e reader

Netronix ereader combines e-ink display with Wacom pen

If you've ever wanted a truly digital notebook without much of the excess baggage of full blown tablets, then you better start crossing your fingers that Netronix makes its latest wonder device a commercial reality. Its unnamed 6.8-inch slab boasts of an e-ink screen that you can read on as well as a pressure sensitive Wacom stylus to write with.

PocketBook e-paper case for Samsung Galaxy S 4 hands-on

Device accessories including cases are fairly common to see these days. But every once in a while there is one that has a stand-out feature. In this instance that stand-out feature just so happens to be an e-ink display. The case is is from PocketBook and for the Samsung Galaxy S 4. Basically, what you have is a flip-style cover that when opened, has a 4.3-inch e-paper display.

Adobe Reader for Android

This is a rare occurrence, Adobe news for Android that is not Flash related. Although we all love having Flash on our devices, Adobe does have a few other good tools and one of which is Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is now available for Android. There are a few requirements to use this app, you need to be on Android 2.1 or greater and it has at least 256 MB of RAM and a 550 MHz and 4.3 MB of available disk space.
“Adobe Reader for Android offers multi-touch gestures, like pinch-and-zoom, as well as double-tap-zoom, flick-scrolling and panning. We’ve also added a reflow mode, which will take text-heavy documents with wide margins, and automatically wrap the content for easy viewing on smaller screens,” explains Adobe.
This app is by far the best PDF viewing solution available for Android. It’s even faster than HTC’s Quick Office app that some of you may be familiar with. This app allows you to open PDF files in the browser and the ones that have been sent to you in an email attachment. It also features advanced multi-touch gestures like Pinch zoom, Double tap Zoom, Flick scrolling & panning. Also, it auto fits PDF files to fit your screen. Scan the QR Code below and try it out for yourself.

1 Cross MID “hybrid” Concept

This will be the first MID in a series of products from 1 Cross. It's Android based and is a mix between an e-reader and a tablet. 1 Cross will name this hybrid the ShuBook which is Chinese for book. When closed it looks like a traditional book, open it up and you will reveal dual screens. One e-reader and a smaller screen with a built in qwerty keyboard.