Posts Tagged: "e-readers"

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Nook Simple Touch Release Date and Price, $139 & June 30th

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Generally speaking a product’s life cycle includes one of additional features and more bang for buck.  The Nook Simple Touch is anything but that. It costs $139 and includes a 6-inch e-ink touchscreen.  Unlike B&N’s other Nooks, there is no color screen or Android OS.  It’s a simple as pie...

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Kindle 3G Coming To AT&T Stores, Their First E-Reader

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Amazon is looking to increase sales of its Kindle 3G and has signed a deal with AT&T to distribute the device through the carrier’s stores starting March 6th for $189. Nope, you won’t get a price break if you’re an AT&T customer and nor is their anything special about this...

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Sony Pocket-Size E-Reader Close, No Cigar

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Sony is feeding on scraps at the e-reader table, and their compact PRS-350 is not going to change anything about that. What they were going for was a travel-sized idiot-proof e-reader to win over people who don’t already own one. What they ended up with was a device that gets...

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Sharp Galapagos E-Reader Set To Evolve Into Tablet

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Sharp’s announcement of two e-readers for the Japanese market comes packaged with clever wordage about going from a focus on one-time sales of hardware, to a more customer oriented device that evolves through continuously updating software. It will need to make all that and more come true if it wants...

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Kobo Releases Desktop App

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Like the Kindle and Nook before it, Kobo has now released a desktop app for its e-book store. The Kobo App is a free download that allows you to purchase and view e-books from the Kobo store, which are then synced to your Kobo e-reader. Bookmarks are also brought over...

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Sharper Image Debuts Literati E-Reader

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Sharper Image, like so many others, has now dipped their toes in the e-reader market with the Literati. It’s a color e-reader sporting a 7-inch 800 x 480 resolution display, comes in white or black with a free case (beat that, Amazon!). It also arrives with 150 preloaded public domain...

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New Kindle Fastest-Selling Ever, Shipping Two Days Early

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The third generation Amazon Kindle isn’t even out yet, but it’s already become the biggest-selling Kindle ever, boasts Amazon in a new PR. It’s also been the website’s #1 best seller for two years running. To celebrate, the company is shipping orders a full two days early, so you can...

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B&N Updates Nook Apps For iPhone & iPad, PC

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Barnes & Noble has updated their Nook apps for iPhone/iPod Touch, PC and iPad today, including a new “rating” feature that lets you give high or low marks to e-books for sale in the store. The app has been updated to best take advantage of the iPhone 4’s Retina Display,...

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Amazon Announces New Kindle, WiFi Only Version

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Amazon unveiled a new version of the Kindle yesterday, which has a variety of new upgrades poised to make it king of the e-readers. The new device is 21 percent smaller and 15 percent lighter than the older 6-inch Kindle, has a 20 percent faster E-Ink refresh rate for quicker...

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Barnes & Noble Release Nook App For Android

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Nook, Barnes & Noble’s stab at the e-reader market, has officially released its app for Android smartphones today. Android phones running 1.6 or higher can download the app, which gives them access to the Nook’s entire e-library, and lets them resume wherever they left off in a book on the...