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Commutist podcast: War tweets, Google TV 3 and Nexus 4

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On this week’s episode of our weekly podcast, we bring in Mathew Ingram to examine the fascinating and bizarre concept of Israel live tweeting its military actions. And then on a less serious note, we get all Google-y with Janko Roettgers about what the new Google TV 3.0 means for...
Commutist podcast: War tweets, Google TV 3 and Nexus 4

Amazon Keeps Analysts Guessing on Quarterly Results

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Amazon is famously tight-lipped about its plans, so it’s hard to predict how it will perform each quarter. Analysts always ask: Did the e-commerce giant choose to reinvest its profits, or did it let revenue trickle down to the bottom line? “Visibility into Amazon’s quarterly performance is notorious,” wrote Youssef...
Amazon Keeps Analysts Guessing on Quarterly Results
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite shipments delayed for at least a month

Kobo unveils limited edition Aura HD e-reader: 6.8-inch HD screen, ships April 25th for $169 (hands-on)

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Late last year, Kobo went small. The introduction of the 5-inch Mini was no doubt, at least in part, an attempt to offer up a bit of variety in a space whose parameters are largely defined by two Goliaths: Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The device offered a compelling...
Kobo unveils limited edition Aura HD e-reader: 6.8-inch HD screen, ships April 25th for $169 (hands-on)

Eye-Popping Images Of Amazon's New Kindle Gadgets (GOOG, AMZN)

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Amazon just unveiled a completely new 9-inch tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, that looks like it could finally compete with Apple's iPad. And the device only costs around $300, if you don't want to pay for a wireless network connection. In addition, Amazon released a bunch of updates to its...
Eye-Popping Images Of Amazon's New Kindle Gadgets (GOOG, AMZN)

Kindle sales make Amazon no profit

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Amazon's boss confirms it only breaks even on its hardware as he launches the Kindle Paperwhite and a book lending service in Europe....
Kindle sales make Amazon no profit

Barnes & Noble drops 'GlowLight' Nook to $119, takes a few jabs at Amazon

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Barnes & Noble reduced the price of its Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight e-reader to $119 this morning, matching the entry-level price of the competing Kindle Paperwhite on the eve of the ship date for the new Amazon e-reader. In the news release announcing the move, Barnes & Noble calls out Amazon...
Barnes & Noble drops 'GlowLight' Nook to $119, takes a few jabs at Amazon

Which is the best tablet for reading?

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Nomad doesn't want an e-reader but he would like to buy a tablet for long hours of reading, particularly PDF files. Which one would be best?Tablets are becoming popular as e-readers, for books, documents, PDFs etc. I'm wondering if there is an ideal screen resolution for long hours of reading...
Which is the best tablet for reading?

No profit for Amazon off Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite

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E-retail giant Amazon makes no profit on the sales of its Kindle Fire HD tablet or its Kindle Paperwhite e-reader. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed this in an interview with the BBC today, making a point to highlight the differences between Amazon's device strategy and that of tablet market leader...
No profit for Amazon off Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite

POGUE: The iPad Mini Is The Tablet You Should Buy This Christmas (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, BN)

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David Pogue has a new column out where he reflects on a recent NPR appearance where he was asked over and over by listeners what kind of tablet they should buy for Christmas this year. Here's the bullet-points version of his answer: Don't buy a knockoff. If you want a...
POGUE: The iPad Mini Is The Tablet You Should Buy This Christmas (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, BN)

Kindle Paperwhite on backorder until Nov

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The wait keeps growing for Amazon's new e-reader. Any new orders won't ship for at least a month. [Read more]...
Kindle Paperwhite on backorder until Nov
Why I chose a crappy Kindle over the iPad for my kid

Amazon reveals holiday stats, Kindle Fire HD bestseller

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Amazon released information on its sales during the holiday period on Thursday, noting that the e-retailer had claimed the top spot in customer satisfaction for holiday shopping. Amazon also noted that its Kindle products -- particularly the Kindle Fire HD devices -- were the best selling products on the site...
Amazon reveals holiday stats, Kindle Fire HD bestseller

Kindle Paperwhite is a big step forward for e-ink readers (Review and video)

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When Barnes & Noble announced the front-lit Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight in April, the company stressed the e-reader’s usefulness for reading in bed while your partner sleeps beside you — which seemed like a niche use. At the launch of the front-lit Kindle Paperwhite, though, Jeff Bezos said Amazon...
Kindle Paperwhite is a big step forward for e-ink readers (Review and video)

Lovefilm's Kindle inclusion helps Amazon's global content ambitions

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Amazon is slotting its global content line-up in to place by finally confirming its Lovefilm movie service will ship on its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire units in the UK. We had been waiting to hear Amazon’s intentions for the movies part of its content suite overseas. The HD and...
Lovefilm's Kindle inclusion helps Amazon's global content ambitions

