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  • November 27, 2012
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The American Library Association (ALA) has amplified its campaign for better digital book access, giving librarians a toolkit filled with tools for making people aware of the problem. Below, we’ve included an infographic they created to show massive digital book growth at libraries, including the fact that 39 percent of libraries have eReaders available for…

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  • October 9, 2012
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We’re all used to seeing keyboards, headsets, and speakers as Bluetooth accessories but have you ever seen a smartphone with an optional ereader as an accessory? Txtr, an ebook developer based in Berlin, just unveiled the Beagle. This 5″ ereader takes hardware minimalism to an extreme. Weighing in at just 128 grams, the Beagle lacks…

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  • August 17, 2012
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For a while now FCC paperwork and leaks have given rise to rumors that Sony was working on a new ereader. Those rumors were put to rest today with the launch of the Sony Reader PRS-T2. This ereader looks much the same as the previous model, and it even has the same screen, touchscreen, storage,…

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  • July 19, 2012
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Less than a month after finally coming to Barnes & Noble e-books, DC Comics has just placed its first graphic novel with Apple’s iBooks store. The recent graphic novel Batman: Earth One, a revised retelling of Batman’s origin story, will cost $…

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  • July 18, 2012
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According to Android Central London Drugs are selling the 16GB version at the same price as Google Play.

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  • July 6, 2012
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More Kindle Fire 2 rumors, from Unwired View’s translation of a China Times article: Amazon has reportedly ordered two million of the tablets to ship on August 7th, and is rumored to be preparing an announcement for July 31. According to these rumors, the Fire 2 will be 7”, 1280

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  • June 14, 2012
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The experiment is over. On article-reformatting utility Readability’s blog, CEO Rich Zlade announced that Readability is ending its 15-month-old reader fees for publisher payment program, in which it collected donations from subscribers to pay out to publishers of sites that Readability users reformatted to skip ads.

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  • May 17, 2012
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The Financial Times reports (note: free registration or visiting via a Google News link required) that Plastic Logic is shutting down its US offices in Mountain View, California, and laying off a number of other workers in Germany, the UK, and Russia a…

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  • May 8, 2012
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For those of you contemplating a Kobo Touch, TechCrunch has a video tour:

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  • May 4, 2012
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M-Edge has just come out with a clever mounting system for their iPad cases.  Here it is: