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U.S. Government puts Kindle deal on hold

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Back in June, the U.S. State Department began consideration of a new deal with Amazon to purchase 35,000 Kindle Touches and content over a five year period- a value of $16.5 million. The contract was initiated by the state department because they felt that the iPad was too feature heavy ...

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New Backlit Kindle e-Reader On Its Way?

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The world of e-paper and e-readers has had a lot of new changes heading towards it recently, this includes color technology and now even an e-Ink Kindle that has a built-in backlit display. According to Devin Coldewey at TechCrunch, who managed to catch a glimpse of the device, it's light was a real game-changer for reading in the dark but it was a much softer glow than the harsh lighting that it found with typical backlit LCD screens.

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Retina Display Apps Will Make The New iPad Even Hotter

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Apple’s new iPad shipped with that awesome 2048×1536 Retina display. As expected, a lot of apps have been updated to take advantage of the high resolution display. The updated apps that are being highlighted on the front page of the App Store include mostly popular apps from the big names. These include Kindle, NY Times, Flipboard, Reeder, Twitter, and Vimeo. All together there are 42 apps for you to choose from, and the selection includes games, productivity/learning software, among other types.

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Amazon Kindle E-Ink Color Device In The Works?

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When it comes to e-ink, you won't get high-res graphics or color like an iPad, but you do get that easy-on-the-eyes B&W newsprint style view of your text and images. There are currently only a hand full of color e-ink solutions out there and even fewer, like the Ectaco jetBook Color, are very expensive (around $500). Most are from brands that we have never heard of.

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Who Doused the Amazon Kindle Fire Demand?

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Heading into the holiday season last year, everyone said that the Kindle Fire was going to be a huge draw, and it was. Now that we've had some time to recover from our new year's hangovers, it seems that interest in Amazon's cheap Android tablet is really starting to wane. Now, why would that be?

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