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Google Reader to undergo changes next week

10/20/2011, To show the world that Google does listen to feedback of its users and take those requests into consideration, the Internet search giant has just announced that Google Reader, their online RSS reader will sport a totally new design – keeping in line...

Adobe Reader for iOS finally available

10/18/2011, We all know that Adobe and Apple do have their spats, never mind that they share the same first letter in their 5-letter names. While one of the major weaknesses of iOS devices would be the lack of native Flash support and playback (whom Adobe owns), it...

LookTel Money Reader app receives major update

10/11/2011, Remember the LookTel Money Reader app we talked about back in March? In case you forgot, Money Reader is an app that helps visually impaired folks to count their money with the aid of their iPhones. Using the camera on the phone, Money Reader can...

Scuba Divers use Sony Reader 300ft underwater

09/13/2011, Ever used a tablet while you’re underwater in the middle of an ocean? Can’t say I have, but some folks do it on a daily basis especially professional divers like Mark Thurlow and Robin Jacoway. Since they go down to depths of 300-400 ft, they...

Kobo develops HTML5 web app to get by App Store rules

07/27/2011, Due to recent changes in the Apple App Store rules, many eBook retailers have removed in-app purchasing abilities from their apps so that they don’t have to give a portion of their revenue (30%) earned to the fruity company. Latest one to join the...

New Wi-Fi E-Readers from Aluratek – Libre Air and Libre Touch

05/17/2011, Aluratek has just announced the release of two new additions to its Libre eBook reader lineup. Called the Libre Air and the Libre Touch, these eBook readers now have WiFi support which will allow users to load new books into the readers without any wires....

Rookcase turns old books into functional tablet covers

05/04/2011, While we’re all for going green, sometimes we can’t help but miss the feeling of holding a regular paperback or hardcover novel in our hands. Well, an Etsy artist named Heather Schnelle has come up with a solution – by hollowing out old...

Modern Reader: first Windows 8 app revealed?

04/05/2011, Some screenshots of Modern Reader, a program supposedly designed for Windows 8 has surfaced on the internet, and shows off how it will look like on the operating system. The app that is said to be the default PDF reader on Windows 8 gives off a Metro-UI...

LookTel Money Reader helps the visually impaired count their money

03/10/2011, A company called LookTel has come up with an app that will help visually impaired folks with their everyday lives. Called Money Reader, this app makes use of the iPhone’s camera to recognize any US bill held in front of the screen and announces in a...

NoteSlate detailed website launched

02/18/2011, The NoteSlate tablet that’s been designed to replace paper as a note-taking device now has a proper webpage that describes the tablet in complete detail. Its specs, how it works and more. The tablet packs a 13″ (760 x 1080) display that is...

Google gets into the subscription game with “One Pass”

02/16/2011, Google has just announced the launch of a new web subscription model for publishers looking to distribute their content online. Called Google One Pass, this model allows users to have a single username and login for on subscription to access the content...