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  • November 6, 2012
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A Mockup or the Real Thing? Now that the launch of the Microsoft Surface tablet is a couple weeks past, the blogosphere has turned its attention to the next rumor. According to The Verge, a new 7″ Surface tablet has been confirmed as being in the works. It’s going to be called the Xbox Surface…

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  • October 12, 2012
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Have you noticed more head and neck pain since using your tablet? A Harvard School of Public Health study took a look at the risk of head and neck pain from tablet computer use, sharing some tips for reducing these risks as well. Below, we’ve embedded an infographic about the study created by Online Degrees….

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  • September 21, 2012
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Techcrunch has gotten its hands on one of the long-awaited Aakash UbiSlate CI tablets, the famed “$35 tablet” that the Indian government plans to use to connect students all over the country to the Internet. The 7.5” tablet will have wifi in the basic version, with a $64 3G update that offers a $2 per…

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  • September 6, 2012
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As we approach upcoming launch events for both Amazon and Apple, speculation is rife about what the things they’re launching could mean for the reading industry. For example, the Guardian ponders what it might mean to have new 7” tablets available for both Amazon and Apple. The article seems to me to lose a few…

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  • August 4, 2012
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Poynter has a post looking at some Nielsen figures on New York Times use over the last few years, finding that time spent with the website from desktops and laptops has been decreasing since 2010, when the iPad first came out. We asked for the figures to see if the paywall had affected how much…

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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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  • May 9, 2012
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Ongo, a newspaper-backed startup that tried to sell digital subscriptions to a variety of publications, is shuttering after less than two years. The New York Times, the Washington Post and Gannett each put a reported $4 million into the company, but it never got traction with subscribers. Nieman Journalism Lab has a good exit interview…

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  • May 3, 2012
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On sale for today only, a certified refurbished Kindle Fire is on Amazon for $139. Limit of 5 per customer. Not much more to say than that.  I’m quite happy with my unit.

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  • May 2, 2012
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Not a good sign for the magazine business: A rough quarter for Time Inc., the world’s biggest magazine publisher. Revenues dropped 3 percent for the first three months of the year, while operating income shrank by 38 percent. Corporate parent Time Warner blamed the decline on both slowing ad sales (down 5 percent) and newsstand…

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  • April 5, 2012
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One in five Americans say they’ve read an e-book in the last year, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. Those numbers come from a late-January survey, and they’re up sharply from a December 2011 survey. Pew says the jump coincides with a rise in e-reading hardware:…