Electrofluidic Display Technology puts electronic book readers ahead by a wide margin
(PhysOrg.com) -- Thinking about getting an e-reader but not sure if you like reading the dim screen? An international collaboration of the University of Cincinnati, Sun Chemical, Polymer Vision and Gamma Dynamics ...
Long-Awaited 'Alex' Android eReader Ready For Pre-Orders
Fujitsu launches world's first colour e-book
Fujitsu has launched the world's first e-book with a colour display in Japan, the company said Thursday.
Next-gen e-readers: Improved 'peacock' technology could lock in color for high-res displays
Iridescence, or sheen that shifts color depending on your viewing angle, is pretty in peacock feathers. But it's been a nuisance for engineers trying to mimic the birds' unique color mechanism to make high-resolution, reflective, ...
Taiwan unveils eco-friendly rewritable 'paper'
A group of Taiwan scientists have developed an environmentally friendly form of rewritable electronic paper that works without electricity.
Review: Paper wins over e-books for travel guides
(AP) -- It sounded like a better, lighter way to pack for a trip to Germany: a Kindle with a Lonely Planet travel guide in lieu of an 844-page brick of a book.
Companies yank cord on residential phone books
(AP) -- What's black and white and read all over? Not the white pages, which is why regulators have begun granting telecommunications companies the go-ahead to stop mass-printing residential phone books, ...
Libraries protest Random House price hike
(AP) -- The American Library Association is urging Random House Inc. to reconsider its steep increases in the price of e-books for library wholesalers
Telling an old book by its smell: Aroma hints at ways of preserving treasured documents
Scientists may not be able to tell a good book by its cover, but they now can tell the condition of an old book by its odor. In a report published in the American Chemical Society's Analytical Chemistry they d ...
E-books gain a foothold at Frankfurt Book Fair
(AP) -- While paper books still outnumber texts that can be read online or on dedicated readers like the Kindle or eBook, use of the electronic versions is growing.
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