Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fight Night: Undisputed Champion of the World, iPad vs. Amazon’s Android Tab

The HP TouchPad lasted all of 2 rounds in the tablet ring against the iron fists of the iPad. All the while, the undisputed champion of the world seems to only be growing more popular with every new tablet that … Continue reading

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Google + Book Sharing

Google+ is Google’s new social networking venture that has become extremely popular due to its word of mouth campaigns. Let’s face it: people want to be a part of most things that are invite-only. Google+ has taken many of Facebook’s users … Continue reading

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HP TouchPad: A Very Short Trip

The HP TouchPad has come and gone without stirring up much difficulty for the Apple’s iPad. Strangely enough, one of its strongest (or at least, most unique) features turned out to be its ticking time bomb–the WebOS. HP decided to … Continue reading

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MS Reader: There Will Be Casualties

The Microsoft Reader is on the latest tech obituaries list. Readers may ask if this news is very relevant since the MS Reader never posed a serious threat to contemporary eReaders, which had far more advanced technology such as e-ink, … Continue reading

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Pottermore Shares Potter E-Rights With Sony

J.K. Rowling’s new strategy to release the very first electronic versions of her Harry Potter series through Pottermore will definitely strike a new vein in her seemingly depth-less gold mine. However, this time around it seems that she will be exclusively allowing Sony … Continue reading

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Guardian Shorts

The Guardian is one of the prime news sources in England, recently proving its worth when it shed light on the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal. The Guardian wants to tell the story of how it uncovered the conspiracy and … Continue reading

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Appletalism

Dear Apple, I was recently informed that you had acquired more currency than the government of the United States of America. This, of course due to the country’s current economic situation, is not hard to believe. I’m sure that at … Continue reading

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Amazon Strikes Back

Apple has headlined ePublishing news of late, but last week Amazon launched a brand new service, Kindle Cloud Reader, a service that allows users to read books online through any browser using HTML5, and the publishing world is buzzing. Of … Continue reading

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Pottermore is Near

A version of the Pottermore beta is now live, and the only way for eager users to get an invite is to compete in a trivia contest called Find The Magic Quill. Every day, a new trivia question is posted … Continue reading

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Hybrid Books to Meet Digital Demands

It turns out that paper books have a unique trick up their sleeves to compete with engrossing book apps. According to indie publisher Melville House, who are now printing Hybrid Books, this is “an innovative publishing program that gives print … Continue reading

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