running on an known version of Android, the[...]
Cydle to soon release its M7 Android Tablet worldwide.
Cydle to soon release its M7 Android Tablet worldwide.Cydle to soon release its M7 Android Tablet worldwide.Cydle to soon release its M7 Android Tablet worldwide.Cydle to soon release its M7 Android Tablet worldwide.

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Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…

Definitively not their best promotional campaign for sure, but hey, if you like soccer, cute girl and e-Book readers, you will surely be interested in this new campaign !
Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…
Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…Teclast K5 latest Marketing campaign…

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Sony eReader to be released in Asia/Pacific, further availability in Europe

Currently only available in 8 countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland (and yes, not in Japan), Sony’s eReader the “Reader Digital Book” will[...]
Sony eReader to be released in Asia/Pacific, further availability in Europe

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Samsung new e-Book SNE-60 & SNE-60K now available in Korea

Introduced during last CES, Samsung’s new 6” and Wi-Fi capable e-Book also known as SNE-60, is now available for order in Korea. Featuring a touch screen and handwriting capabilities, our e-Book comes with 2GB of internal memory [...]
Samsung new e-Book SNE-60 & SNE-60K now available in Korea
Samsung new e-Book SNE-60 & SNE-60K now available in KoreaSamsung new e-Book SNE-60 & SNE-60K now available in KoreaSamsung new e-Book SNE-60 & SNE-60K now available in KoreaSamsung new e-Book SNE-60 & SNE-60K now available in Korea

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Murian X50, a new elegant and powerful dictionary from Korea

Hannuribiz is now offering a new compact dictionary the Murian X50 featuring a “Laptop” design with a 4.3” Touchscreen and a 480×272 resolution, as well as offering up to 8Gb of internal memory (extendable via SD or MMC). While mo[...]
Murian X50, a new elegant and powerful dictionary from Korea
Murian X50, a new elegant and powerful dictionary from KoreaMurian X50, a new elegant and powerful dictionary from Korea

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Sony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USA

Amazingly popular in the USA, but not worldwide, eBook readers are unfortunately a disappointment for not being able to get every copy of my beloved books on a Kindle like device here in Japan. That said, in the USA today Sony introduc[...]
Sony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USA
Sony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USA

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