Amazon Tablet aka the iPad Killer Coming Later This Year

Amazon Tablet

The rumor mill is churning as word is coming out that Amazon is getting ready to roll out its own version of tablet in a bid to take on the tablet market, currently dominated by the iPad, by storm. Amazon is reportedly working with Quanta Computer, a Taiwanese manufacturer who has the capacity of producing somewhere around 700,000 to 800,000 units a month with the […]

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Kindle, Nook and other eReaders Will Kill Books….One Day

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A recent report from IHS iSuppli, a market research firm, found that the exponential growth of eReaders such as the Kindle, Nook will eventually lead to a significant decrease in the production of printed books. By 2014, the report predicts that eBooks will constitute about 13 percent of U.S. book publishing revenue, more than twice its current level. However, since the profit margins on eBooks […]

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iPad Magazine ZITE Tailors to Your Reading Habits

| Mar 10 | 0 Comments

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iPad applications are getting smarter and more personalized by the minute, but this may be one of the smartest yet. CNN.com reports that ZITE, a personalized iPad magazine that launched yesterday, is able to tailor its content not only by basing it on your interests, but by learning your reading habits. When you first open the free app, Zite requests that you enter your Twitter […]

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THE DAILY expanding to Android; Free Trial Continues on iPad

| Feb 28 | 0 Comments

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While News Corp.’s THE DAILY has been exclusive to the iPad since its launch earlier this month, that is about to change. All Things Digital reports that the digital newspaper is going to expand to Android tablets in the second quarter of this year. This move was expected eventually, but at the launch event for The Daily, Rupert Murdoch intimated the Android expansion would take […]

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Apple Starts Production on New iPad

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Listen up iPad lovers, because Apple Inc. has reportedly started manufacturing a new version of its iPad, according to The Wall Street Journal. The new tablet computer is set to come with a built-in camera and faster processor, in addition to all the regular bells and whistles. It also promises to be thinner and lighter than the first model and have more memory and a […]

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Schools Experiment With iPad Lessons

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Looks like it won’t be long until kids will no longer have to cart around backpacks full of heavy books to and from school. According to Boston.com, some lucky kids got to try out brand-new Apple iPad tablet computers instead of books last fall. Kids like Rebecca Allen’s fourth-grade class at the Rich Acres Elementary School in Martinsville, Va. Allen said: “It was fun watching […]

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iPad-Only Newspaper Launched at $.99 Weekly or $39.99 Annually

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The Daily, Rupert Murdoch’s iPad-only magazine/newspaper, has been described as “The New York Post Goes to College.” And guess what, kids? According to Engadget.com, it is now a go. Launched at a New York event, the newest addition to the e-reader family pledges to offer “the best of traditional journalism” with “the best of contemporary technology.” The will reportedly include features like 360 degree photos […]

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iPad Newspaper from News Corp Coming February 2

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Want to read another newspaper on your iPad? Well good news, according to Yahoo, News Corp is set to launch its long-awaited digital newspaper on February 2. This announcement comes just two weeks after the two companies were widely expected to introduce the new product. The Daily, a digital newspaper for tablet devices, will be introduced by News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch and Apple Vice […]

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iPad 2 Could Arrive in April

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I’ve got great news for you iPad users out there who are chomping at the bit for the new version (y’all know who you are). According to eBookNewser, the iPad 2 is already reportedly in production and may come out as early as (gasp!) April. DigitTimes has more to say about the release: “Apple has increased the number of PCB suppliers for iPad 2 from […]

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iPad 2 Without a Home Button

| Jan 19 | 1 Comment

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Okay I’ve got some news for you iPad users. I’m warning you that it’s going to be hard to believe at first, but actually does make sense. According to BGR.com, Apple will be removing the home button from the iPad’s design. This is the reason Apple just added multitouch gestures for the iPad in the latest iOS 4.3 beta. So that instead of using button […]

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