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  • March 26, 2012
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As part of this gig I read a lot of stuff about ebooks, ereaders, elibraries, etc. I’ve come to the conclusion that many of the articles I read are just put there to generate traffic, not to make a point out or say anything really useful.  Unfortunately, if you are a newbie to the area…

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  • March 23, 2012
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From A Kindle World Blog.  More details in the article. Kindle for Android gets upgrade to v3.5.0.83 . Adds support for richer layout and personal docs to Kindle app: “The Kindle App for Android updatea v3.5.0.83 is quite a big update that offers added access to a much larger assortment of richly illustrated Kindle books…

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  • March 23, 2012
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New Features E-book viewer: A whole new full screen mode, with no toolbars to distract from the text and the ability to set the width of the column of text via Preferences in the ebook viewer. Copy to Library: If books were auto merged by the copy to library process, popup a message telling the…

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  • March 23, 2012
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The Mac Observer has a review by John Martellaro.  He really likes the free product: If you’re only interested in Apple’s iBooks and Amazon’s Kindle reader for the iPad, you can do a lot. But if you want an alternative e-book reader from a third party and want to focus on books in EPUB or PDF…

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  • March 23, 2012
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From the April, 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics. Via Retrtonaut.  Thanks to Ed Klopek for the link.  

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  • March 22, 2012
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From the press release: Intertainment Media Inc. (“Intertainment” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:INT)(OTCQX:ITMTF)(FRANKFURT:I4T)announces that its social media, real time, experiential communications platform, Ortsbo.com (www.ortsbo.com), has applied for U.S. patent protection for its new e-Reader translator application. The app, now available in closed Beta, will transform the e-Reader industry by making it possible to instantly translate-in…

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  • March 22, 2012
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From the Aldiko blog: We have finally released the Aldiko Book Reader version 2.1.0 update to free users last weekend. The latest version added: New Honeycomb tablet-optimized user interface For more details, you can also read the blog post here: http://www.aldiko.com/blog/aldiko-book-reader-for-tablet-is-here Opening and importing files into the Aldiko Book Reader directly from browser, email attachment,…

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  • March 22, 2012
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David Renard, Senior Analyst and Partner, mediaIDEAS Moderator: John Loughlin, Executive VP & General Manager, Hearst Magazines:  publishing industry today is chaotic.  The magazine business today is the most exciting and energizing place in media.  This is because they have the benefit of a very strong traditional business that underpins the entry into the digital world. Hearst…

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  • March 21, 2012
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David Renard, Senior Analyst and Partner, mediaIDEAS, moderator:  problem is how to find what products you want, but don’t know a name, just a category. 27% of buyers who bought an ebook first went to a retail store to find the book they wanted. Discovery is not just about getting someone to look at a product, but…

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  • March 20, 2012
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You don’t hear too much about the Sony Readers, but they are great units.  For anyone considering one, Chip Chick has a review: In the e-reader world it seems like the Kindle and Nook have taken center stage, so it’s easy to forget that Sony was one of the first companies to jump on the…