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Amazon quietly rolls out Kindle social network

08/08/2011, Good news Kindle owners, it appears that Amazon has quietly rolled out a new social networking service over the weekend for their Kindle owners. We don’t think that Amazon has any plans to fight the big boys at Facebook for social networking superiority...

Pandigital Nova Digital Reader going for $170 at Best Buy

08/02/2011, With the growing popularity of ebooks, the number of ebook readers have also started popping up as well. While Amazon’s Kindle reigned supreme back in the day, it now faces stiff competition from the Nook and Kobo just to name a few. While Pandigital...

Binatone ReadMe Mobile is a jack of all trades

07/31/2011, Binatone has rolled out what some might consider to be a tablet, while another would see it as an e-reader, and yet a different person could call it a personal organizer. I guess this is somewhat equal to a group of blind men describing an elephant. Well,...

Pandigital STAR e-book reader goes through FCC motions

07/19/2011, The e-book world is littered with plenty of options in this day and age, which is a far cry from what consumers had to put up with a few years ago. Heck, even e-book readers now support color for a more interactive experience, and hardware manufacturers...

Panasonic UT-PB1 tablet reader introduced

07/12/2011, Panasonic has decided to take the plunge into the world of tablet readers as well, seeing that Toshiba did not miss the boat. Their latest effort will come in the form of the Panasonic UT-PB1, which will see a 7″ display at 1024 x 600 resolution LCD...

Play “videos” on your Kindle with the iPlayer

07/11/2011, If for whatever reason, you wished that the Kindle could play videos, it turns out that short of waiting for Amazon to come out with a new version of Kindle, it’s not entirely impossible, thanks to a developer at the BBC, Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell.

Fujitsu shows off next generation color e-Paper Module

07/11/2011, The days of eReaders mainly being in black and white are coming to an end. Manufacturers are trying to inject color into readers that work well in full color and in difficult lighting conditions. It looks like Fujitsu are next up to the plate with the...

Kobo opening its platform up to more authors

06/13/2011, Kobo, the folks behind the Kobo eReaders, has decided t expand its services, by allowing authors to submit their own books to the Kobo eBook store. In a recent interview, Kobo CEO talks about the eBook self-publishing service. The service will be simple...

Barnes & Noble NOOK The Simple Touch Reader now shipping

06/01/2011, For those of you who’ve been clamoring to get your hands on Barnes & Noble’s new NOOK eReader, you’re in luck. The company has just announced that it has started shipping the new NOOK yesterday, getting the pre-ordered devices to...

Kobo eReader Touch Edition arrives at the FCC

05/27/2011, Everything that is supposed to arrive at retail stores in the US where consumer electronics are concerned would do well to go through the FCC’s battery of tests, and the same is true for the recently announced Kobo eReader Touch Edition –...

New Barnes & Noble NOOK revealed before launch

05/23/2011, We all know that tomorrow, Barnes & Noble will be introducing a new NOOK at their special event, but it looks like someone decided to leak details of the new eReader today. The folks over at CNET received some information from a tipster, detailing the...

Entourage Pocket Edge reader discontinued

05/23/2011, In any market that has plenty of (healthy) competition, it goes without saying that the weaker opponents will find it more and more challenging to eke out its survival, and the same can be said for the Entourage Pocket Edge reader. The company’s...

Barnes & Noble sends out invitation for a special event next week

05/17/2011, Remember our report about the new eReader Barnes & Noble will be releasing this month? Well, it looks like the announcement is imminent. The media has started receiving invitations to a Barnes & Noble invitation-only event that is happening on...

Pandigital Planet arrives at the FCC

05/16/2011, Working at the FCC should never prove boring, considering the number of gizmos and gadgets that come your way all the time. Heck, it should be an interesting enough job to keep you going without feeling that it is the same old, day in and day out. If you...