The New York Times tipped that a new eReader from Barnes & Noble is currently in the midst of getting its final touches. The new eReader from Barnes & Noble will be the fifth in its line of digital reading devices called the Nook. The details of the eReader are scant, but what we do [...]
There are a lot of Android tablets on the market. It’s a dizzying array of screens, processors, manufacturers, and price. One OEM is bowing out of the race, and will instead focus on a segment the tablet was unable to kill off entirely: eReaders.
After sourcing outside entities to make their hardware, Barnes & Noble is now spinning of the Nook division from the company proper. They’re going to pursue having the Nook division spinoff into a standalone entity, effectively creating two companies. One has the potential to sustain the troubled waters ahead, while the other may not.
For months now, Amazon has been trying to put the screws on Hachette, the smallest of the Big Five publishers, by discouraging people from buying its printed books. Amazon’s goal: force Hachette to give it better terms on e-books.Retailers have always pushed publishers for better terms.
One of the things that HTC has been doing recently is branching out into consumer photography gear with a line of products in the EYE brand. HTC has also been wrapping some of the EYE tech into smartphones; one of those devices is the HTC One M8 EYE that was unveiled in China recently.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, believed to be a higher-resolution version of Samsung's existing flagship smartphone, could have just crossed through Bluetooth certification, supporting rumors of an imminent release.
The New York Times is unfortunately having to cut another 100 people from its newsroom . The paper blames "the financial plight of the news business" for these cuts, which isn't quite fair. Many news organizations are doing fine, and some are doing great. What's really forcing these cuts is the challenge of a newspaper business transitioning to a digital news business.
On Sunday, The New York Times published the story of a popular— and illegal— website that let people stream and download movies and television shows at their leisure. The site was taken offline in 2010 by the federal government, and the administrators behind the site were charged with conspiracy and copyright infringement. Nearly all served time in prison.
Does that curious little contraption above look familiar? That's probably because it'sDIWire Bender, the rather unusual desktop device created by Brooklyn design firmPensa, whichwon our judges' heartsat last year's Insert Coin competition. We say unusual, because DIWire Bender boasts very specific skillset: bending metal wires for makers, crafters and just about anyone who could use it.
In early February, Sony revealed that its Reader Store would be replaced with Kobo's eBookStore, making the latter company the digital supplier for Sony's ereader customers. Today the company has issued a small update on the matter, kicking off the process.
All Hachette authors are equal, but some are more equal than others.Before Representative Paul Ryan’s book “The Way Forward” was published by Twelve, a Hachette imprint, it was impossible to order on Amazon.
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Yet another beloved eReader app is closing its doors thanks to the sad reality of being financially unsustainable. This time it's Readmill , the open reading platform for iOS and Android that sought to give users an alternative to proprietary stores. With beautiful typography and a useful night reading mode, it was the go-to eReader for many smartphone users.
There had been weeks of rumors and speculation about what Apple would announce. On Tuesday, we got a glimpse of the company’s new offerings, which included two bigger versions of the iPhone, as well as a smartwatch, dubbed Apple Watch.