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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,...

Tablet Buyers Driven By Apps And Price
2012-08-08 05:09:59

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent survey confirms what many have felt about consumer preferences in tablets: those with high brand loyalty and who crave the best apps are drawn to the iPad. Yet the news isn´t just good for Apple; data indicates that the majority of tablet owners are satisfied with their devices and use them for a wide array of content. The comScore survey, a monthly effort dubbed TabLens, looked at demographic and other tendencies for...

2012-08-06 06:23:09

RESTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the launch of comScore TabLens(TM), its monthly syndicated service providing insights into U.S. tablet ownership and usage. Based on a 3-month rolling sample of 6,000 U.S. tablet owners, TabLens provides insight into tablet audiences, including demographics, content consumption habits and device ownership, to provide the industry with the most up-to-date look at...

UK Citizens Love Their eBooks: Amazon
2012-08-06 10:11:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With Silicon Valley and some of the world´s largest and most technologically advanced companies calling America home, those in the USA often consider themselves to be on the bleeding edge of where technology is heading. Now, it seems the citizens of the UK might be catching up, as they quickly adopt new technology, nearly keeping pace with Americans. Last month, a study was released which showed the British are leading...

2012-07-24 10:23:10

IRVINE, Calif., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: BCM4335 integrates a complete 5G WiFi system - including the MAC, PHY and RF - with Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio and software on a single chip using 40nm CMOS process Only combo chip to address unique interference challenges in systems with both 4G LTE cellular radios and wireless connectivity Platform-agnostic design ensures chip can be added to any smartphone or tablet Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:...

2012-07-21 23:00:06

iPad3release.com, the leading updates website for the Apple iPad 3 tablet device, revealed that rumours of an Apple iPad Mini device are starting to looking more credible. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 iPad3-release.com, the leading updates website for the Apple iPad 3 tablet device, revealed that rumours of an Apple iPad Mini device are starting to looking more credible. According to unnamed sources, component suppliers of Apple are gearing themselves up for the mass production of a...

2012-07-11 23:02:23

Inventek Systems (http://www.inventeksys.com) today announced a North American distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics (http://www.arrow.com) for Inventek´s complete portfolio of 802.11 b/g/n modules based on Broadcom's (http://www.broadcom.com) Wi-Fi technology and includes all the software required for easy system integration. Billerica, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Arrow Electronics will distribute Inventek System´s portfolio of high-performance, low-power, Wi-Fi modules...

2012-07-10 02:30:41

IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WD® (NASDAQ: WDC), a storage industry leader, today announced the debut of WD Red(TM) NAS hard drives, an innovative line of SATA hard drives specifically designed for home and small office NAS (network attached storage) systems with one to five drive bays. Compatibility-tested with top NAS box manufacturers and optimized for power and performance, WD Red hard drives are now shipping in 3.5-inch 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB capacities. The WD Red...

2012-07-02 02:25:59

AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced the availability of 4 TB hard drives in select Buffalo storage solutions including the TeraStation(TM) 5000 series of business-class network and iSCSI storage, the LinkStation(TM) Pro home and small office network storage device and the DriveStation(TM) Axis USB 3.0...

Amazon Rumored To Release Next-Gen Kindle Fire Next Month
2012-06-27 13:41:57

John Neumann for redOrbit.com You might want to wait a little longer to purchase that Kindle Fire you've had your eye on as a new report indicates that Amazon is putting the finishing touches on a new model, writes Angela Moscaritolo for PC Magazine. Although Amazon has not confirmed the story,  the online retailer is reportedly eyeing July 31 for a Kindle Fire 2 launch event. DigiTimes cites sources in the “upstream supply chain” and mentioned that Amazon would be...


Latest Linux based devices Reference Libraries

Booq E-reader
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Booq E-reader (4FFF N618) is an e-book reader using the Linux 2.6.23 operating system, manufactured and released in 2010 by Condor Technology Associates. It was sold globally under various names, one being the Pandigital Novel 6" Personal e-Reader in North America. The display is a six-inch electronic paper touchscreen with 16 levels of grayscale. The device uses a Samsung 400MHz CPU, it has 128 MB RAM, 2GB storage with a microSD slot for an additional 16 GB. It is Wi-Fi capable,...

Digital Reader 1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Digital Reader 1000 (DR1000) was produced by iRex Technologies in the Netherlands and released on September 22, 2008. The DR1000 is an e-Book reading device made in three versions: the DR1000 does not have a touchscreen; DR1000S has a touchscreen; and the DR1000SW has a touchscreen with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Production of this device was discontinued in 2010 when iRex filed for bankruptcy. The unit has a 10.2 inch screen, uses Linux 2.6 operating system, has 128 MB of...

GP2X
2013-03-26 12:00:36

The GP2X is a handheld portable media player and video game console manufactured by GamePark Holdings from South Korea. It was released on November 10, 2005 in South Korea only. Game Park manufactured a device called the GP32 in 2001, and was in the process of manufacturing the next generation handheld but disagreements in the company prompted many of the personnel to leave and start their own corporation, GamePark Holdings. The original name for the device was to be the GPX2 but due to a...

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