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Barnes & Noble’s new Nook is not for single people

The tablet is killing the ebook reader: Study says shipments to fall 36% this year

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Worldwide shipments of dedicated ebook readers such as the E-Ink Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook will fall by 36 percent to 14.9 million units this year, and plummet to just 7.1 million units by 2016. That’s the word this morning from industry researcher IHS, which blames the rise...
The tablet is killing the ebook reader: Study says shipments to fall 36% this year
Microsoft Arms Self With 1,100 Patents From AOL

Here Is A Sneak Peek At Amazon's Newest Kindle (AMZN)

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Amazon is set to debut a new Kindle product line next week. Images of what appears to be the new Kindle Fire leaked yesterday, and today we got our first look at the Kindle. The key feature: 'Paperwhite,' a new technology that improves the display's readability in various lighting conditions. The...
Here Is A Sneak Peek At Amazon's Newest Kindle (AMZN)
Kindle DX apparently discontinued by Amazon

On Second Thought, the Nook Simple Touch Is the Best eReader [Bestmodo]

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For ereaders, it's a two-horse game. Kindle and Nook. Nook and Kindle. We've spent a lot of time with the two flagship models (and the non-touch Kindle 4), and we gotta say: We called it wrong. The Nook Simple Touch is the best ebook reader. Here's why: More »...
On Second Thought, the Nook Simple Touch Is the Best eReader [Bestmodo]

Freescale launches a chip for electronic book readers

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Electronic book readers are gaining so much traction that chip makers are starting to design custom chips to power them. The latest example is from Freescale, which is launching the i.MX508 applications processor today. The chip  uses an ARM Cortex A8 as its core brain and gathers a bunch of...
Freescale launches a chip for electronic book readers

Boot up: Douglas Adams on dongly things, Twitter's growth plan, improve your Nexus 7 and more

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Plus the 4G PlayBook is imminent, the world food crisis, malware posing as scans and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamTwitter pushes to boost site's utility >> WSJ.comThe efforts are part of Twitter's continuing mission to increase its service's...
Boot up: Douglas Adams on dongly things, Twitter's growth plan, improve your Nexus 7 and more

Obama Calls iPad a Distraction and Diversion

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United States President Barack Obama, during a speech today at Hampton University, criticized the use of gadgets like Apple’s iPad and iPod touch and called these devices a “distraction” and “diversion” for the nation , specially for the students. He further said in his speech, to the students of...
Obama Calls iPad a Distraction and Diversion

Kindle Touch update adds Europe-friendly languages, landscape mode

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April 27th is nearly upon us, heralding the arrival of the Kindle Touch in Europe. Before that happens, Amazon's pushed out a software update packed with language support for the continent, landscape mode and text-to-speech, amongst others. You can manually download version 5.1.0 now or wait for the over-WiFi...
Kindle Touch update adds Europe-friendly languages, landscape mode
E Ink and Central Standard Timing show off the world's thinnest watch (video)
New Nook Simple Touch with 'GlowLight' front-lit screen revealed by store signage

Amazon starts shipping Kindle Touch worldwide, but excludes bestselling regions

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Amazon has amended listings for its Kindle Touch e-reader, enabling visitors to Amazon.com to ship the keyboardless device to a large number of countries outside of the US. The eBook Reader spotted the modification, noting the amended product description – Kindle Touch, Wi-Fi, 6″ E Ink Display – for international shipment –...
Amazon starts shipping Kindle Touch worldwide, but excludes bestselling regions

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review

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Odds are, if I'm reading a book I'm doing it in bed. At night. In the dark. That's not so great for ebook readers, which (like a paper book) require a light in order to be seen. I've been asking ebook manufacturers why they wouldn't add lights to their...
Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review

eSport Clip is an unbelievably cheap 4GB PMP with a 5MP camera

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$22 -- seriously -- that's all Walmart wants for this 4GB PMP that sports a 1.8-inch color screen and a 5-megapixel camera. If the eSport Clip's relatively paltry internal memory doesn't get you excited, you can always add more thanks to the empty microSD slot. That shooter can do...
eSport Clip is an unbelievably cheap 4GB PMP with a 5MP camera

After a long wait, Amazon reveals the Kindle will soon be sold in Japan

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Japanese consumers have waited a long time for it to come but Amazon has finally confirmed that it will bring its Kindle range to the country, placing a teaser on the front page of Amazon.co.jp, reports Asiajin. The announcement is already trending on Twitter in Japan, as Amazon customers celebrate...
After a long wait, Amazon reveals the Kindle will soon be sold in Japan

