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Kindle Sales Crash as Real Book Sales Rise

Books published on paper are so 1800? Maybe, but Kindle sales have plummeted — shoppers at one UK book retailer have all but stopped buying Amazon’s ebook readers while increasing traditional ink-on-paper books. What’s next, cats and dogs…

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Kobo Aura Review: An E-Reader for Book Lovers

The 6-inch Kobo Aura is an easy to navigate, lightweight and sleek e-reader. At 174 grams, the Aura weighs less than its competitor, the Kindle Paperwhite, and is thin enough to be comfortably held in one hand. The…

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) Review: the best ereader yet?

Tucked up in bed but unable to sleep, I turned on my Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, dimmed its LED screen to a comfortable brightness and enjoyed a very pleasant hour of reading. Indeed in the company of the Paperwhite…

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FAA Electronics Rules: iPads, OK; Smartphones Mostly OK

Our FAA overlords have validated what most travelers have been doing on planes for years — it soon will be “safe” to use most electronic devices not only during regular flight, but also during take off and landing….

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Kindle Fire Users Get Enhanced Viewing with X-Ray for TV

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Six months ago, Amazon released X-Ray, the popular IMBd-integrated feature for Kindle Fire users. X-Ray for Movies enhances movie-viewing for subscribers, allowing them to gain more insight into the actors in the film and other movies they’ve appeared in. Since…

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Kindle Fire 8.9 Release Date and pre-order available in Japan

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We now have an official Japanese Kindle Fire 8.9 release date as the pre-order for the device goes live.  The Kindle Fire 8.9  was released in 2012 for US users but will be released on March 12th for…

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Windows-based Nook Coming This Month? (Rumor)

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced it was investing in B&N’s Nook line. Since then, rumors have occasionally surfaced about a Windows-powered Nook. When these rumors surfaced in the past, no release dates or timeframes came with them- they…

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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is a Killer New eReader

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While the focus of yesterday’s Amazon media event was squarely on the Kindle Fire HD, the company also announced the Paperwhite – a seriously impressive new $119 eReader. The Kindle Paperwhite is a frontlit E-Ink reader with a…

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