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Paranga offers tactile feedback when reading e-books

03/23/2011, Reading e-books are fine and dandy, but what happens when you want to up the ante during the reading experience? This is where Paranga comes in – it offers the ability for an e-book reader to experience tactile feedback whenever going through those...

Lendle goes down for a day

03/23/2011, Lendle, the book lending service that provides an easy way for users to lend and borrow lendable Amazon books, was shut down yesterday when Amazon decided to revoke Lendle’s access to their APIs. The reason that Amazon gave was that Lendle does not...

Kindle app announced for webOS

02/09/2011, Amazon has just announced that they will be releasing their popular eBook reader/store app for the webOS. The app will be specially designed for the HP TouchPad and will read any Kindle eBook, even if it was purchased on another platform. At least someone...

Sesame Street e-book arrives

02/06/2011, ScrollMotion has announced a new Sesame Street e-book that will arrive on both the iTunes App Store and the Google Chrome Web Store – simultaneously. This makes it the first title from Sesame Street which will hit Google Chrome, while voracious...

Apple rejects Sony Reader Store app

02/01/2011, Looks like Apple is tightening its iron grip over the iTunes App Store. The big fruity company has been reported to have rejected Sony’s eBook store app – the Sony Reader Store from the iTunes App Store. The reason for the rejection was due to...

NOOKcolor hacked with Android 3.0 Honeycomb

01/30/2011, Developer/hacker “@deeper-blue” recently posted a video on how he managed to port over the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system which has been specially optimized for tablet use over to the NOOKcolor. So far, the port isn’t working all...

Kindle eBooks outsell paperbacks earlier than expected

01/28/2011, This news has actually come a little earlier than expected as Amazon has announced that it has reached its goal of seeing eBooks outsell paperbacks. The milestone was expected to be achieved in the spring, but thanks to the holiday rush, Amazon saw 115...

Nook: ‘Biggest bestseller ever’ for B&N

12/30/2010, Barnes & Noble has announced that the Nook has officially become their “Biggest Bestseller” – ever (B&N is a 40-year old company). B&N has announced that the Nook Color has been selling very well and is the number one selling...

Loan Kindle eBooks to your friends

12/30/2010, Way back in October, Amazon announced that they will be adding the loan a book feature to Kindle. Looks like it’s finally here, while it’s nothing groundbreaking (Nook already has it) for what it’s worth, it’s a pretty handy...

Kobo breaks eBook records this Holiday Season

12/27/2010, Kobo, the only pure-play global eReading service running on an open platform, has just revealed some interesting stats this holiday season. The kobo book service has managed to break their own records they set previously, and became the first eReading...

NOOKcolor starts to ship for $249

11/16/2010, Barnes & Noble announced their NOOKcolor ebook reader around three weeks ago, and it is nice to see the device fleshed out to the masses, as it has started to ship for $249 a pop. Just to recap (in case you’ve been living under a rock for the...

Pandigital AW-NU706 ebook reader arrives on the FCC

11/03/2010, The FCC has taken a look at the Pandigital AW-NU706 ebook reader, and those who are more observant might be able to guess correctly that this device will feature a 6-inch display of the E-Ink variety, while its back end support for a digital library would...

FCC takes a gander at iRiver Cover Story eBook reader

11/01/2010, The FCC have taken a look at the iRiver Cover Story eBook reader over the weekend, which is always a good omen if you’re thinking of picking one up Stateside since all devices need to go through the machinations of the FCC before they are approved...

Nook Color Preview

10/27/2010, Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor, the first full color ebook reader, presents a series of dilemmas for interested buyers. B&N referred to it as a tablet, but NOOKcolor is really more like half a tablet. It literally is a read-only device. It displays...