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Motorola HS1101 and MBP2000PU Android Home Phones get examined, detailed by the FCC

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We imagine that the vast majority of Android users have since abandoned or even eliminated landline service, but if you're still tethered to the grid at the homestead, your DECT cordless might as well be running Android. Motorola demonstrated such a concept at an event way back in 2010,...
Motorola HS1101 and MBP2000PU Android Home Phones get examined, detailed by the FCC

Plastic Logic won't build devices, to license tech instead

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E-paper and device maker Plastic Logic revealed on Wednesday that it will stop plans to release a branded e-book reader using its own advanced e-paper display, SlashGear revealed. Instead, the company will turn its attention to developing license and technology partnerships in order to get its rugged plastic displays into...
Plastic Logic won't build devices, to license tech instead

Briefly: Nook HD+ deal, Inn at the Presidio iPad magazines

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Book seller Barnes and Noble announced today that it will be offering a free Simple Touch e-book reader for free to purchasers of the Nook HD+ tablet starting next week. The Simple Touch was reduced to $79 after a winter of poor sales, and the move may be an attempt...
Briefly: Nook HD+ deal, Inn at the Presidio iPad magazines

How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

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During a business trip to Japan in 2004, technology analyst Michael Gartenberg caught a glimpse of Sony Corp.’s Librie, the first e-book reader with an electronic ink display.Mr. Gartenberg was impressed. He saw it as a harbinger of a new wave of products that would hit the U.S. But there...
How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

Amazon exec says Apple's agency model was designed to hinder Kindle

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During the third day of the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust suit against Apple, a high ranking Amazon executive said the agency model used by Apple and five major book publishers was meant to slow down the success of online retailer's popular e-book reader.    ...
Amazon exec says Apple's agency model was designed to hinder Kindle

Forget e-books; are you ready for virtual books?

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Updated. As an avid e-book reader and lover of gadgets, I love the concept of this “virtual” book. Siglio Press is offering 250 signed and numbered copies of a limited edition print book that requires a webcam and computing device to actually be read. Why? The print pages — a...
Forget e-books; are you ready for virtual books?
How many Kindle Fire models does Amazon need?

10 Obvious Things Amazon's Next Kindle Will Do To Compete With The iPad (AMZN, AAPL)

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Editor's note: Apple's iPad tablet launched last weekend, and one of its obvious competitors is Amazon's Kindle e-book reader. Already, we're happy enough reading e-books on our iPad that we're glad we never bought a Kindle or a netbook. But we don't anticipate Amazon boss Jeff Bezos giving up on...
10 Obvious Things Amazon's Next Kindle Will Do To Compete With The iPad (AMZN, AAPL)

Cudo Blames Vendor For Pirated E-Book Deal, Grosses $230k

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Cudo, the Microsoft-backed Australian daily deal site that offered a $99 Chinese e-reader bundled with a CD of pirated e-books (Stephen King, J.K. Rowling), is now blaming the e-reader merchant for the mistake and says it will be sending buyers a different e-reader. Cudo told me it sold 2,317...
Cudo Blames Vendor For Pirated E-Book Deal, Grosses $230k

Four key takeaways from Pew’s new e-reading study

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E-reader and tablet owners read more books — print and digital — than people who don’t own those devices. In its new report, “The Rise of E-reading,” the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that the average e-book reader read 24 books in the past 12 months, while the average...
Four key takeaways from Pew’s new e-reading study

The future of E Ink: An enlightening chat with CMO Sriram Peruvemba (video)

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Anyone who’s ever read an electronic book on an Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader or Barnes & Noble NOOK has seen the marvelous technology from Taiwan-US company E Ink Corporation from up close. At this week’s Media Evolution conference in Malmö, Sweden, I had the pleasure to meet and talk at...
The future of E Ink: An enlightening chat with CMO Sriram Peruvemba (video)

Pandigital announces eReader with Barnes & Noble

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Pandigital announced today a 7-inch color e-book reader in partnership with bookselling chain Barnes & Noble. It’s an example of how Apple and Amazon rivals are coming up with alternative designs to compete with the iPad and Kindle. The Pandigital Novel eReader is integrated with the Barnes & Noble...
Pandigital announces eReader with Barnes & Noble

Android This Week: Devour Launches, Slacker Caches, Alex Gets Delayed

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Verizon’s latest entry in the Android space, the Motorola Devour, which is already being referred to as the Baby Droid due to its similar appearance to Verizon’s first Android phone, went on sale this week. The Devour is smaller than the Droid, and retains the sliding QWERTY keyboard for text...
Android This Week: Devour Launches, Slacker Caches, Alex Gets Delayed

How Amazon can be a friend to small businesses

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I’ve been testing out the Kindle Fire tablet for the last several weeks. At $199, it’s a tremendous value. It’s no iPad — I just upgraded to the new iPad as well — but it provides a solid base-level tablet and reader. I can think of a lot of uses...
How Amazon can be a friend to small businesses

