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  • Price Cuts for Kobo Mini, Kobo Touch

    The Kobo Mini has been reduced from $80 to $39.99 and the Kobo Touch has been reduced from $100 to $69.99. The offer will last until July 18.

  • Kobo Reports 98% Growth in First Quarter Revenue

    Kobo reports 98% growth in first quarter revenue across its device and content sales.

  • E Ink, Sony Debut New Flexible Screen Technology

    E Ink Holdings has developed E Ink Mobius, a new version of its e-ink technology that is more flexible, lighter and more durable than previous e-ink screens. The screen was developed in conjunction with Sony which plans to use it on a new line of e-readers to be released in 2014, in addition to using it on screens used for other kinds of consumer products coming out this year.

  • Google Glass: No, You Can’t Read A Book On It

    PW gets to play with Google's wearable computing device.

  • Kobo Unveils Aura HD High-Res E-ink Device for $170

    E-book retailer Kobo is releasing the limited-edition Kobo Aura HD E-ink e-reader, a high resolution, black & white e-ink device that will retail for $169.99.

  • Tablets Overtake Dedicated E-readers as Most Popular Devices

    The latest edition of BISG’s Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading survey shows that for the first time multi-function tablets have surpassed dedicated e-readers as the device of choice among consumers who read e-books.

  • Kobo E-reader Devices for Sale at Kobo.com

    E-book retailer Kobo is offering its suite of e-reading devices for purchase through the Kobo.com Web site for customers in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Amazon Kindle Fire 8.9 Inch Price Drops, Goes on Sale in Europe and Japan

    Amazon announced that Kindle Fire HD 8.9” is now available in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan.

  • News Corp's Amplify Unit Unveils Education Tablet

    Amplify CEO Joel Klein unveiled the company's much anticipated $300 open-source 10-inch tablet, designed specifically for K-12 classrooms, at a presentation at SXSWedu in Austin, Texas.

  • Amazon Buys Text-to-Speech Company

    Amazon has acquired IVONA Software, a text-to-speech technology company whose products power the “Text-to-Speech,” “Voice Guide” and “Explore by Touch” features on Kindle Fire tablets.

  • Kobo Has Strong December

    Kobo has reported that its sales are up, climbing 150% in December, and giving the device company 20% of the global e-reader market.

  • Scholastic Report Finds More E-book Reading Among Children

    The fourth edition of Scholastic's "Kids & Family Reading Report" put the emphasis on what the growth in e-books and digital reading devices has had on the reading habits of children aged 6-17 as well as their parents.

  • Nook Tablets at Wal-Mart

    Wal-Mart has started carrying Barnes & Noble’s two newest Nook tablets at all of its stores.

  • News Corp.'s Joel Klein Outlines Plans for Amplify Education Unit

    Joel Klein, former New York City schools chancellor, now executive v-p at News Corp. and director of Amplify, its education unit, offered a presentation on Amplify's business model and plans to release hardware and software solutions optimized for a new generation of digitally savvy students and teachers.

  • Barnes & Noble Launches PubIt! in U.K.

    Barnes & Noble announced last month that its Nook reading devices, as well as e-books and applications for reading them, would become available in the U.K. this year. Starting this week, U.K. customers (including those in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland) are now also able to purchase e-books created using PubIt!, B&N’s self-service e-Book publishing program.

  • Tale of the Tablets: 2012

    One day, the year 2012 may be remembered as the year of the multimedia tablet device.

  • Kindle Share of E-book Reading at 55%

    At the end of June, Amazon’s Kindle family of reading devices was used to read e-books by 55% of e-book buyers, according to figures compiled by Bowker Market Research.

  • iPad Mini: A Supercharged E-Reader with A Middling Screen and a High Price

    Apple's new iPad mini is the best small tablet on the market and makes an amazing e-reader; the only problems are its not-so-hi-res screen and it's not-quite-low-enough price tag.

  • B&N’s E-Ink Devices Go On Sale in U.K. Today

    In a move that puts Barnes & Noble on the path to becoming an international content and technology provider, the retailer began selling its Nook Simple Touch (£79) and Nook Simple Glow-Light (£109) e-ink reading devices today at more than 1,600 retail outlets in the U.K.

  • Apple Unveils $329 iPad Mini

    At a live-streamed press event held Tuesday at the California Theatre in San Jose, California, Apple unveiled a $329 miniature version of its popular iPad tablet. The iPad mini has a 7.9 inch screen (diagonally), and is basically equivalent in power and features to Apple's iPad 2, the second-generation iPad released in 2011.

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