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2012-01-11 09:00:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study indicates that children who read books on digital e-readers such as the Kindle comprehend what they've read as well as children who read paper books. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO) The report "Student Comprehension of Books in Kindle and Traditional Formats," was released today by Michael Milone, Ph.D., for Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of technology-based school...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

shopereaders the leading provider of electronic book readers irons out an agreement with the largest University in Western Canada Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Shop e-Readers today ironed out an agreement with Simon Fraser University to have e-readers sold in the student book store. This is the first time in the history of the school that that they are stocking e-readers on their shelves and offering the popular Amazon Kindle 4th generation in their store. The Amazon Kindle 4th...

2011-11-25 06:00:00

The Latest e-Readers are Available for the Christmas Holidays and Shop e-Readers Offers Fast International Shipping (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 Shop e-Readers is offering many of the most popular e-readers to customers living in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and other markets. Many of the recently issued devices such as the Kindle Fire, Kobo Vox, Nook Tablet and Kindle Touch are only available for purchase in the USA. Shop e-Readers fills the void left in the rest of the world and offers...

2011-11-04 20:45:00

Retail stores will most likely miss out on their usual share of "top of the line gadget" sales this Christmas season as most consumers plan to buy the best top-selling tablets directly from online sites such as Inspectagadgets.com and Amazon.com instead of from big retailers. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 Retail stores will most likely miss out on their usual share of "top of the line gadget" sales this Christmas season as most consumers plan to buy the best top-selling tablets...

Computer Scientist Determines Weight Of E-Books
2011-10-31 11:10:05

A computer scientist at the University of California, Berkeley has found that e-readers can pack on more weight as more books are downloaded. Professor John Kubiatowicz told the New York Times that storing new data involves holding electrons in a fixed place in the device's memory. E-readers use flash memory, which is composed of special transistors that trap electrons to distinguish between a digital 1 and a 0. By using Einstein's E=mc² formula, Kubiatowicz calculated that...

2011-07-13 07:02:00

ODENTON, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- M-Edge Accessories, the market leading designer of accessories for e-readers and tablets, has unveiled its newest line of iPad 2 products, available for sale at medgestore.com as well as retail partners including Best Buy, Walmart, and Staples. With innovative takes on their classic book-style jackets as well as new cover designs that give iPad fans up to five viewing and typing angles, M-Edge has redefined versatility, style, and function for...

2011-06-23 09:05:00

RESTON, Va., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the launch of Device Essentials(TM), a new service reporting on digital traffic by device, which includes computers and other devices, defined as mobile phones, tablets, music players, e-readers, gaming devices, and other web-enabled devices. Based on comScore's global Unified Digital Measurement(TM) (UDM) data, which utilizes census-level information from...

2011-06-21 08:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wondershare Software Co., Ltd., a world-class developer of Windows® and Macintosh® multimedia and business software applications, today announced the availability of MePub, a Macintosh e-publishing utility that allows authors to publish their works in the popular EPUB format from MS Word, PDF, HTML, CHM, and image files for reading on popular e-readers from Amazon, Sony, Barnes & Nobles, Apple, and...

2011-05-15 00:02:35

Consumer advocates state that the more reviews consumers read before making a purchase, the more satisfied they are with the product they ultimately buy. However, many so-called "review" sites offer only 2-3 poorly written sentences about the product they're focusing on. When it comes to e-readers, many consumers have been frustrated with the lack of in-depth, serious reviews. However, a newly opened website covers more than 30 top e-readers with comprehensive reviews that consumers can...

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2011-05-02 14:55:00

By Hannah Hickey, University of Washington A study of how University of Washington graduate students integrated an Amazon Kindle DX into their course reading provides the first long-term investigation of e-readers in higher education. While some of the study's findings were expected "“ students want improved support for taking notes, checking references and viewing figures "“ the authors also found that allowing people to switch between reading styles, and providing the reader...