The Gameboo looks and feels like a Game Boy... but oh, it's so much more

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At first glance it may look like an ordinary classic Game Boy. Wait, but it has four red buttons instead of two! That should be your first hint, but this mod goes much, much deeper than that. This hack is dubbed the Gameboo, since it replaces the Game Boy’s internals...
The Gameboo looks and feels like a Game Boy... but oh, it's so much more

Microsoft invests in Nook e-books

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Microsoft invests $300m in Barnes and Noble's digital business, providing a boost to the Nook e-book reader....
Microsoft invests in Nook e-books

Target Will No Longer Be Offering Amazon’s Kindle

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By Karen Talley Target Corp. is planning to stop selling rival Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle e-book reader as it runs out of stock. Target “is phasing out Amazon- and Kindle-branded products in the spring of 2012,” Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said. The company has sold the Kindle at its stores for...
Target Will No Longer Be Offering Amazon’s Kindle

The ghost of Silicon Graphics re-appears with more patent suits; targets include Amazon and Google

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Graphics Properties Holdings, the sad remnant of the once-mighty Silicon Graphics (SGI), is back with more patent lawsuits. This time, it’s targeting a host of tablet computer and e-book reader manufacturers, including Amazon, Google, Barnes & Noble, HP, Dell, Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei. On March 27, 2012, Graphics Properties Holdings...
The ghost of Silicon Graphics re-appears with more patent suits; targets include Amazon and Google

Flipboard Makes the Leap to Android, Widgets and All

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When it comes to winnowing the Web down to what matters, Flipboard has led the charge - at least on the iPhone and iPad. The popular app, which curates social streams and Web content into a customized digital magazine, has remained an iOS exclusive until now. We spoke with Flipboard...
Flipboard Makes the Leap to Android, Widgets and All

Qualcomm Mirasol technology secures more orders

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Qualcomm MEMS Technologies' (QMT) Mirasol display technology has been securing orders from South Korea-, China- and Taiwan-based e-book reader customers. Qualcomm indicated its second plant in Longtan, Taiwan will begin operations in second-half 2012....
Qualcomm Mirasol technology secures more orders

The rise of e-reading

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Summary of findings One-fifth of American adults (21%) report that they have read an e-book in the past year, and this number increased following a gift-giving season that saw a spike in the ownership of both tablet computers and e-book reading devices such as the original Kindles and Nooks.1 In...
The rise of e-reading

Sony launching new $130 Reader next month?

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Sony may be set to release a new e-book reader sometime next month, according to a leaked advert. According to The Digital Reader, the Sony Reader PRS-T2 appeared in an advertisement by MCX Brands, a company that operates stores on US Marine Corps bases. The Reader is claimed to weigh...
Sony launching new $130 Reader next month?

E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper

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EPD maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) reportedly has landed orders for 6-inch color e-book reader modules from Amazon with shipments to begin in March, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report....
E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper

Most U.S. College Students Now Prefer Digital Reading

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The majority of U.S. college students now prefer digital formats whether they’re reading textbooks or “fun” books, according to a new survey from the Pearson (NYSE: PSO) Foundation. “Survey on Students and Tablets 2012” (PDF) polled 1,206 U.S. college students and 204 college-bound high school seniors. Some findings: —College...
Most U.S. College Students Now Prefer Digital Reading

E-Books on the iPad: iBooks vs. Kindle for iPad

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Ever since Steve Jobs first announced iBooks for the iPad, pundits have been wondering about the future of the Kindle and similar e-book readers in the face of this new competition. Now that we actually have access to an iPad, we had a chance to take a closer look at...
E-Books on the iPad: iBooks vs. Kindle for iPad

Kobo Expands E-Reader Family

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Just hours ahead of today’s Amazon’s event, Kobo revealed its new lineup of e-book readers, which includes a model with a built-in light and a seven-inch Android tablet. Collectively known as the Kobo Family, the Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini, Kobo Arc and Kobo Touch are all expected to be available...
Kobo Expands E-Reader Family

iBooks is Coming to the iPhone this Summer - Why the Wait?

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During today's iPhone OS 4 event, Apple announced that it plans to bring iBooks and the iBookstore to the iPhone once the new OS becomes available later this year. It is not clear, however, why Apple plans to wait this long to bring its e-reader software and e-book store to...
iBooks is Coming to the iPhone this Summer - Why the Wait?

Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy?

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With ultra-affordable e-ink readers, mid-priced color tablets like the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, and even the more expensive iPads all vying for your e-book dollar, what's the best choice for you? It depends. [Read more]...
Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy?

iPad Mini ads play up tablet as e-book reader and photo viewer

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Apple's latest TV spots compare its 7-inch reader with its larger counterpart for reading books and viewing photos. [Read more]...
iPad Mini ads play up tablet as e-book reader and photo viewer

Five unexpected nitpicks from a new Kindle Touch owner

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While the Kindle Touch is an overall excellent e-book reader, some of its flaws only become apparent after extended use....
Five unexpected nitpicks from a new Kindle Touch owner
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?