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Displaying items by tag: Ereaders

The Kobo Aura H2O waterproof eReader is now available in Australia and New Zealand.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 26 September 2013 16:14

Amazon on fire with new Kindles

Amazon has announced a big upgrade to its Android-based Kindles, adding better displays and a 'Mayday' button for free live technical support.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 18:58

Kobo unleashes new tablets, e-readers

Kobo has announced some big additions to its hardware lineup in Australia, with a bunch of new e-readers and tablets on the way.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:35

Dick on Fire with new Kindle

Dick Smith will be stocking Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD tablet in Australia when it's released here in June.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 07 September 2012 09:19

Amazon updates Kindle software feature set

Amazon's latest announcements aren't just about new devices - new functions have also been implemented for the Kindle family.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 07 September 2012 08:46

Amazon delivers read-in-the-dark Kindle Paperwhite

Along with the Kindle Fire HD, Amazon has introduced the Kindle Paperwhite, an e-reader with a front lit display.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 07 September 2012 08:28

Amazon goes hi-def with the Kindle Fire HD

When Amazon announced that its Kindle Fire had sold out, a lot of people assumed a replacement model must be close at hand. The arrival of the Kindle Fire HD - along with the Kindle Paperwhite - proved them right.

Published in Mobility

Despite continuing global macroeconomic problems, there's a great deal of upside for the semiconductor market, with analysts forecasting growth this year will be in the order of 3.4 percent, bringing in revenues of $296 billion, and with growth in 2012 expected at 3.1 percent with revenues hitting $305 billion.

Published in Market
Friday, 18 November 2011 00:47

eReader market expected to triple in five years

Worldwide shipments of eReaders will nearly triple from the 25 million expected to reach the market this year to 67 million eReaders by 2016.

Published in Market

International Data Corporation (IDC) has initiated a Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker, saying that vendors shipped 4.8 million media tablets globally in 3Q10, compared to 3.3 million units in the second quarter of 2010 and that Apple's iPad accounted for nearly 90 percent of the media tablets shipped worldwide in 3Q10.

Published in Market
Discovery Communications, the owner of the popular Discovery Channel, has filed a patent infringement suit against web titan Amazon.com alleging infringement of a patent for electronic book technology. The suit names the Kindle and Kindle 2 e-book readers and Amazon's e-book delivery system and seeks damages and royalty payments for continued use of the technology.

Published in Beerfiles
The word around the traps is that Amazon is about to announce a free application for the iPhone that will enable the same e-books available on Kindle to be read on the popular Apple device, as well as the iPod Touch. What's more, we may have announcements of Kindle being available on other platforms in the future.

Published in Beerfiles
The Amazon Kindle e-reader has been getting great publicity since it was first launched in November 2007. Yet it is hard to understand why Amazon has hampered its global distribution by tying its capabilities to a mobile phone network. Isn't the Internet good enough?

Published in Beerfiles




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