Jeff Bezos Reveals Amazon Makes No Dough On Its Hardware

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Jeff Bezos, in the U.K. to launch the Kindle Paperwhite and Amazon's Lending Library service, has told the BBC that his firm makes no money on its Kindles. "We make money from when people use our devices, not when people buy our devices," he told technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones. "That...
Jeff Bezos Reveals Amazon Makes No Dough On Its Hardware

Barnes & Noble Simple Touch with Glowlight now $119

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Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight e-reader by $20. The price cut puts the Barnes & Nobles premiere e-reader at the same price point as the new Kindle Paperwhite, which also starts at $119. However, the key differentiator between the two is...
Barnes & Noble Simple Touch with Glowlight now $119

Amazon Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD set new lows for tablet prices

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Amazon sent a shot across Apple's bow Thursday with the introduction of a 4G tablet that's hundreds of dollars cheaper than the iPad. Actually, the company introduced four tablets and a new e-reader: the light-up Kindle Paperwhite e-ink reader, a new version of the Kindle Fire and three versions of...
Amazon Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD set new lows for tablet prices

Amazon apparently discontinues Kindle Touch in favor of Paperwhite

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It appears that Amazon is no longer selling the Kindle Touch, the touchscreen e-reader that preceded the front-lit Kindle Paperwhite. Amazon also seems to have discontinued the large-screen Kindle DX last week. I’ve asked the company for comment, but the Kindle Touch’s product page lists it as “currently unavailable,” and...
Amazon apparently discontinues Kindle Touch in favor of Paperwhite

Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

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Amazon announced at a press conference Thursday four new tablets and one new ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, as well as Kindle Serials a feature where  users can buy a serialized publication that will update automatically. Despite rumors, Amazon did not announce a smartphone. GigaOM’s Laura Owen live blogged from the LA...
Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

Amazon declares 'best ever' Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Kindle family

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Pick up a holiday Kindle over the weekend? According to today's Amazon announcement, the chances are pretty good that you did. The mega-retailer sent out a note today calling Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012 "the best ever for the Kindle family." In fact, Monday was reportedly the biggest...
Amazon declares 'best ever' Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Kindle family

B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's $20 price drop official

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The Nook's $20 price drop is more than the whim of a few major retailers -- it's Barnes & Noble's new MSRP. Following Walmart and Target's recent discounts, the company's own website is now listing the glowing e-reader at its new $119 price. The reduction is almost assuredly in...
B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's $20 price drop official

Amazon Kindle bookstore reaches Canada, cuts Americans (partly) out of the loop

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Canadians have had to be content with a form of Kindle Store limbo until now. They could buy Kindle e-books, but they've had to rely on a US-centric portal that scarcely acknowledges their literary tradition. As of this weekend, they don't have to cross the virtual border: Amazon Canada...
Amazon Kindle bookstore reaches Canada, cuts Americans (partly) out of the loop

A Little Night E-Reading

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Katherine Boehret tests two touch-screen e-readers with light-up screens: Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite and Barnes & Noble's Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight....
A Little Night E-Reading

Research and compare e-readers at ReaderRocket

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Can't decide between a Kindle and a Kobo? A GlowLight and a Paperwhite? This handy site gives you the full rundown between any two e-reader models. [Read more]...
Research and compare e-readers at ReaderRocket

Amazon brings Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps to Canada in English and French

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Amazon on Thursday announced the launch of its “Amazon Mobile App” in Canada, letting its customers browse and shop for products, compare prices, read reviews, and make purchases while on the go. The apps let you choose between English and French, the two official languages in the country. Amazon’s shopping...
Amazon brings Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps to Canada in English and French

Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

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There’s something great about subscribing to a newspaper on a dedicated e-reader for automatic daily delivery. Goodbye, wet rolls of paper on the lawn. I love to read the New York Times at all hours on my Kindle Paperwhite. But the overall newspaper experience on Amazon’s Kindle is in need...
Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color

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LAS VEGAS--While dedicated e-readers struggle in the face of competition from multipurpose tablets, the company E Ink and its electrophoretic display technology (more commonly known as electronic paper) continues to evolve. The discontinued high-resolution iRiver Story HD For starters, the next wave of e-readers should complete the shift towards...
E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color

A Little Night Reading With Light-Up Devices

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We’ve all been there: The person on one side of the bed is ready to sleep while the person on the other side wants to stay up and read a little longer. The night owl usually wins because the sleepy one is too tired to argue. [ See post to...
A Little Night Reading With Light-Up Devices
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