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2014-05-08 23:00:33

Recent technology trends have helped create the largely favorable purchasing environment in the e-reader market, especially with technological improvements increasing the number of viable substitutes; however, high market share concentration slightly limits buyer negotiation power. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of e-reader devices to its growing...

Amazon May Be Prepping For A New, High-Resolution Kindle Paperwhite
2013-11-25 04:02:50

[ Watch the Video: Amazon Planning A New Kindle Paperwhite For 2014 ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online After recently releasing the latest model of their popular Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, Amazon is reportedly prepping a high-resolution version of the device for release in the second quarter of 2014. According to Matthew Panzarino of TechCrunch, the e-reader will boast a 300 pixels per inch screen made out of glass instead of plastic, as well as hardware...

Barnes & Noble Revamps Book GlowLight E-Reader
2013-10-30 18:40:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble has unveiled their latest version of the Nook, their black-and-white e-reader. The new Nook comes equipped with a backlight for easier nighttime reading and weighs less than its main competitor, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. Barnes & Noble’s e-book and tablet business has been struggling since its beginning underneath heavy competition from Amazon, Apple and others. Their tablets in particular have been...

More Americans Own Tablets Pew Study
2013-10-18 15:56:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a survey conducted by Pew, the number of Americans aged 16 and older who own a tablet device has grown to 35 percent, while the share who have e-reading devices such as the Kindle or Nook has increased to 24 percent. Overall, the number of people with a tablet or an e-book reader over the age of 16 now stands at 43 percent. That's up from just 25 percent last year. According to the survey, which was conducted by the Pew...

2013-05-07 23:03:47

Accessories designer Leslie Hsu today launched PUNCHCASE by Leslie Hsu, a collection of fashionable tablet and e-reader accessories for Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire HD 7”, and other tablets and mobile phones, available at http://www.amazon.com/PUNCHCASE. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The time has come to raise the bar for irresistible tech accessories. Accessories designer Leslie Hsu today launched PUNCHCASE by Leslie Hsu, a collection of fashionable tablet and e-reader...

2012-10-24 04:03:25

Oxygen Software updates Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012, the company´s flagship mobile forensic tool, adding support for device-specific applications pre-installed in newly released Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets. With Amazon Kindle Fire HD setting record numbers in pre-sales, the latest Amazon e-reader/tablet will inevitably occupy a noticeable niche. By supporting pre-installed apps in the latest Amazon device, Oxygen covers a large segment on the market of proprietary e-readers. Moscow,...

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Ships
2012-10-01 20:58:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the world´s toughest-to-pronounce gadgets has begun shipping to American households today after being announced during a September 6th press event. The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader is the result of a marriage between the famous and highly regarded e-ink display and an often-strenuous backlit display. Together, this screen is said to offer the best of both worlds: Easy-to-read, crisp text, either day or night,...

Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Prices
2012-08-14 10:12:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s 7-inch Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices are feeling the pressure from an increased number of tablets and e-readers and are now available with price cuts. This comes after rivals such as the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google´s Nexus 7 have proven popular at the Nook´s expense. Barnes & Noble´s flagship 16-GB Nook Tablet, a 7-inch, full-color touch tablet has been marked down from $249 to $199,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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