Tag Archives: epaper

Amazon Kindle eBook Reader Font

Stephen Levy’s huge profile of the Amazon Kindle eBook reader in Newsweek may not include an image of the device, but it did give us one clue as to its appearance: it’s default font, a serifed face from Linotype, called … Continue reading

Fujitsu’s Prototype “FLEPia” Color ePaper eBook

Fujitsu showed off this prototype ePaper book reader at CEATEC, which is most notable for its capability of displaying 4096 colors. That’s good—current commercial ePaper products are all grayscale—but the pixel density is also important for legibility; I’m not sure … Continue reading

Sony PRS-505 Reader eBook Reviewed (Verdict: Better, If Barely)

Crave.CNET.com has given a light review pass to the Sony PRS-505 Reader, the latest update to the eBook/ePaper product line. It sounds better, for sure, but not amazingly so: Just based on what I’ve seen so far, however, I think … Continue reading

Sony Reader PRS-505 Officially Announced

Despite a troubled history, I remain a huge ePaper and eBook reader fan. I have to give Sony credit for pursuing the idea, even though their first “Reader” product didn’t quite get the traction they’d hoped. The new PRS-505 model … Continue reading

Sony Reader ePaper Upgraded, Leaked

The next version of the Sony Reader has leaked to the web, bearing the typically sexy Sony moniker of the “PRS-505.” While the 505 is primarily a screen update—the new ePaper screen can refresh in almost half the time—the new … Continue reading