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Move over iPad, Kindle is coming to an AT&T store near you

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Today, AT&T announced that, starting March 6, it will carry Amazon's Kindle reader in its retail stores nationwide. Timing is interesting, given iPad 2's imminent launch and Apple App Store subscription changes that could compel Amazon to curtail or even stop... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Android Market ebooks goes live; music and movies to follow?

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The Android Market has never had any specific ban on carrying and selling straight up text documents, and users could search through the market and find apps that were, in effect, standalone ebooks. Now, however, there is a section dedicated specifically to ebooks... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Even $600 is too much for many gadget geeks to pay for Motorola XOOM

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Late yesterday I asked: "Would you pay $600 for the Motorola XOOM tablet?" Whoa, did you respond. Reaction is mixed, but those of you who own Android phones, particularly Motorola models, are more likely to answer "Yes." However, plenty of readers still wouldn't pay $600... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo follows News Corp, announces Livestand 'magazine' for tablets

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Yahoo on Thursday announced that it will soon debut a new magazine-style method of digital content delivery especially aimed at touchscreen mobile devices like tablets and smartphones called Livestand."Publishers and advertisers must expand their content to [phones and... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Android market shows the future is in device-agnostic app stores

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Google on Thursday finally launched a renewed web-based Android Market that integrates with a user's Google account and lets him shop for applications and send them to the various Android-powered devices linked to the account. This new shop marks the industry-wide... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iPad is a devil's deal for publishers

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Apple's approach to magazine and newspaper subscriptions and third-party ebook sales stink of the kind of practices that got Microsoft into trouble with trustbusters on two continents during the late 1990s and early 2000s. A year ago, publishers embraced iPad as the... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Jobs' health is not a private matter

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Sadly, I must reaffirm my position stated during Apple CEO Steve Jobs' last medical leave, in January 2009: His health situation isn't a private matter, and, frankly, it's even less so now. The seeming suddenness of Jobs' more recent medical leave, which this time is... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egypt's telecommunications blackout crushes citizen journalism

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Responding to widespread civil unrest, the government of Egypt on Thursday evening ordered all private network operators to shut down their services, both wired and wireless.At around 12:30am local time, Egypt's outbound connections to the Internet hit a brick wall,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon rolls out the first 'Kindle Singles,' short form ebooks

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Wednesday, Web retailer Amazon launched its Kindle Singles line of literature designed specifically for consumption on e-readers. The works, priced between $1.00 and $3.00, include original works of prose, essays and theses, and the the first TEDBooks.Last October,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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