Comments: 0Friday, January 22nd 2010 - 13:18 CET
The market for eBook readers seems to have been opened up definitely. The first sale figures in Europe are slowly coming in and almost all the sale figures far surpass the expectations. The American market has already gotten used to reading digital texts, Amazon has being doing good business, but now also lesser known manufacturers such as Astak are making appearances. What this will mean for E-ink readers is not yet clear, but it could mean an early reduction in prices. The CES show displayed several eReaders. The Astak 6-inch Mentor and the Astak 5-inch EZ Reader Pocket Pro are such readers that will also fight for the much-desired market share.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, January 13th 2010 - 12:30 CET
Barnes & Noble announce the launch of nook, the Barnes & Noble eBook reader, which marries innovative technology and sleek minimalist design with access to the company’s digital store of over one million eBooks, newspapers and magazines. Nook android based eBook reader features many industry firsts as it is the first Android-based eBook reader and the first to offer a color touch screen for navigation along with a best-in-class e-Ink display for an immersive, enjoyable e-reading experience. Nook, the Barnes & Noble eBook reader, will be available end of November for just $259.00.
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Comments: 0Monday, January 11th 2010 - 18:40 CET
Spring Design will take the wraps off the Alex, the only dual-screen Google Android-based eReader to fully integrate web browsing and reading, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 7-10, 2010. The debut of the Alex dual screen Reader took place at the press-only Lunch at Piero’s media and innovator event January 8 where the company has demonstrate Alex’s full browser capabilities and patented dual screen interaction technology, the Duet Navigator that enables Alex users to search the Internet on the 3.5” color browser LCD screen while displaying books, periodicals and even personal, educational and corporate documents on the Alex’s paper-like 6” EPD screen.
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Comments: 0Saturday, January 9th 2010 - 18:20 CET
Delivering on its goal of getting the newest edition of its Reader family into customers’ hands for the holidays, Sony announced the Reader Daily Edition is now shipping. Pre-orders placed on via the SonyStyle website through December 20 have begun arriving to customers. The Sony Reader Daily Edition has garnered intense interest since its unveiling earlier this year, with pre-orders exceeding expectations. The device gives consumers wireless access to Sony’s Reader Store from most of the US, via AT&T’s 3G mobile broadband network. Book lovers can browse, purchase and download books as well as select newspapers on the go.
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Comments: 0Thursday, November 5th 2009 - 23:24 CET
Isobar interactive agency Molecular, Inc. announced its collaboration with Nikon to create an innovative mobile applications for the Apple iPhone handset that provides people with quick, easy access to both educational and inspirational photo information right from their mobile phone. The free software application, called Nikon Learn & Explore is available for download. Molecular was responsible for design, implementation and QA of the Learn & Explore app, as well as all modifications to the Content Management System. Molecular has been working with Nikon USA since 2007 and is the agency responsible for creating Nikon’s current website.
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Comments: 0Monday, October 26th 2009 - 19:30 CET
Spring Design announce Alex, the first e-book based on Google Android featuring full browser capabilities and patented dual screen interaction technology, the Duet Navigator. The Alex livens up text with multimedia links, adding a new dimension to the reading experience and potentially creating a whole new industry for secondary publications that supplement and enhance original text. Alex’s dual-screen display design brings together the efficiency of reading on a monochrome EPD (electronic paper display) screen while dynamic hyperlinked multimedia information and third party input on its secondary color LCD screen, actually an integrated Android mobile device, opens a rich world of Internet content to support the text on the main screen.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 15th 2009 - 11:11 CEST
Macworld has announced the release of “Macworld’s iPhone and iPod Touch Superguide, Third Edition,” the latest addition to its popular Superguide series. This book is one of the very first Apple iPhone guides to be completely updated for the iPhone 3.0 software update and the Apple iPhone 3GS that were released last month. In this 172-page book, Macworld editors offer the latest advice and top tips for mastering the first generation Apple iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and the Apple iPod touch. Macworld released the latest version of the iPhone Superguide just four months ago. But after the release of the new 3.0 software update, and the iPhone 3GS, Macworld’s editors went right back to work and updated the book cover to cover.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, November 20th 2007 - 16:00 CET
Amazon posted its Best Books for 2007 listings, and in the Best Books of 2007 Top 10 Editors’ Picks: Computers & Internet category, The iPhone Book - co-authored by Scott Kelby and Terry White - took the #1 spot. Additionally, Scott’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers and The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers both found themselves on the Best Books for 2007 in the Customers’ Favorites: Computers & Internet list, ranked at #2 and #4 respectively.
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Comments: 0Thursday, September 13th 2007 - 12:07 CEST
Macworld, the world’s foremost authority on Apple’s revolutionary products, announced the release of the Macworld iPhone Superguide, the most recent installment of its popular Superguide series. Developed by Macworld’s award-winning editorial team, the latest Superguide provides tips, tools, and a complete how-to guide for operating Apple’s exciting new addition to its line of innovative products. Commercially available in three formats, the Superguide can be downloaded immediately as a PDF for $12.95, or purchased as a CD-ROM for $15.00 or full-color book for $24.99 (price for CD-ROM and book includes shipping and handling).
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