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Limited time offer from Bookeen and LitRes

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This offer is valid between 18 and 31 October 2013 (category “eReaders” and “Hard copies” are not included in the promotion), all you have to do is top online rankings and surpass all the other users in the total sum of  purchases!

Obreey Products to release new firmware with “Send-to-PocketBook” feature for Touch family

Obreey Products to release new firmware with “Send-to-PocketBook” feature for Touch family

Obreey Products is working on a new firmware for Touch Series that will include a new feature “Send-to-PocketBook”, the firmware is scheduled for release by mid-October for Touch Lux. The “Send-to-PocketBook” feature is expected to be available in future firmware releases to other members of PocketBook Touch family models.

The feature will allow users to send documents to their PocketBook eReaders as an email attachment. The documents will be downloaded to the device over Wi-Fi.

Send-to-PocketBook supports a large number of formats such as PUB DRM, EPUB, PDF DRM, PDF, FB2, FB2.ZIP, TXT, DJVU, HTM, HTML, DOC, DOCX, RTF, CHM, TCR, PRC (MOBI), JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF.

The service will also include security features such as “White List”, which is a list of e-mail addresses from which the eReader will receive documents to avoid spam mails.

New reading experience with “Film Touch” for PocketBook Basic Touch

New reading experience with “Film Touch” for PocketBook Basic Touch

PocketBook is the first in the world to apply “Film Touch” technology to their capacitive multi-sensor touch screens for eReaders product line, the technology was tested and applied by Obreey Products.

At IFA 2013 in Berlin, PocketBook presented its latest model PocketBook Basic Touch developed by Obreey Products, the latest model from PocketBook is using “Film Touch” technology.

One of the main advantages of the “Film Touch”  technology is the use of very thin plastic film (of 0.2 mm), which is applied on top of the main screen. This allows preserving the E Ink screen’s optical properties , as well as reducing the weight of the device by 12% (compared to similar devices with conventional touch screens ) .
The model also comes packed with a powerful processor , increased RAM size to provide even smoother screen transition and faster response in various applications .
The new reader is also equipped with a 6-inch E Ink Pearl display, 4GB of internal memory and a Micro SD Card Slot  (up to 32GB) .
PocketBook Basic Touch has a modern user interface and multi-sensor touch screen , as well as turning the hardware buttons , which provides the most comfortable reading experience.

Built-in Wi-Fi opens up limitless possibilities not only for reading, downloading content& browsing the Internet , but also for social networking with friends using the “ReadRate” service.
“Dropbox” integration will allow you to instantly synchronize contents to your device over the air , just copy it to dropbox’s folder on your PC . After that, the content will be automatically uploaded to Dropbox server and then synchronized with the device via Wi-Fi.
The new slim and stylish PocketBook Basic Touch will give you unforgettable pleasure of easy and comfortable reading .

PocketBook CoverReader

PocketBook CoverReader

Obreey Products is showcasing PocketBook CoverReader at IFA in Berlin, basically a fold-out case for Android smartphones featuring a built-in eInk reader.

PocketBook CoverReader is an advanced cover that acts like a flip cover, replacing the back cover of the smartphone and connecting the e Ink screen cover side via the smartphone’s standard Micro USB.

The first generation of PocketBook CoverReader will be compatible with Galaxy S4 – the flagship smartphone from Samsung, featuring a 4.3″ eInk Pearl screen with an aspect ratio of 5:3 and a resolution of 800*480, along with a 2-zone strain gauge touch screen.

The second generation of PocketBook CoverReader will use flexible displays produced by Plastic Logic, and will be compatible with an expanded selection of smartphones by popular brands such as HTC, Sony, Samsung and other manufacturers.

PocketBook CoverReader allows you to read books in PDF (including DRM protected), EPUB (including DRM protected), DjVu, TXT, FB2, and FB2.zip. Support for extended list of other formats will be available in future updates for PocketBook Reader  Android application.

Some additional features of the PocketBook cover include displaying text and pictures from any Android application that support standard Android “Share” menu; setting the background wallpaper for use when CoverReader is idle; and display notifications for missed calls and SMS.

 

Store books in Dropbox, sync and read them on PocketBook Touch Lux.

Store books in Dropbox, sync and read them on PocketBook Touch Lux.

New firmware for PocketBook Touch Lux is now available with Dropbox integration. Dropbox is one of the most popular services for cloud storage in the world which allows you to sync your files across multiple platforms and devices. With Dropbox, your files can be automatically downloaded on any device with Dropbox application installed or you can access/update the files directly from Dropbox website.

Touch Lux reader (now with Dropbox integration) allows you to easily and automatically sync files available on your Dropbox account without any special software needed, to activate the service on your eReader all you need to do is to login to the service from inside device settings and enjoy the synchronized books in your library.

By activating this service on your PocketBook Touch Lux, you can forget about wires and the need for connecting your device to a PC each time you need to update your library. With dropbox service integration, your eReader can instantly synchronize and have its content updated over the air.

Furthermore, not only books can be synchronized, but RSS and audiobooks as well.

Dropbox service will be integrated for Touch family in future firmware releases.

“One click” book purchase with PayOnline for PocketBook Touch and Touch Lux

“One click” book purchase with PayOnline for PocketBook Touch and Touch Lux

New firmware released for latest PocketBook eReader models: Touch and Touch Lux devices, the firmware has an online payment system integration provided by the processing center PayOnline – one of the largest payment service providers in Russia. Payment solutions from Pay-Online provide an easy, convenient and secure tool to pay for content directly from the device using credit cards. Not only PocketBook users will now be able to download already paid for books from their devices, but they will also be able to purchase new content directly through Book Store application pre-installed in their devices, a convenient and intuitive interface.

This innovation will be very useful to those who want to save their time when buying books, periodicals and other electronic online contents.

Obreey Products announces KidRead application for parental control

Obreey Products announces KidRead application for parental control


KidRead helps parents make the best out of mobile devices for childrens’ growth & entertainment by allowing them to control how much time each kid can spend on which application.

Your child will have a special desktop with their score on top, their score will allow them to access applications. For instance, a kid will be able to access entertainment applications only if he/she earned enough points using and educational ones.

Can the new “Tolino Shine” survive the battle?

Can the new “Tolino Shine” survive the battle?

Tolino Shine eReader, a new affordable model released in Germany by Deutsche Telekom. A 6 inch HD e-ink screen with IR touch and wi-fi connectivity is expected to compete with latest Kobo& Kindle models.
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ReadRate – a new service for booklovers

ReadRate – a new service for booklovers

ReadRate – the latest service launched by PocketBook and designed by Obreey Products, aims at enriching the reading experience for book lovers by providing new and easy ways for readers to have a more sociable, enjoyable and fulfilling reading experience. Read more

World’s best product design award goes to Ukraine for the first time: red dot award 2012 for PocketBook A10”

World’s best product design award goes to Ukraine for the first time: red dot award 2012 for PocketBook A10”

PocketBook A10” the Android-based tablet and its creators Obreey Products, were awarded the prestigious international red dot product prize award in the category “Product Design”.

Red dot – is one of the most prestigious design awards available, awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen, Germany. The aim of this award is recognizing products created by design teams that have had an impact on worldwide markets due to their design, quality and innovation achievements. Read more

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