Thanks To Poor Holiday Sales, B&N Will Give Away A Free Nook Simple Touch With Every Purchase Of A Nook HD+

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There’s been nothing but bad news coming from Barnes & Noble lately, and it seems as though the company has decided to resort to the desperate measure of giving away Nooks for free. Reuters is reporting that customers who purchase the $269 Nook HD+ will receive a $79 Simple Touch...
Thanks To Poor Holiday Sales, B&N Will Give Away A Free Nook Simple Touch With Every Purchase Of A Nook HD+

Square Turns Your iPad Into A Cash Register

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As a general-purpose tablet, the iPad can be many things to many people: an ebook reader, a wireless TV, a touchscreen videogame console. But to store owners and business people it can also be a cash register, with the right app, of course. Jack Dorsey’s Square, which is already...
Square Turns Your iPad Into A Cash Register
Amazon may launch 10-inch Kindle Fire in Q2, new color E Ink reader next month

After rapid growth, ebook readers set for collapse with shipments plummeting 36% in 2012

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In 2011, ebook readers saw shipments of 23.2 million units, a number that now appears to have been the peak of the ebook reader market. By the end of 2012, sales are expected to fall a whopping 36 In 2011, dedicated ebook readers saw shipments of 23.2 million units, a...
After rapid growth, ebook readers set for collapse with shipments plummeting 36% in 2012

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Barnes & Noble’s next Nook said to launch this spring

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Barnes & Noble’s fifth-generation “e-reading device” will reportedly launch this coming spring. Mentioned in passing within a New York Times profile of the struggling bookseller, it is unclear if the device in question will be a new media tablet or a standard eReader. With Barnes & Noble’s current-generation color...
Barnes & Noble’s next Nook said to launch this spring

Rakuten terminates joint-venture in Indonesia, one year after similar exit path in China

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Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten, which also owns the ebook reader firm Kobo, has ended its joint venture with PT Media Global (MNC) in Indonesia, almost a year after ending a similar partnership with Chinese search giant Baidu. The two companies launched their online store, called Rakuten Belanja Online, back in June...
Rakuten terminates joint-venture in Indonesia, one year after similar exit path in China

Kobo launches limited edition 265 DPI Aura HD e-ink reader

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E-Book vendor Kobo today announced its limited-edition Kobo Aura HD E-Ink ebook reader. Designed for the world's most passionate booklover, Kobo Aura HD delivers the best eReading experience with the highest resolution 6.8" E Ink display available on the market today....    ...
Kobo launches limited edition 265 DPI Aura HD e-ink reader

Will Books Be The Next To Go In Apple’s App Store Purge?

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Over the last month or so, Apple has clearly been on a mission to trim down the App Store to applications that are useful and family friendly. First, it removed thousands of sex-themed applications, and it’s also been making moves to crack down on overly simplistic ‘cookie cutter‘ apps. But...
Will Books Be The Next To Go In Apple’s App Store Purge?
Beached whale? Amazon pulls Kindle DX from store, death may be imminent

E-Ink no longer in the dark with Nook’s GlowLight

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The Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, now available for $139, has one key update over prior models: With its built in LED lighting, you can read your e-Ink content in the dark. Reviews are generally favorable although at least one points out that the new Nook has...
E-Ink no longer in the dark with Nook’s GlowLight
Kindle Fire extinguishes eReader demand in Q1

Second Life creator Linden Lab launches Versu, an AI-powered iPad take on 'Choose Your Own Adventure'

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While it’s best known for once-trendy virtual world Second Life, Linden Lab has a more diverse roster than just that. Witness, for example, Versu, a new ‘interactive fiction’ app that has just launched for the iPad. At first glance, Versu appears like any other ebook reader app, with a virtual...
Second Life creator Linden Lab launches Versu, an AI-powered iPad take on 'Choose Your Own Adventure'

WiFi Kindle Touch gets its passport, now available internationally

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Ever since Amazon unveiled its cheap-as-chips Kindle Touch, the thing's been selling like mad here in the US. However, our friends on other continents haven't been able to enjoy swiping and tapping its multitouch E Ink display -- until now, that is. Amazon failed to alert the masses with a...
WiFi Kindle Touch gets its passport, now available internationally
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