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What does Readmill's new iPhone app tell us? Smartphones and books are now inseparable
Barnes and Noble offering its highly hackable Android Nook Color for $135

First iPad Mini Reviews: "Shockingly Nice to Hold", Non-Retina Display, Pricier than Rivals

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The embargo has just lifted on the first iPad Mini reviews. Apple has provided some publications with an early review unit of the iPad Mini. We are collecting some of the more interesting points from each review, but you can click each title to read the full writeup. The iPad...
First iPad Mini Reviews: "Shockingly Nice to Hold", Non-Retina Display, Pricier than Rivals
Were rumors of an Apple HDTV off base? TV remote functions could be Apple's 'next big thing'

Apple Tops J.D. Power's Tablet Survey, Barely Beating Amazon; Tablets Top Smartphones For Usage

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One day after Apple’s big iPhone 5 news day, an accolade for Apple in the tablet category: J.D. Power and Associates has put the brand at the top of its annual tablet customer satisfaction survey. This is the first time that the influential pollster has tracked U.S. consumers on tablet...
Apple Tops J.D. Power's Tablet Survey, Barely Beating Amazon; Tablets Top Smartphones For Usage

UK inflation basket: ebooks in, champagne out

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Office for National Statistics notes recent increases in the number of people reading books digitally as it adds ebooks to the new basket of goodsThe world may not have heard of EL James and her Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy were it not for her first publishing the erotic thrillers...
UK inflation basket: ebooks in, champagne out

There Is Zero Reason For Amazon To Release Its Own Phone (AMZN)

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Amazon is reportedly going to produce its own smartphone. This is a baffling move. We see absolutely zero reason for Amazon to make a phone. The argument for the Kindle Fire is that Amazon wanted to create a great media consumption device that could also spur sales of content like...
There Is Zero Reason For Amazon To Release Its Own Phone (AMZN)

News is bad for you - and giving up reading it will make you happier

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News is bad for your health. It leads to fear and aggression, and hinders your creativity and ability to think deeply. The solution? Stop consuming it altogetherIn the past few decades, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards of living with an overabundance of food (obesity, diabetes) and have...
News is bad for you - and giving up reading it will make you happier

Evernote Integrates With 1DollarScan To Add Your Scanned Books To Its Data Store

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A couple of months ago, I interviewed Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote, about what might come next for the note-taking, image-collecting, audio-recording app, and one answer he gave me had to do with books. “I think books are like food. Memories are formed while reading books, articles and periodicals, and that...
Evernote Integrates With 1DollarScan To Add Your Scanned Books To Its Data Store
Hey True Believers, 'Marvel Unlimited' digital comics app lands on Android

iPass? The best present and future alternatives to the Apple iPad

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When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad he was quick to shake his finger in the nose of the other devices out there attempting to fill the gap between cell phone and full-sized laptop, and in particular those market-dominating netbooks. In Apple's opinion, the iPad may be the gadget for...
iPass? The best present and future alternatives to the Apple iPad

FAA may ease 'reading device' restriction during takeoff and landing later this year

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By early 2014, passengers may be able to use certain electronic devices in airplane mode during takeoff and landing, according to a New York Times report. The publication's industry sources say that the Federal Aviation Administration may announce more lenient electronics policies later this year, allowing passengers to use...
FAA may ease 'reading device' restriction during takeoff and landing later this year

Why the iPad 3 Retina display changes everything

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In a few moments, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take to the stage in San Francisco and announce the iPad 3, or iPad 2S, or iPad HD. Little is known about the iPad 2′s successor — we can only speculate about its processor, RAM, and cellular radios — except for...
Why the iPad 3 Retina display changes everything

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BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: One Billion Smartphones Shipped By 2016

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Mobile Insights is the new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile strategy news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up here for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Mobile Can Lead The Way To The Rebirth Of Print Media (AdAge)Consider the smart...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: One Billion Smartphones Shipped By 2016

