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  • May 29, 2013
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Rumors have been circulating for quite some time now that Amazon was about to launch the Kindle Paperwhite in China, and if this new photo is real then that launch is going to happen fairly soon. Mike Cane has turned up a photo of what is reportedly an endcap in a Suning Tesco store.  There’s…

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  • May 18, 2013
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Just under a month ago I posted a rumor that speculated that Nook Media had passed on E-ink’s new 6.8″ screen, giving Kobo a chance to be the first to the market with this incredibly high resolution screen. I had little proof at the time, but the rumor was plausible enough that I posted it….

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  • May 17, 2013
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Rumors have been circulating for some time now that Microsoft was thinking about making a smaller Windows RT tablet, and earlier this week those rumors coalesced into a new form. Digitimes is sharing a trio of rumors today (here, here, here) that might tell us a lot about Microsoft’s next tablet. Naturally these rumors should…

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  • May 15, 2013
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A new leak today shows what is reportedly the next iPad Mini, but I would bet dollars to donuts that it’s not real. The Dutch gadget site MobileLeaks.nl reported this morning that they had been handed a specs list and a new render of Apple’s next 8″ tablet, but as much as I would like this…

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  • May 14, 2013
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It looks like last week’s rumor about Microsoft buying Nook Media might not be as solid as we thought. Insider Monkey is reporting that they have an unnamed source at Microsoft that denies the Techcrunch rumor. According to their source, that deal was never an option: “I literally just walked out of the meeting today…

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  • May 10, 2013
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Still not the smartphone you are looking for. The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a new rumor today that Amazon has a cutting-edge smartphone in the works: One of the devices is a high-end smartphone featuring a screen that allows for 3-D images without glasses, these people said. Using retina-tracking technology, images on the…

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  • May 10, 2013
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Still not the smartphone you are looking for. The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a new rumor today that Amazon has a cutting-edge smartphone in the works: One of the devices is a high-end smartphone featuring a screen that allows for 3-D images without glasses, these people said. Using retina-tracking technology, images on the…

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  • May 10, 2013
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When Techcrunch revealed last night that MS was trying to buy Nook Media, one key detail they mentioned was that Nook Media would get out of ereaders soon and eventually get out of hardware entirely. I think we could be seeing the second (yes, second) sign of that plan coming to pass. A number of…

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  • April 25, 2013
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Rumors continue to circulate this week that Amazon is about to launch the Kindle Paperwhite in China. According to the Chinese-language blog BoloPad, Amazon is going to release the Kindle Paperwhite in China on 26 April. Their source has indicated that the KPW will be priced at 989 yuan, or about $160 USD. There is…

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  • April 19, 2013
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Meet the Nook Aura HD The most interesting rumor crossed my desk today. According to a source I trust, Kobo wasn’t the first ereader maker to express an interest in the 6.8″ HD E-ink screen used in the Kobo Aura HD. I have been told that Barnes & Noble was the first company to be…