More details about E Ink’s new color displays for eReaders (and maybe smartphones)

Several companies recently announced plans to release eReaders with color E Ink displays this year, and at least one smartphone with a color E Ink screen is set to go on sale in China next week. But so far we haven’t seen many details about the technology used in those color displays. Now we know […]

NOOK revenue falls, B&N is “making adjustments but “remains committed” to eReaders, tablets

As expected, Barnes & Noble’s latest financial results show a dip in revenue from the NOOK division. The company brought in $316 million in the last quarter from NOOK eReader, tablet, and digital content sales — but that’s a 26-percent dip from the same period a year earlier. But while the company says it’s “calibrating its business […]

Santa delivered an awful lot of tablets, eReaders in December

Tablets and eBook readers may have grabbed a lot of headlines in 2011, but it looks like sales of the devices may have really taken off during the holiday season. The Pew Research Center has conducted surveys over the last few years to see how many people in America have eReaders and tablets — and […]

Polaroid introduces a line of eReaders for some reason

Polaroid isn’t just entering the Android smartphone and tablet business. The company is also introducing a line of underwhelming digital book readers with 4.3 inch, 7 inch and 9 inch displays. The smallest is actually a 4.3 inch “Internet Tablet,” with a resistive touch display, a web browser, support for video playback, and 4GB of […]