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

iPhone Battery Life Greatly Impacted by Cellular Signal Strength

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Deep in its lengthy review of the iPhone 5, iLounge has performed an analysis on the battery life of the iPhone 5. The site tested the device under a number of conditions, including both cellular and Wi-Fi web browsing, voice calls, FaceTime calls, video recording, and video and audio playback....
iPhone Battery Life Greatly Impacted by Cellular Signal Strength

Here's The Big Question Apple Has To Answer About The iPad Mini (AAPL)

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Apple is about to announce an iPad Mini, a smaller iPad which is going to be competing with small tablets from Google and Amazon. We think we know what it looks like. And we think we know how much it will cost. What we don't know is why it needs...
Here's The Big Question Apple Has To Answer About The iPad Mini (AAPL)

How to make reading more like Angry Birds

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Book publishers should make reading books as addictive and habit-forming as playing Angry Birds, said Charles Duhigg, author of “The Power of Habit” (also known as “that book about how Target knew a teenager was pregnant before her dad did”), at the Book Industry Study Group’s “Making Information Pay” conference...
How to make reading more like Angry Birds

iPad is Pretty Decent

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In an effort to keep you up to date with my iPad experiments, I’m now a few weeks in and feeling pretty good about the purchase. I take the iPad with me quite often, and have lots of business uses for it. There are still a few things that...
iPad is Pretty Decent

Review: Amazon Is Gunning For Every Other Tablet Out There With The New Kindle Fire 8.9-Inch

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Features: 8.9-inch HD screen (1920×1200 pixels) HDMI-out Video, Music, and Magazine Viewing Full Kindle Store, Free Movies With Prime MSRP: Starts at $299 Pros: Screen comparable to the iPad’s TI OMAP4470 processor offers strong performance Parental controls Cons: Suffers from just-another-big-tablet syndrome LTE version is pricey A bit bulky as...
Review: Amazon Is Gunning For Every Other Tablet Out There With The New Kindle Fire 8.9-Inch

It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer

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This might sound a little odd coming from a guy who owns a photography blog…. but…. I think it is time that some of us need to spend a little less time reading about photography and spend a little more time doing some photography! The Photographer - by San Diego...
It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer

Review: 24 hours with the new iPad…

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This slideshow requires JavaScript. My new iPad came to my door while I was filming the long lines at New York’s Grand Central and 5th Avenue Stores yesterday.  I got home at around 2 and have been playing with it almost non-stop since. Here are my first impressions: I’m sad to...
Review: 24 hours with the new iPad…

Why I Was Wrong About Hating E-Books (AMZN, BOOKS, AAPL, GOOG)

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I railed against e-books about a month ago. My biggest issues were their cost and use of DRM. In the interest of doing my best to see the other side of things, I committed to reading only e-books for the rest of the month. And you know what? I loved...
Why I Was Wrong About Hating E-Books (AMZN, BOOKS, AAPL, GOOG)

How technology is creating a reading revolution

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Reading has truly seen a big change in the last few years. With high-definition video, hyper-real video games, and high-quality audio so readily available, it is a little counter-intuitive that boring old books, and the technology behind them, are still going from strength to strength. Really, there has never been...
How technology is creating a reading revolution

I Admit It, The iPad Is A Kindle Killer. I Just Wish It Weren’t Going To Kill Reading Too

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For one reason or another, I’ve spent the past few weeks down at the TechCrunch offices. As a result, it’s proved almost impossible to avoid iPad fanboy hysteria. Mike has already said that the device “beats even my most optimistic expectations”, Jason was one of the first in line at...
I Admit It, The iPad Is A Kindle Killer. I Just Wish It Weren’t Going To Kill Reading Too

AP compares Kindle and iPad advantages

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The AP today compares E-book advantages on the Kindle and the iPad.They advise that, if choosing between a Kindle or an iPad for reading e-books, buyers keep in mind some advantages of both products. ' Kindle:  . Lower price. ($259)  . Light weight. (10.2 ounces. The iPad is 1.5...
AP compares Kindle and iPad advantages

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

Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming

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Ray Bradbury was right about so many things and spellbinding about so many others that it almost hurts to write this: Ray Bradbury was wrong when it came to reading. But then I also get to tell you this: he changed his mind. HarperCollins is in the midst of preparing...
Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming
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