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  • January 25, 2010
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Just got an email from my peeps at BeBook – they put out the BeBook and BeBook Mini and they’re based in Australia, so by my reckoning that makes them the only Oz ereader distributor/company. Anyway, it seems they’re releasing a new version of the BeBook, with wireless access to multiple stores. I think this…

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  • January 25, 2010
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“This will be the most important thing I’ve ever done” – Steve Jobs, referring to the soon-to-be-launched Apple Tablet. We haven’t heard this first hand, but we’ve heard it multiple times second and third hand from completely independent sources. Senior Apple execs and friends of Jobs are telling people that he’s about as excited about…

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  • January 25, 2010
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This guest post is by Jeff Scott, founder and publisher of 148Apps, a blog providing fanatical coverage of everything iPhone and hopefully soon, the Apple tablet. While we still don’t know the name of the new tablet device; could be iPad, iTablet, iSlate, iCanvas, or an extension of the MacBook name. But what we do…

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  • January 22, 2010
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The Apple tablet, when (and if) released, will be a multimedia device. There’s little to no question about that. It’ll play video and music, allow you to browse photos and web content, and play games. But that simplistic definition of what it does doesn’t actually capture the significance of the tablet, according to a new…

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  • January 21, 2010
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The effect of Apple’s still speculative tablet on the electronics industry continues to amaze me. Not only has it prompted countless computer makers to join the fray and release their own slate devices, but now it’s affecting e-book pricing policies over at the biggest player in that fledgling market. Amazon announced today that it will…

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  • January 21, 2010
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L.E.K.’s Media Consumption Survey polled over 2,000 consumers, asking them about their general media “diet,” from ereaders to online video. The results? Ereaders are big, older folks are into the Internet, and online radio is finally reaching the mainstream. Most of this isn’t huge news but the statistics are pretty striking. For example: 32% of…

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  • January 19, 2010
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Forget the mythical Apple tablet that’s widely predicted to debut at Apple’s Jan. 27 media event — how about a new iMac “touch”? Apple may be planning on delivering a 22-inch iMac with a touchscreen display, according to DigiTimes, in turn citing Chinese newspaper Commercial Times. Apparently Quanta would do the manufacturing, with Taiwan-based Sintek…