New Kobo Aura H2O eReader Clears the FCC, Has Wifi and a 6.8″ Screen

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The drought of news about new US ebook readers ended today with the discovery that Kobo's next ebook reader has made an appearance on the FCC website. Kobo (or rather their hardware partner Netronix) has taken the sensible precaution of placing most of the useful info under an embargo, but there were a few nuggets of ...

Microsoft Doubles Down on a Bad Idea: New Windows RT Tablet Clears the FCC

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Like any huge company, Microsoft makes a lot of mistakes. It's almost inevitable, given their many activities. Sometimes, as in the case of the Kin phone, Microsoft realizes their mistake fairly quickly and cancels the product. But that doesn't always happen; sometimes there are products like Windows RT tablets, when Microsoft not only doesn't realize their ...

Today’s Net Neutrality Ruling Could Throw a Wrench in Amazon’s Gadget Plans

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An appeals court in the District of Columbia ruled today that the FCC's net neutrality rules, which prevent ISPs from favoring one source of internet traffic over others (example: Youtube vs Amazon), are invalid. The ruling is 81 pages long, and has big implications for content providers, consumers and the future of the internet. The ruling ...