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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...

Zite – the iPad magazine that learns

03/09/2011, A newly launched magazine app for the iPad called Zite has launched recently and it aims to bring news reading on the iPad to a whole new level. With the ability to draw news from your Twitter and GoogleReader account as well as other online news sources,...

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...

NOOKcolor pulled from stores

02/03/2011, The hot-selling eBook reader/Android tablet from Barnes & Noble has been reportedly missing from stores. Best Buy and even at Barnes & Noble’s own online store mention that the device won’t be shipping for two weeks. With no official...

Apple explains why Sony Reader was rejected

02/01/2011, Here’s an update on the situation regarding Apple’s rejection of the Sony Reader app. Apple has come forward with an official statement saying that Sony’s app was rejected on the grounds that it didn’t follow its policy concerning...

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...

Google moves Reader link, causes outrage (Update: it’s back!)

01/21/2011, It’s interesting to see how small changes by Google can cause large amounts of dissatisfaction on the Internet, which just goes to show how influential Google is. You may or may not have noticed it, but Google has replaced the top link to Google Reader...

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...

Sony Reader App Coming To Android And iPhone This December

11/22/2010, Sony seems intent on not being left out of the eBook game. Aside from offering the Sony Reader devices, the company has introduced its Reader application for iPhone and Android devices. The usual eBook reader features are available to you, such as...

enTourage Partners With Publishers To Enter Education Market

07/22/2010, The education market is always an interesting one, and now enTourage has announced three major deals with publishers that will see thousands of new book titles be offered for its dual-screen eDGe eReader. The publishers include Cengage Learning,...

Humane Reader For Developing Countries Costs About $20

07/20/2010, Getting computers into developing countries may not always be an easy task, as the cost is often a prohibitive factor. Now the folks behind the Humane Reader might have something on their hands, as it’s a small device that is capable of storing data...

Sony slashes Reader pricing

07/05/2010, Sony has dropped the prices of their Reader ebook lines, where the Sony Reader Pocket Edition will now go for $149 from $169, while the Touch Edition has dropped from $199 to $169. As for the Daily Edition, it is a good $50 cheaper at $299 now. Of course,...