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Bookeen Announces Two New eReaders, Promises to Ship the Long Awaited Ocean eReader Next Month

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Bookeen held a press conference today to announced that they would be shipping 3 new ereaders next month. In addition to the much-delayed Ocean, Bookeen is also about to ship a couple 6" ereaders, the Cybook Muse Essential and the Cybook Muse Frontlight. The Cybook Muse sports a 6" Pearl HD E-ink screen with a touchscreen and page turn ...

Amazon Launches Kindle Kids’ Book Creator, Announces KDP Kids

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Making an ebook is easy - so long as it mainly consists of text. But if you want to want to make a fixed layout ebook like a kid's picture book, that's a little harder, which is why Amazon launched Kindle Comics Creator last year and why Amazon just launched the Kindle Kids’ Book Creator. This new tool ...

Simon & Schuster Announces New Library eBook Pilot with OverDrive

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Simon & Schuster took another tepid step into the library ebook market today with the launch of a new pilot program. This publisher has long been a holdout in the library ebook market, and until April 2013 they were famous for only allowing a single title to be sold to public libraries. Today they announced that ...

Nook Media Announces New Update for Nook iOS App, Forgets to Also Release Update

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Barnes & Noble Nook Media put out a press release this morning touting a new Nook app for iPad and iPhone, but so far as I can tell the app isn't actually available yet. According to the press release, the Nook app for iPad can now display digital comics with Zoom view, B&N's own name for ...

Simon & Schuster Announces eBook Pilot Program in NYC

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One of the last remaining holdouts among the Big Six Five publishers announced today that they were launching a new program to test the idea of selling ebooks to public libraries. Simon & Schuster is starting a one year pilot in which they plan to "sell" ebooks to  the Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, ...

Nvidia Announces the Tegra 4 CPU – Makes Me Regret Getting a Nexus 7

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I don't know about anyone else but Nvidia stunned me last night with the launch of their latest system-on-a-chip, the Tegra 4 CPU, at their CES 2013 press event. (I had missed the news about the Tegra 4 leaks.) Rather than add more features and cores in yet another upgrade to the 14 month old Tegra ...

Digital Book World Announces the Publishing Innovation Awards

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From the press release: Digital Book World, the publishing community for the 21st century, has announced a new awards program focused exclusively on ebooks and book apps – the Publishing Innovation Awards. The Publishing Innovation Awards will recognize the best ebooks and book apps based on their merits in the areas of origination, development, production, ...

Infibeam announces the Phi – 7″ tablet running Android, WinCE

You might recall that I've covered Infibeam's ereader, the Pi, and that Infibeam also has a line of cellphones. Well, Infibeam has just posted the product page for the Phi, their new 7" tablet. It won't ship until 30 July, but they are taking pre-orders for 14,999Rs. The specs are run of the mill, but the ...