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US bans laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries in Africa and the Middle East

Not content with its second crack of the whip with a travel ban, the Trump administration has now issued a ban on larger electronic devices being taken on flights from certain countries. Devices larger than a cell phone will not be permitted in cabin baggage but must instead be checked in. The... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Docs now exports to ePub format

Google Docs has a new option allowing your documents to be saved directly to the ePub format. All you have to do is click File > Download as > EPUB Publication. EPUB documents are widely supported across most ebook readers, so this could be a good choice for sharing your work with others.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon posts a profit as AWS sales nearly double

Cloud services continue to grow by leaps and bounds for Amazon.com.The company reported that Amazon Web Services generated $1.8 billion in sales in the second quarter, up about 80 percent from the $1 billion it brought in a year earlier.That helped Amazon achieve a profit of $92 million, a... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iPhone, iPad, laptop: Do you have device overload?

With two new iPhone 6 models out, two sizes of iPads, work laptops, ebook readers and Android devices aplenty, with smartwatches to match, how many is too many devices to carry around with you? Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Fire phone review: a unique device, but you're better off waiting for the sequel

After producing a long line of ebook readers and tablets (not to mention a set-top box), Amazon has its sights set on the smartphone market. But finding success here won't be easy, even for an established tech giant like Amazon. With the Fire phone,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2014-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Looks to Add E-books

While video-game players are familiar with the gaming site Humble Bundle, ebook readers will hear a lot more about it in the coming months. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Argos sees return to sales growth

Argos returns to sales growth, led by the popularity of tablet computers and ebook readers, says owner Home Retail Group. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo unveils new ebook readers

Kobo unveils three new devices ahead of rival e-readers being made available in UK high street stores. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2012-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nook out! Barnes & Noble's ebook readers come to the UK in October

US bookseller Barnes & Noble has confirmed that it will be bringing its Nook digital eBook readers and bookstore to the UK in the autumn. Initially the devices, which include Nook Simple Touch and the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, will only be available through the company’s online... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N, Microsoft team up for digital biz

Barnes & Noble Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are teaming up to create a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary that will house the digital and college businesses of the bookseller and include a Nook application for Windows 8.The companies said Monday that they are exploring separating those businesses... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is the Time Right for Bundling?

In a world where people increasingly consume their content on multiple platforms—watching TV recorded on their DVR, as well as downloaded to their iPad; reading the New York Times in print Sunday mornings, on their Kindle during the morning commute, then on their desktop at the office—questions... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One in four Americans own an ebook reader or tablet

That's a dramatic change from just a few months ago and, perhaps not coincidentally, before new Nooks and Kindles lowered price of entry for both categories. Between December and January, the number of Americans owning one of the devices rose to 29 percent from 18 percent. During the same time... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to ebook readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-readers Are Big Winners in Tablet Wars

As budget media tablets race to the bottom on price, ebook readers are the real winners receiving deep price cuts and improved features. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Sony devices about to launch?

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 09:01 Sony has listed its ebook readers as out of stock on its website, raising speculation it could be on the verge of launching a new digital device. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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If a college graduate, older than 30, wealthy and Hispanic, you probably own an e-reader

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Nearly a quarter of US adults with household income of $75,000 have ebook readers. By ethnicity, Hispanic Americans lead other races. Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Makro unveils UK's cheapest ebook reader

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:35 The price of ebook readers has been slashed again with wholesaler Makro advertising the Binatone ReadMe Classic for around £35. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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