Devices
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  • June 7, 2013
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Is has been a rumor for months that Amazon will bring its kindle and e-reader into the market of China. At end of May, it is clear that the official launch date would be 7th of June. Two days ago, on the 5th, Chinese users found the official landing page of the Chinese version kindle…

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  • May 28, 2013
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Researchers at Engage Labs have developed a new type of book that creates a new type of print/digital interaction that I have not seen before. The Bridging Book combines a paper book and an iPad in such a way that turning the page of the paper book changes what is displayed on the iPad, only it…

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  • May 27, 2013
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The cutting edge screen tech may have come out of Vancouver this past week but the second most interesting ereader news happened in China. Charbax caught up with Jawei Technology Int. a while ago (earlier this week?) at the China Sourcing Fair. He got the first peek at several ereaders that even I have not…

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  • May 24, 2013
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Digg CEO Andrew McLaughlin was at a conference earlier this week at Internet Week New York, and he dropped a few hints about the Google Reader replacement that Digg has been working on. Digg’s news reader is going to simply be called Reader, and it will be integrated into Digg’s existing platform rather and will…

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  • May 23, 2013
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Original authors and their amateur adapters can now jointly ‘monetise’ the popular spinoffs George RR Martin hates fan fiction, Anne Rice has banned it, Ursula K Le Guin calls it “an invasion”. But a host of authors have signed up to a new programme from Amazon, which encourages any fan who fancies it to write…

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  • May 22, 2013
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E-ink has managed to be the most exciting and biggest letdown at SID Display Week this year. They’ve just unveiled a new screen tech that promises to offer the sharp color that the Triton 2 color E-ink lacks in no less than 3 colors, but unfortunately it is also limited to exactly 3 colors. The…

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  • May 18, 2013
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Sony astounded the world a few days ago when they formally launched the 13.3″ digital writing slate that they had been working on for the past several years. This slate has a flexible screen that was promised to be more durable and lighter than your average ereader, and an early report says that promise is…

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  • May 8, 2013
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Do you use a stylus for your iPad? In the video embedded above, you can see how a stylus can help you in different aspects of your reading and writing life. I recently tested a review copy of TruGlide Pro Precision Stylus and found the super-small point worked best for scribbling on the iPad. Last year, Evernote acquired…

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  • May 8, 2013
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When Apple was awarded a patent on the page turn in late 2012, more than a few bloggers and tech experts rolled their eyes. This common and basic feature seemed both obvious and easy to replicate, so many of us didn’t think it deserved a patent. That’s what I thought, at least, but it wasn’t…

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  • May 3, 2013
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Researchers at the Human Media Lab at Queens University have been spending the past several years looking at new ways that we might interact with next-generation displays. I have long been a fan of the HML, so I was thrilled to learn earlier this week that they have revealed a new concept for a radical…