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Bookeen Cybook Ocean eReader gets optional Solar Leaf Cover

It’s been about a year and a half since Bookeen announced it was working on an eBook reader with a solar panel. Now it’s finally available. Sort of. None of the company’s eReaders actually have a built-in solar panel. But now you can buy a €60 solar cover for the Bookeen Cybook Ocean eReader. Attach the cover […]

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Bookeen to launch solar-powered eReader in 2016

Bookeen offers a range of eBook readers including models with big screens, small screens, and optionally front-lit displays. Next year the company plans to launch something new though: an eBook reader with a built-in solar panel that lets you recharge the battery just by leaving the eReader in a well-lit area. Bookeen and SunPartner are working together […]

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Bookeen introduces Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader

Bookeen is introducing its 6th generation eReader, the Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight. As the long, (but descriptive) name tells us, it’s en eReader with a high resolution, front-lit E Ink display for reading in poorly lit (or dark) rooms. The Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight will be available in Europe starting in November. Bookeen’s eBook readers […]

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Bookeen Cybook Odyssey: eReader with unusually fast screen refresh rate

At first glance it’s hard to tell the Bookeen Cybook Odyssey apart from any other eBook reader with a touchscreen E Ink display. But the Odyssey has a faster processor than most eReaders and that lets the device refresh the screen much more quickly. The slo sceen refresh rate we usually associate with E Ink […]