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Sharp set to challenge iPad with new e-reader, 3D potential

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While the Amazon Kindle is still doing reasonably well, it seems that the future of e-book readers will come with multifunction devices using color LCD displays. Sharp is continuing this trend with a pending e-reader of its own and they're saying it'll "rival the iPad."

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FCC Spotting: Huawei touchscreen eReader with Wi-Fi and 3G to sport Android?

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It’s not surprising that Huawei Technologies, the largest networking and telecommunications equipment supplier in China, has entered the e-reader market. With CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezosis, expecting e-book sales to surpass paperback sometime in the next 9 to 12 months, releasing the T62W seems to be the right move to make.

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Barnes & Noble to ramp up Nook display just days after new Kindle release

Barnes & Noble ramping up Nook displays in-store

Even though the Apple iPad is getting the lion's share of attention these days, the e-Reader market is still as competitive as ever. Not to be outdone by its Amazon counterparts, Barnes & Noble is getting ready to go even bigger with its Nook e-ink reader.

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Android phones get Barnes & Noble nook app: Lend ebooks to friends

Barnes & Noble now offering Nook app to Android OS smartphones

When it comes to the Amazon Kindle, you don't necessarily have to buy the e-reader hardware in order to enjoy its library. There are all sorts of free mobile apps. The same thing is expanding with Barnes & Noble too with the introduction of the nook for Android app. As you can probably figure out, this Google Android app will grant you access to just about everything that the Barnes & Noble nook has to offer. You'll need to have Android 1.6 or higher, but it means that you can shop for over a million titles including new releases and free eBooks.

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Next-generation XMDF e-Book format will support audio and video

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Last month at Computex Taipei, device manufacturers displayed e-book readers quite aggressively. Following not so far behind the event is Sharp with an announcement of their own, a next-generation in e-Book reading technology, the XMDF format; this time few extra tricks up its sleeve.

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Jeff Bezos: No color Amazon Kindle for you

No color Kindle anytime soon.

It's probably not completely fair to compare Amazon's Jeff Bezos with the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld, but he is withholding something from us that we may have otherwise desired. According to the Amazon head honcho himself, we should not be expecting a color version of the Kindle any time soon.The guys at Amazon on working on something, but a color Kindle is "still some ways out," according to Bezos. That's too bad, because I'm sure the launch of the Apple iPad has done nothing but harm to the sales numbers on the Kindle.

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enTourage eDGe dual screen tablet reads Android style

The enTourage eDGe is the world’s first dualbook, combining the functions of an e-reader, netbook, notepad, and audio/video recorder and player in one. It’s a comprehensive device that lets you read e-books, surf the Internet, take digital notes, send emails and instant messages, watch movies and listen to music anywhere, at any time. This is nothing you've ever seen before! Source: entourageedge.com

The enTourage eDGe is the world's first e-reader and netbook hybrid device to hit the market, and it begins shipping next week. With dual displays, the eDGe has a 9.7-inch E-Ink screen on the left, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen LCD with 1024 x 600 resolution on the right.The specifications are quite abundant, much to offer in an eReader, but the real eye catcher is that it runs on the Google Android OS.

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Asus to join e-Book reader foray with DR-570

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Taiwanese manufacturer Asus who pioneered the netbook concept, has just released few details of its new DR-570 e-book reader. DR-570 is still in development but is said to have a 5.7-inch OLED display, sharp 1024x768 resolution

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MSI dual-screen e-reader and netbook runs Windows 7

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MSI is the first company to show off a working prototype of their dualscreen e-reader. And it's everything you ever dreamt of - sort of.

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