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  • May 11, 2013
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Amazon’s rumored US retail stores have turned out to be nothing but wishful thinking, but the same cannot be said for Brazil. One of Amazon’s retail partners started selling Kindles from kiosks in January 2013, and today I learned that the partnership has been expanded to include more locations. Amazon is now reporting on their…

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  • May 10, 2013
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I have long taken the position that I don’t turn off my gadgets while on an airplane, and it looks like I’m not the only one. A new report was released this week  by the Consumer Electronics Association, and it showed that nearly a third of airline passengers forget to turn off their gadgets. And…

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  • May 9, 2013
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For the longest time now I have been wanting to buy an Android tablet with an E-ink screen, and while Earl isn’t quite the consumer model I wanted it has me drooling none the less. Earl is a rugged Android tablet built around a 6″ HD E-ink screen . It’s destined to go out into…

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  • May 6, 2013
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If you’re in the market for an Android tablet then I have some good news for you. Barnes & Noble has just announced a sale on their tablets. If you buy one any time between now and 12 May and you’ll be able to pick up the Nook HD for $150 or the Nook HD+…

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  • May 4, 2013
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Acer has just unveiled a new 7.9″ Android tablet, confirming the rumors that have been circulating the past few days. If the Iconia A1′s performance lives up to the specs then this is a seriously capable tablet. It’s running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU. It ships with 1GB RAM, 8GB/16GB Flash…

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  • May 3, 2013
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It might have taken Barnes  & Noble far longer than any of us would like, but I think they just saved the Nook. B&N has rolled out a new update today that brings Google Play and other Google apps to the Nook HD and Nook HD+. These media devices can now legitimately be called Android…

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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…

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  • May 1, 2013
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Barnes & Noble hasn’t had much good news to share about their efforts to expand into the UK ebook market but it looks like that might change.B&N launched a new sales effort today in the UK. They’ve marked down the price of the Nook Touch and the Nook Glow. Act fast and you can get…

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  • May 1, 2013
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The German ereader maker Trekstor is back in the news again today with the launch of their latest ereader. They’ve just unveiled the Pyrus Maxi, their second ereader to use a non-traditional screen size. It has an 8″ epaper screen, putting it near the midpoint between the more common 6″ screen found on most ereaders…

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  • April 30, 2013
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Pocketbook got a lot of attention last week when they announced the 8″ Color Lux ereader but that wasn’t the only new ereader to be revealed. The Ukrainian ereader maker Aeron unveiled their newest ereader last week. The City Light HD might not be the first ereader to use an HD E-ink screen, but it…