Kindle Store to Launch in the Netherlands in October?

4444210397_2d0504d1f4[1]Hot on the heels of Saturday's news of Kobo signing a new retail partner in the region comes new rumors that Amazon is going to launch a local Kindle Store in the Netherlands.

Citing unnamed sources, two different Dutch news sites are reporting that Amazon will launch a Kindle Store in the Netherlands next month (a similar report also showed up in my comment section). MustReads.nl first reported the rumor on Saturday, and they were followed by Boekblad this morning (or at least that's when the story came through my RSS feeds). Continue reading

New Leak Reveals a Square iWatch Design Which Won’t Go Into Production Until January

Bz2ajzj[1]With Apple's next press event less than 24 hours away, a new leak  may just have offered the first proof that the mounting rumors are true: there is an iWatch in the works.

A couple hours ago an anonymous redditor posted a set of slides which may show parts from the iWatch. Continue reading

I Don’t Expect to See an iWatch or a 12.9″ iPad Maxi This Year

12_9_ipad_ipad_4_mini_light-800x450[1]A new round of rumors are circulating today concerning Apple's long-rumored iWatch and 12.9" iPad. While I usually don't comment on implausible and unsubstantiated hardware rumors, I'm going to break with my rule against reporting on rumors and point out just how implausible the latest rumors really are. Continue reading

New Gossip: B&N to Spin off Nook Media

An unsubstantiated NOOK sony kobo logoand unconfirmed rumor circulated yesterday that Barnes & Noble was getting ready to spin off Nook Media. The rumor originates with a stock market news service, which reported on it behind a paywall, and it has been picked up by Benzinga.

There is absolutely no evidence to support this rumor being true, but given Barnes & Noble's history it is not completely out of the question. Continue reading