SENSIO Technologies declared today that their SENSIO 3D format decoder has been adopted by Sigma Designs. The latter is a large and well-respected company that provides high-performance Systems on a Chip (SoC’s) for various home related applications like entertainment and home automation. Sigma is licensing SESIO to enable manufacturers of Blu-ray players, HDTV’s, AV receivers, […]
Canonical chief, Mark Shuttleworth said on his blog recently that the Ubuntu version 10.10 will be focussed on being social and being fast. According to him, the OS is getting faster and faster when it comes to boot times but “the final push remains”. In the mean time, he said that the Netbook Edition of […]
In an bizarre way, people seem to be looking to devices such as Apple’s new iPad as the future of electronic book technology. This seems…shortsighted. Let’s take a moment to look at a couple of the major complaints people have had regarding eReader adoption.
The lack of the “feel” of a book while reading is a […]
Since the Kindle was introduced in 2007, it has eased the burden on visually impaired readers considerably by incorporating six font size adjustment options. The font size adjustment on the Kindle is a great feature because it eliminates the need to buy heavy, cumbersome large print books. Large print books are often very expensive and […]
According to Andrew Nusca’s article on potential growth in the e-book market following the Apple iPad launch, “the average e-reader is 47 years old, makes 75,000 a year and reads two books per month.” This generation tends to associate reading with pleasure, and the lightweight, easy to navigate, Kindle 2 strives to meet those […]
In a rather interesting move, Amazon seems to have increased the general utility of their Kindle. It could, in fact, be on its way to becoming a must-have for vacation-goers this summer. Sure there’s the expected advantage of being able to lug a pile of books to the beach in your pocket, but […]