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The Origins of E-Ink

Some of us contributors to the blog are Kindle users. We all have friends that are obstinate book-handlers and would never give up the feeling of rustling pages or the musty smell of yellowing paper, and we understand the appeal, but sometimes the convenience of having several books packed into one slim package is too much to give up. 634 more words


The Eye of the Storm: On the Future of Books and The Simpsons

These days, everyone loves to predict the future of publishing. Ever since Gutenberg started up that first press, the print book had no real rival. The technology was too perfect. 893 more words


Which do you like better?

I’ve always been curious as to what everyone’s preference is when it comes to their reading style. Do you like paperback novels or do you like e-readers? 300 more words

Book Lovers

E Ink brings rich color to ePaper, but not to e-readers

E Ink, maker of the ePaper displays found in many e-readers (maddening to have three different e prefixes in one sentence, but it’s unavoidable), announced a brand new type of reflective display that can show a huge range of colors — but the tech is only going to be deployed as signage for now. 260 more words


Print vs. Digital: The "War" is Over?

Scrolling through my Twitter newsfeed the other day, which I’m ashamed to admit is how I consume most of my news, I came across this brief opinion piece from the… 571 more words

Benbrook Library

My First Time Using an E-Reader

I am going to be honest, I’ve never used an e-reader before. I know, I know I am behind on the trend. A couple years ago my mom bought two kobo minis (because they were on sale) and one of them has been in the box in the very back of my bookshelf ever since. 623 more words

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