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Kobo and American Booksellers Association bringing e-wares to indie bookstores

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The e-book vs. real-book debate is very much a matter of opinion, so it's only fitting that the two learn to get along. Kobo and the American Booksellers Association seem to think so too, which is why they are teaming up to bring the Kobo's devices, accessories and virtual...
Kobo and American Booksellers Association bringing e-wares to indie bookstores

Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 quietly goes on sale as the Gobots of transforming tablets

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Lenovo's 10-inch IdeaTab S2 was one of the belles of its CES ball in offering a distinctly Transformer Pad-like experience for those not beholden to ASUS' view of the world. While there wasn't much attention given to the Android 4.0 tablet outside of the FCC filing we saw last...
Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 quietly goes on sale as the Gobots of transforming tablets
A $199 Nook Tablet takes aim at Amazon’s Kindle Fire

Galaxy Nexus Back on Sale at Google Play

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Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus has returned to the virtual shelves of the Google Play store almost as quickly as it was pulled from them. On Friday, the injunction barring sales of the Galaxy Nexus was suspended pending a response from Apple, which claims the device infringes four patents. And now, not...
Galaxy Nexus Back on Sale at Google Play

Supermarket launches trial virtual stores in UK airport, readies fresh milk for your return

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UK supermarket Tesco has decided to bring its virtual supermarket screens (successfully trialled in South Korea last year) to Gatwick Airport. There's ten touchscreens in total, dotted around the departure lounge, with eager shoppers able to make a preemptive grocery strike with their smartphone. On-screen barcodes for around 80...
Supermarket launches trial virtual stores in UK airport, readies fresh milk for your return

Nexus 4 and 10 hit Australian Google Play store first, $20 Nexus 4 bumpers appear

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While we wait for Google's latest to hit the virtual shelves in our neck of the woods, Australian buyers have already seen the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 go on sale, appearing around noon locally. AusDroid reports the 16GB Nexus 4 went out of stock in just 22 minutes,...
Nexus 4 and 10 hit Australian Google Play store first, $20 Nexus 4 bumpers appear

13 must-have features for your next mobile app

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For small businesses and big corporate companies alike, mobile is the latest frontier. Yet rather than simply developing a mobile-friendly version of your website or adding a cool e-commerce capability to the mobile user experience, more and more entrepreneurs are wisely delving into the mobile market by developing a smartphone...
13 must-have features for your next mobile app
Windows 8 RTM 90-day free trial available to all, but seriously, don't do it

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook shipping now, starts at $999

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If you were speedy enough to grab those spilled docs for Dell's new ultra machine, we've got great news -- you won't have to wait much longer to put 'em to good use. Just as promised, the Round Rock, Texas crew's taken the locks off the virtual shelves in...
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook shipping now, starts at $999

Grooveshark back in Google Play after piracy hullabaloo

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Grooveshark is no stranger to controversy, but after it was sued by major music labels, Google decided it'd had enough and pulled the app last year. But the streaming service said it's never allowed free downloading, claiming other apps using its name without permission were permitting the piracy instead....
Grooveshark back in Google Play after piracy hullabaloo
Kindle DX apparently discontinued by Amazon

Adobe Revel 1.5 released with new UI, text captions and auto-syncing albums

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Adobe's cloud-based photo storage and editing app has been enjoying its new name since it hopped off the Carousel, and now it's appreciating a feature bump too. Version 1.5 has just hit the virtual shelves of the Mac and iTunes stores, complete with a new UI and the option...
Adobe Revel 1.5 released with new UI, text captions and auto-syncing albums

Apple's iBookstore Headed to Japan This Year

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Apple is preparing to take a serious run at the Japanese e-book market. The company is negotiating deals with a handful of Japanese publishers to supply a local version of its iBookstore with their e-book catalogs Sources with knowledge of the situation tell AllThingsD that Kodansha, Shogakukan and Kadokawa are...
Apple's iBookstore Headed to Japan This Year

Creative pumps out $99 HN-900 noise-canceling headphones

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Fact: not everyone's willing to pay a premium to enhance their personal listening experience. Fortunately for those of you who like noise cancellation and a flush bank account, Creative's just taken the wraps off its $99 headset that'll do the trick. The HN-900 offers great features -- aside from...
Creative pumps out $99 HN-900 noise-canceling headphones

Microsoft Surface pre-orderers in Canada, UK report release date pushed back to November 2nd

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Microsoft's Surface for Windows RT appears to be flying off the virtual shelves, however it appears some of the customers who've pre-ordered will be waiting about a week longer than they thought. We've received several tips from readers in Canada and the UK indicating they've received emails (as seen...
Microsoft Surface pre-orderers in Canada, UK report release date pushed back to November 2nd
Amazon's Kindle smartphone is coming! And it's 3-D! And we've heard this before! But this time it's true!

