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  • March 19, 2012
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Kobo eReader Touch software update v1.9.17 is here!: ” Don’t miss this newest Kobo Touch eReader software update – connect and update your eReaders now! Enjoy a more responsive and faster reading experience with improved page-turn taps and other improvements. Also in this update, you have the option of letting your Facebook friends see what…

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  • March 16, 2012
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Got the following email from ReadSocial’s co-founder, Travis Alber (who is also the founder of BookGlutton): … I wanted to drop you a note that we’ve officially launched ReadSocial (we’ve been working with a few testing partners for some time, but now we’re officially “launched”). We’re glad to give you a live demo next time you’re in the city. Overview:…

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  • March 16, 2012
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According to the App Store the updates are: New library design – view your content in a new, updated look and feel.  iPhone users can now choose view [sic] their library in grid view. Cloud view – easily access all of your content in the coud in a simple, combined view Optimized for the new…

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  • March 15, 2012
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From Good E-Reader.  I notice that the same model is selling on Amazon for $132: Is Sony getting out of the e-reader game and going exclusively with tablets? That seems to be whats happening with the company with their only e-reader to be marketed for the last six months now on clearance at Best Buy….

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  • March 14, 2012
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From The Chronicle of Higher Education: The number of college students who say they own tablets has more than tripled since a survey taken last year, according to new poll results released today. The Pearson Foundation sponsored the second-annual survey, which asked 1,206 college students and 204 college-bound high-school seniors about their tablet ownership. The…

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  • March 13, 2012
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New Features Support for reading Amazon’s new KF8 format Add a tweak to Preferences->Tweaks to control the font size used in the book details panel Allow specifying a list of file types to exclude when automatically adding files from a folder Show ratings in the book details panel as stars. Also allow the user to…

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  • March 12, 2012
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From Andrys Basten’s A Kindle World Blog.  Full details on how to download it at her site. Kindle Touch Software Update, V5.0.4 is available online, and downloadable at the link, in case the update isn’t already on your Kindle Touch and you decide you want it right away. It’s apparently been available since Feb. 29 but…

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  • March 10, 2012
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It is great news that we can do this now.  I often read books with footnotes and if I check a footnote the “furthest page read” now becomes the footnote page at the end of the book.  This makes keeping my iPhone/iPad/Fire in sync difficult. From My Kindle Stuff: Amazon has finally updated functionality to…

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  • March 9, 2012
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From the press release (Blockquotes omitted): To some it may seem like we’ve always had them, but the world of eReaders is still fairly new. But, as Apple releases its 3rd iPad to the world, it seems like they are here to stay. This past summer, 15% of Americans said they use an electronic reader device…

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  • March 8, 2012
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Well, I actually was able to connect to the Apple servers and order an iPad 3.  Delivery is supposed to be on March 16.  When I get it I will post some comparison pictures of ebook text with the Kindle app – comparing the clarity of the text in iPad versions 2 and 3.  I’ll…