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  • March 7, 2012
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Digitimes Research reports, that global shipments of ereaders are expected to reach no more than 2 million units in the first quarter of 2012. It’s down from as much as 9 million in Q4 2011. The major reason of such a big decline is the success of Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet. One could say “success of…

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  • March 6, 2012
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From the press release: TORONTO, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Comic lovers around the world, get ready to turn a new page. Kobo Inc. today announced an exciting new partnership that will see Dark Horse Comics’ best-selling titles immediately available on the Kobo Vox eReader. Dark Horse is one of the world’s leading and most…

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  • March 6, 2012
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You can find the registration for this free workshop here.  According to the blurb:

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  • March 6, 2012
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From the press release: Just under a year after the launch of Dark Horse’s digital initiative, it is announced today that the company has expanded the number of platforms on which comics fans can access their favorite Dark Horse titles! After an incredibly successful first year of Dark Horse’s proprietary iOS app and digital storefront,…

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  • February 23, 2012
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Remember how the Nook Tablet will only let you use 1 GB of storage out of its 16 GB internal storage for your personal items, reserving the rest for B&N store-bought content? With the early Nook Color, Barnes & Noble found that people were filling up internal space with their own things and not having…

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  • February 23, 2012
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As you probably know, bistable or passive displays like the E-Ink ones in e-readers focus on battery life and readability rather than color and interactivity. The latest devices have been optimized for fast page refreshes and touch operation, but generally you’re still waiting a half a second or so for the screen to flip over…

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  • February 22, 2012
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  The press release says it all: Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today expanded its portfolio of bestselling NOOK® devices with the introduction of NOOK Tablet – with 8GB of memory, a tremendous value for the company’s fastest and lightest tablet at just $199….

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  • February 21, 2012
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The Verge reports that Barnes & Noble is placing a low-end version of its Nook Tablet in Wal-Mart, launching at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22nd. The device will have only 8 GB of RAM, the same as the Kindle Fire, and is expected to launch at a lower price than the current 16GB model’s…

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  • February 11, 2012
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Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet from School Library Journal on Vimeo.

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  • January 9, 2012
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From the press release.  In addition they are offering $50 off their tablet with a subscription to People. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that customers who purchase a one-year NOOK subscription to The New York Times will receive a top-rated NOOK Simple…