Nest partners with Texas utility, offers intelligent thermostat to energy-conscious households

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What's next for an energy-efficient thermostat designed by ex-Apple engineers? A limited promotion with a utilities provider to make it even more legit, that's what. Now that Nest has broached online mega-retailer Amazon's virtual shelves, the next stop on its trendy household domination tour's taking it to Reliant, a...
Nest partners with Texas utility, offers intelligent thermostat to energy-conscious households

Amazon Took Down 'Ex-Girlfriend' Shooting Targets That Spurt Blood When Hit

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Although target vendor Zombie Industries couldn't see anything wrong with its life-sized, big-breasted, dead-eyed shooting target called "The Ex" -- who even "bleeds" in seductive splatters around her ripped tank top and lacy bra when shot -- Amazon was quick to pull the item from its virtual shelves. "We are...
Amazon Took Down 'Ex-Girlfriend' Shooting Targets That Spurt Blood When Hit

Samsung Galaxy Note II to arrive at US Cellular on Friday, pre-orders ship tomorrow

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US Cellular has been offering the Samsung Galaxy Note II on pre-order for over a month now, but it just sent out an email clarifying that the device will be stocked on retail and virtual shelves beginning this Friday, October 26th. This falls in line with the "late October"...
Samsung Galaxy Note II to arrive at US Cellular on Friday, pre-orders ship tomorrow

$900 Nokia Lumia 800 Bundle Available Now At Amazon

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If you were thinking that the Lumia 800 would somehow go for less than it is at Microsoft stores — $899 with Nokia Play 360 Bluetooth speakers, Nokia Purity HD headphones and a Luna Bluetooth headset — let me just do you a favor and burst that bubble right here...
$900 Nokia Lumia 800 Bundle Available Now At Amazon

At Last: HTC’s One V Is Now Available At Virgin Mobile For $199

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It’s bigger brothers have long since made their debut in the U.S., and now the smallest member of HTC’s One series is joining them. HTC’s pint-sized (relatively speaking) One V is now available for all you no-contract types on Virgin Mobile’s website, where it’ll set you back a cool $199....
At Last: HTC’s One V Is Now Available At Virgin Mobile For $199

Amazon expanding Android Appstore globally, plans to reach nearly 200 countries

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A little more than two years after opening its Appstore for Android, Amazon.com says it will be expanding the market internationally to countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, India, South Africa and South Korea — reaching nearly 200 countries around the world. The company this morning started taking app submissions from developers in additional countries, aiming...
Amazon expanding Android Appstore globally, plans to reach nearly 200 countries

iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

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iDevice owners in New Zealand and 17 Latin American countries are no longer restricted to a diet composed of free content when it comes to their respective iBookstores. A quick search of the storefronts will reveal virtual shelves stocked with paid-content that haven't yet found their way to the...
iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

Want to sell your work in the iBookstore? Here’s how

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Struggling writers and emotional hipsters, take note! Apple is now accepting applications for independently published works to fill the virtual shelves of its iBookstore. First and foremost, to get the ball rolling you’ll need to sign in with iTunes Connect and register a valid US Tax ID. Then, after...
Want to sell your work in the iBookstore? Here’s how

Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries

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Oddly, Random House deciding to triple the price of its e-books for libraries is being considered a compromise. While others, like Penguin, are pulling their electronic tomes from the virtual shelves of our lending institutions, Random House is at least willing to still play ball -- even if it's...
Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries
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Refurbished items return to Apple online store after 3-day drought

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Apple restocked the certified refurbished section its online store on Friday after an as yet unexplained international outage of previously-owned computers left the virtual shelves bare for over three days....
Refurbished items return to Apple online store after 3-day drought
Sub-compact media: Rethinking the way we publish online

Warner Archive Instant launches, offers subscription to stream classic movies and TV shows

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While existing streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime stock their virtual shelves with fresh exclusive content, the just-launched Warner Archive Instant is running in the other direction. Drawing on a catalog of rare older (although not necessarily that old, there's a few 90s flicks in there) movies and...
Warner Archive Instant launches, offers subscription to stream classic movies and TV shows

Mind This, Gap: Online-Only American Giant Brings Clothes Manufacturing Back To The U.S.

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The former head of Chrome Bags, Bayard Winthrop, thinks he can build a menswear brand to rival Gap and J.Crew by skipping the brick-and-mortar route.United States clothing companies outsource manufacturing because they believe it's one of the only places where they have wiggle room on the enterprise's cost structure. But...
Mind This, Gap: Online-Only American Giant Brings Clothes Manufacturing Back To The U.S.
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