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2012-12-26 05:01:55

Kindle Fire and Kindle 4th Generation devices are now available at Capilano University Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Shop e-Readers and Capilano University have reached an agreement today to bring the latest generation of Amazon Kindle devices to Capilano University´s bookstore. Diligent scholars will be able to read course material, listen to audio-books and make notes on their new Kindle e-readers. Bookstore manager Brian Ball commented, "The Kindle products are a great...

Target Drops Kindle From Shelves, Cites Conflict Of Interest
2012-05-03 06:09:10

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com Those wishing to get an Amazon e-reader or tablet as a gift for mom will have to act soon. After Mother's Day, Target will discontinue the sale of Amazon Kindle devices including its line of e-readers and the Kindle Fire tablet. While Internet rumblings cite an unspecified "conflict of interest," official word from Target is that the retailer continually reviews its product assortments and evaluates merchandise. Target stores will continue to stock the...

2012-04-11 23:00:48

Wanting to encourage more people to engage with reading by utilizing the latest technology, eReflect today announces its full support of what it calls the ℠eBook Revolution´. Canberra, Australia (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Riding on a bus or train was once littered with people deeply engaged in books. However, these days the trusty eBook reader is quickly taking over. Encouraging people to use this technology as a method for enjoying reading, eReflect today announces its full support...

2012-03-28 23:03:20

The term “mobile processor” refers to a range of processors used in mobile CE devices, often referred to as applications processors and central processing units (CPUs). These highly flexible mobile processors are used in multifunction devices that combine computing, communications, entertainment, and/or productivity capabilities. Mobile devices include e-readers, handheld game consoles (HGCs), mobile PCs, portable media players (PMPs), smartphones, and tablets. New NPD In-Stat...

2012-03-28 00:44:11

Study finds e-readers have opposite effect on middle school girls who struggle with reading Middle school boys rated reading more valuable as an activity after two months of using an e-reader, according to a new study. The findings come from a study of 199 middle school students who struggle with reading and who participated in a reading improvement class that included Amazon´s Kindle e-reader, said one of the study´s authors, Dara Williams-Rossi, Southern Methodist...

Airline Tablet, E-Reader Bans May Be Reconsidered
2012-03-19 05:03:03

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering revamping regulations that currently ban passengers from using electronic devices such as tablet computers and e-readers in the middle of a flight, according to reports published Sunday. Nick Bilton of the New York Times broke the news, reporting that he has called officials with the agency earlier this month "to pester them about this regulation -- citing experts and research that says these devices could not harm a...

E-Reader And Tablet Ownership Nearly Doubled Over The Holidays
2012-01-23 13:26:30

Smartphones weren´t the only high-tech device being stuffed into stockings en masse over the holidays. According to a recent study, the number of people who own tablets and e-readers almost doubled between mid-December and January. In fact, the report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that nearly 30 percent of Americans now own at least one tablet or e-reader, up from 18 percent at the beginning of December. The percentage of Americans who own a tablet climbed...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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