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Free Android App (18 September): Elements War

*+-Elements War The “Elements War” is an addictive chain reaction game with stunning effects such as fire, electricity, storm and so on. It has Infinite different levels. Try to familiarize with each power source and various aid-items to win over enemies! Are you read to create a perfect chain reaction? List Price: $ 0.99 Price:… Read More »

Russia’s Cold eBook War Could Soon Turn Very Hot

*+-When Amazon launched the Kindle in the US they had very little competition, but the same won’t be said if and when the Kindle Store launches in Russia. Over the past week, two different Russian retail giants have each made an investment in a Russian ebook startup. Ozon.ru, one of Russia’s largest web retailer, picked… Read More »

Sony could pull music from iTunes in ongoing war with Apple

*+-Michael Ephraim, the head of Sony for Australia and NZ, was interviewed by The Age yesterday. He is rather pissed with the recent behavior of Apple, and he’d really like to see Sony sever all ties. You know, when Apple decided to enforce that contract clause, perhaps they should have started with a company smaller… Read More »

Chinese e-reader price war is heating up

*+-Digitimes are reporting that Hanvon, MReader, and other Chinese ereader manufacturers have lowered their prices for the domestic Chinese market. Hanvon Technology, currently the largest vendor of e-book readers in the China market, has lowered its retail prices by 200-300 yuan (US$30-45) on average, with the lowest price reaching 950 yuan, according to report by… Read More »

UK e-reader price war gets off to a lackluster start

*+-The Bookseller are reporting that WHSmith have followed Waterstone’s in cutting the price of the Sony Pocket Edition to £99. Everyone agrees that both price changes were caused by Amazon’s announcement that they will sell K3 in the UK for £109. I’m a little disappointed, but perhaps I’m expecting too much too soon. In the… Read More »

iPad, Kindle, Nook war WON’T kill Google Editions

*+-There was a rather uninformed article posted yesterday on eWeek.com. The author argues that the iPad is competing with the Kindle, Nook for the reading market: With April’s release of the Apple iPad, and recent software and hardware upgrades for both Amazon.com’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook, the battle for the ereader market is… Read More »

Could Sony drop out of the e-reader price war?

*+-ReadWriteWeb got their hands on a statement from Sony, and that’s certainly one way to interpret it: “Pricing is one consideration in the dedicated reading device marketplace, but Sony won’t sacrifice the quality and design we’re bringing book lovers to lay claim to the cheapest eReader,” said Phil Lubell, VP of Digital Reading at Sony… Read More »