New Kindle e-reader jailbreak works on 2013 and later models

A jailbreak method has been released for Amazon’s Kindle e-readers. It works on ten different Kindle models, as long as the firmware running on it is not newer than version 5.13.3, which came out in October of 2020. The exploit works from firmware version 5.10.3. However, interested users can manually upgrade to any version of … Read more

Half-Life: Alyx, Black Mesa are among the most successful new Steam games in March

Valve has published its monthly list of the twenty best-selling games that came out on Steam in March. This includes two Half-Life titles: Half-Life: Alyx, and Black Mesa. Valve bases its most recent list on the sales of the games in the first two weeks after release on Steam and not on the sales or … Read more

Japan Display averts bankruptcy thanks to multi-million dollar investment

Screen manufacturer Japan Display has found enough new investors to avert bankruptcy. The company, one of the largest producers of iPhone screens, found itself in financial distress after several investors pulled out. Japan Display announced on Friday that a number of investors, led by the Chinese investment firm Harvest Group, have pledged 80 billion yen … Read more

Apple gives Japan Display $100 million to avoid bankruptcy

Apple is said to have given screen manufacturer Japan Display $100 million to prevent the company from ceasing its operations. Japan Display, one of the largest producers of iPhone screens, has been in turmoil after several investors pulled out. According to Bloomberg, Apple has come to the rescue of the Japanese company after three major … Read more

Amazon releases Kindle Oasis with customizable ‘warm light’ for screen’

Amazon has announced a new Oasis model in its Kindle line of e-readers. The new e-reader distinguishes itself with the possibility to adjust the color temperature of the lighting of the e-paper screen for a warmer image. Thanks to the option to adjust the ‘warmth’ of the lighting, users can set the image to white, … Read more

Blizzard reveals the story of Overwatch hero D.Va

Blizzard has published a new video about one of its Overwatch characters, this time about the mech pilot D.Va. In the video, among other things, the history of her ult is discussed. At the same time, Blizzard is announcing a new map. The story in the video is set in the South Korean city of … Read more

Rumor: Microsoft makes next HoloLens ‘signifcantly cheaper’ than current one

Microsoft wants to announce a second version of its ar-glasses HoloLens this year. The new version should be ‘signifcantly cheaper’ than the current one, which Microsoft offers for 3299 euros, claims The Verge. The lower price should boost demand from companies. The HoloLens 2 should be released in 2019, The Verge reports based on its … Read more

Rumor: Microsoft makes HoloLens 'significantly cheaper' than current

Microsoft wants to announce a second version of his ar glasses HoloLens this year. The new version has to be ‘significantly cheaper’ than the current one, which Microsoft offers for 3299 euros, claims The Verge. The lower price must raise demand among companies. The HoloLens 2 must be released in 2019, reports The Verge on … Read more

Software update: Caliber 3.22

  A new version of Caliber has been released. Caliber is an open source e-book management tool and is available for Windows, Linux and macOS. It can, among other things, look up all relevant information and chaff images, and convert e-books to make them suitable for the various types of e-readers. Furthermore, the program can … Read more

Rumor: Second Version Microsoft HoloLens Has ARM Soc And 4g Support

The second version of Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens may have an ARM soc and support for 4G networks. Microsoft would like to present the second version of the glasses at the end of this year or next year. The company first wanted to present the HoloLens 2 earlier, but Microsoft decided to postpone it … Read more