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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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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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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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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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Libraries in the 21st Century

The digital advances in publishing and media may provide new services and even opportunities for the classic social amenity of the library. The what? I know–the li-brar-y. Stacks upon stacks of dusty tomes will be moved to make room for a few … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Isn’t Done Merchandising

This past Saturday, I took my girlfriend Lindsay to see the epic conclusion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II. Unfortunately, there were some people attending who thought it was a wise idea to bring their significant other … Continue reading

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PadWorx for a More Mature E-Book

Enhanced e-books are collectively the poster child of the digital/literary world, but the largest market is leaning toward interactive children’s books. Where’s the stuff for us big kids? I like playing with the iPad and other tablet devices, but would definitely prefer … Continue reading

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Google Has a Serious Page Turner: Story HD

The media and content tycoons at Google have announced the release of their own e-reader that will be available this Sunday for $140.00–a price that compares to the Kindle. They teamed up with product manufacturer, Iriver, assembling the Story HD. … Continue reading

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How Does One Make an Enhanced E-book?

Push Pop Press, architects of the digital and interactive version of Al Gore’s book Our Choice, are an enigma. Caught between roles of playing developers, publishers and licensors, the ex-Apple super-team pose a model for how enhanced e-books could begin to … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Apparates to the Web

JK Rowling has announced an October launch of Pottermore, a community website that will host the first e-book editions of the series as well as provide a platform for fans to engage in the extended world of Harry Potter. From … Continue reading

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