Amazon debuts two new e-ink readers for 2014: the high-end Voyage and the new entry-level touch-screen Kindle.
The 1.73-inch screen supports a resolution of 320X240 pixels with 16 greyscale levels.
Barnes & Noble has filed a trademark for the phrase "The Simple Touch Reader," raising speculation that the next Nook e-reader will be affordable and have a touch screen.
Gadgets at CES 2013 give us a peak into the future: e-ink on smartphones, device-to-device wireless charging, and controlling a tablet with your eyes.
According to an SEC filing, Barnes & Noble is gearing up to release a new Nook on May 24. While some speculate it's a more powerful Nook Color, it seems more likely it's a lower-priced e-ink model.
In a show of goodwill, the Russian president gives China President Xi Jinping a Russia-made YotaPhone 2.
As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble's new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality.
The Pebble E-Ink watch works with iOS and Android, and already has over $1.6m funding.
There are some new iPhones on the streets today, and Amazon has announced a flotilla of new devices. That, plus the latest multibillion-dollar acquisition in our overview of the week in tech news.
The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight sets the standard for e-ink e-readers going forward and is well worth the extra money if you do a lot of nighttime reading.