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Ebooks now included in cost of living measure


It’s a good indication that Ebooks are becoming more prevalent in society, that they are now used by the British government as part of its collection of products that measures the current cost of modern living. They join around 700 other goods that the Office for National Statistics use as …

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Marvel bringing weekly comics to mobile


We learned yesterday that Comixology had made available over 700 comics to those that got hold of its app and downloaded them before the early hours of Wednesday morning – so you still have a bit of time – and now Marvel is getting in on the mobile comic action. …

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Ebook price wars threaten entire industry


While Ebook and Ereader sales have shown enormous growth in the past few years, thanks to Amazon’s Kindle, the Nook Tablet, smaller companies like Kobo and more, the entire industry is coming under threat from price competition between content providers. Some of the best selling authors now have digital books …

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Microsoft take legal action against Barnes & Noble

More legal action news today, as Microsoft are targeting Barnes & Noble and their Android based Nook ereader device. They claim it violates their patents. Microsoft have filed legal action against Barnes & Noble and manufacturers Foxconn International Holdings and Inventec. “The Android platform infringes a number of Microsoft’s patents, …

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New Nook Color threatens Kindle dominance

I read a lot of books, and I admit to owning five ereaders – my favourite is the Kindle DX – the larger of the last generation with E Ink Pearl technology. Recently I have been playing with the new Barnes & Noble Nook – the Nook Color, taking the …

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Hack the Nook Color into a Kindle

eReaders have proved popular, with sales figures surpassing analysts best estimations. Barnes and Noble recently released the Android powered Nook Color which doesn’t support the Kindle Application for Android. Not until a group ‘rooted’ the Nook Color to run a customised version of Android that means you can download Android …

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Barnes and Noble Nook Colour – first look

At KitGuru, we love our books. Call us old fashioned, but there is nothing quite like sitting in the early hours of the morning, chilling out with a good thriller. Especially if like Zardon, you don’t seem to need to sleep much at all. The Kindle 3 is our favourite …

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