New Year’s resolutions: Read more!!

Ah, January. Time to reflect on the past year and plan for the new one; time to make a few resolutions and cultivate healthy reading habits... So, New Year's Resolutions: can we talk about that? Let's start with the obvious one: read more. When I put it like that, who can argue, right? 😉 But, … Continue reading New Year’s resolutions: Read more!!

#CybookParade: 2017 in pictures!

2017 is over, but it's left us with lots of memories and beautiful pictures! Here's a look at our "best 9" on Instagram (thank you for all the likes! ❤ ) and a few of our favourites from the #CybookParade that you've shared on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook (thank you for all your wonderful photos! … Continue reading #CybookParade: 2017 in pictures!

#Tip Organise your Cybook Library with Collections

Know your Cybook: channel your inner librarian, because today we're going to talk about organising your library with Collections! Let's start from the beginning: What are these "Collections" you speak of? What's a Collection? It's a list! And it's a simple way to organise your books on your ebook reader. Collections let you organise your … Continue reading #Tip Organise your Cybook Library with Collections

2007-2017: The Cybook Gen3 is 10 years old!

In 2007, there were already ebook readers. Most of them were large, ridiculously heavy, with lcd screens. Bookeen's was called the "Cyber Book" or Cybook Gen1: it weighed 1kg, had a 256 colour touchscreen, an internet connection and a battery life of about 4 hours... October 2007: presenting the Cybook Gen3 Then in October, Bookeen … Continue reading 2007-2017: The Cybook Gen3 is 10 years old!

Paper vs. Ebooks: can’t it be both?

We often hear about ebooks mentioned as opposed to paper books, as if the two were mutually exclusive. But false dichotomies are so limiting, don't you think? Why pit one against the other? Isn't reading the important thing, no matter how you do it? Can't we love both paper books and our ebook reader? Hashtag LoveIsLove! … Continue reading Paper vs. Ebooks: can’t it be both?

Cybook Parade: Vacation edition

When Cybooks go out into the wild, they end up living happy lives in every corner of the world. But from time to time we get news of them, thanks to bookeeners who share photos online! Sometimes to talk about their current #CybookRead or a new favourite book, sometimes it's because the kitteh was being … Continue reading Cybook Parade: Vacation edition

#Tip Everything you ever wanted to know about Cybook dictionaries but were afraid to ask

Know your Cybook: in today's episode, we get up close and personal with the integrated dictionary lookup. Judging from the frequency and variety of the questions we get about this, it's a topic close to your heart! So let's get started. How to look up a word in the integrated dictionary Your Cybook comes with … Continue reading #Tip Everything you ever wanted to know about Cybook dictionaries but were afraid to ask

#Tip: Reading in the dark: FrontLight and Night Mode

Know your Cybook: in today's episode, learn how to switch your display to white text on a black page. Like to read at night? Put away those industrial-strength night-vision goggles: your Cybook has your back. I mentioned the "white text / black page" display, also known as "Night Mode" on twitter recently and it turns out that … Continue reading #Tip: Reading in the dark: FrontLight and Night Mode

Happy birthday, ebooks! And eternal gratitute to Michael S. Hart

This week, ebooks turned 46! Hard to believe they've been around so long, but it's true: on July 4th, 1971, Michael S. Hart created the very first ebook by typing out the United States Declaration of Independence into his computer. That was the start of something huge: Hart went on to found Project Gutenberg, to make … Continue reading Happy birthday, ebooks! And eternal gratitute to Michael S. Hart

New screensaver: Reading survival kit!

If you're following Anne-Laure and Caroline's Booktube channel (in French), maybe you spotted a picture of a Cybook arm in arm with a teacup in a recent video. A sweet new screensaver for your Cybook! At the request of Laure Glrn on Facebook , we made it into a screensaver for your Cybook, which you can download by … Continue reading New screensaver: Reading survival kit!