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Harness the Power of the Sun for Your Kindle

on Friday, February 17th, 2012
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

At this year’s CES, Solarmio introduced the world’s first solar e-reader cover for the Kindle and subsequently became a Design and Engineering Award honoree for the same device. The SolarKindle is a protective case with a solar panel affixed to the front, an internal backup battery, and a built-in LED reading light.  The Kindle “snaps” into Read More…

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Kindle Lighted Leather Cover Review

on Sunday, November 20th, 2011
Posted in: eBook Readers, Reviews

When Julie and I recently reviewed the newest, cheapest Amazon Kindle e-Reader, I mentioned that I had ordered the lighted cover for it. The Kindle readers use eInk screens, which don’t have any backlighting.  A lot of people say the more paper-like nature of eInk screens is easier on the eyes, but apparently their eyes Read More…

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Lighted Leather Cover for the Latest Generation Kindle

on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Amazon has issued a lighted cover for the newest gray Kindle.  This cover is leather on the outside and lined with a microfiber suede fabric.  There’s an LED light that pulls out of the upper right corner to illuminate the Kindle when needed.  The Kindle is attached with metal hinges, and they also act as Read More…