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Toshiba – Digital book service “BookPlace Cloud Innovation” and digital book reader “BookPlace MONO”

Toshiba – Digital book service “BookPlace Cloud Innovation” and digital book reader “BookPlace MONO”

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Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2

Oh! Look! Another cheap e-Book Reader! Announced at just 9,980 Yen only the PRS-T2, the successor of the PRS-G1, is Sony’s new compact e-Book reader. This 6″ (800×600) reader comes with a touchscreen and improved batte[...]
Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2
Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2

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GT-Layout app word from Fujilim wraps text in images for greater readability on smartphones

GT-Layout, developed by Fujifilm, rearranges the layout of text in photos making it easier to read on mobile devices. Usually, if you are trying to read from a photo of a page of a book or a flyer, you need to zoom in and scroll back a[...]
GT-Layout app word from Fujilim wraps text in images for greater readability on smartphones

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Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50

Toshiba’s new BookPlace or BD50, comes with a nice 7” color touch LED backlight LCD with a WSVGA resolution (600×1024), 8 GB of internal memory (eMMC) and powered by a 1GHz Freescale i.MX535 CPU. Other features includes both WiFi [...]
Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50
Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50

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Samsung Electronics Pursues E-book Market with Upgraded Readers Hub Service

Samsung electronics announced on the 14th that the upgraded ‘Readers Hub’ service will be provided to Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wifi and Galaxy Tab 10, starting with Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE. Readers Hub is ‘Samsung’s unique e-readi[...]
Samsung Electronics Pursues E-book Market with Upgraded Readers Hub Service
Samsung Electronics Pursues E-book Market with Upgraded Readers Hub ServiceSamsung Electronics Pursues E-book Market with Upgraded Readers Hub Service

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Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3

Sharp’s Android based Galapagos e-Book readers still struggle to attract customers. But regardless of the demand, Sharp announced that it will propose an OS Upgrade of all its Galapagos Tablets to Android 2.3 within July 25 in Japan. S[...]
Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3
Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3

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Sony Japan upgrade its e-Book reader with “.book” support

Sony’s 5” Reader was until today only compatible with the XMDF copy protect e-Books and thanks to today’s update the Reader will also now be compatible with “.book” files as well as featuring an optimized reading software for better re[...]
Sony Japan upgrade its e-Book reader with “.book” support
Sony Japan upgrade its e-Book reader with “.book” support

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[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader

The Taiwanese company ECS introduced a new color eBook reader at Computex 2011, the EB-850R. This device comes with an 8-inch (800×600) color resistive touchscreen, is powered by a Wondermedia 8650CPU, comes with 256MB or 512MB of[...]
[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader
[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader

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Ricoh Achieves Color Electronic Paper Display with Significantly Enhanced Brightness and Color Reproducibility

Ricoh announced that the company has achieved a display of color still images with about 2.5 times brighter (in white reflectivity) and about 4 times wider color reproduction range compared with presently commercialized or announced co[...]
Ricoh Achieves Color Electronic Paper Display  with Significantly Enhanced Brightness and Color Reproducibility

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Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display

Just after Toshiba’s announcement of its 367ppi LCD for mobile devices, Epson and E Ink are now announcing their later achievement with their new 300ppi electronic paper (ePaper) display at SID. This 9.68” 2,400×1,650 wonder will [...]
Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display
Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display

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NEC Biglobe starts e-Book store, SUGOI BOOKS with Japanese and US Comics

NEC Biglobe, a Japanese ISP said this Monday that it has launched a new digital Bookstore in Japan and the USA, SUGOI BOOKS in order to offer both Japanese and US comics on Android smartphones and tablets. With 300 books already availa[...]
NEC Biglobe starts e-Book store, SUGOI BOOKS with Japanese and US Comics

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Sharp to Participate in e-Education Proof-of-Concept Trial in India

Sharp will participate in a proof-of-concept trial for electronic education from March 8 to the end of March 2011 at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad to be conducted under the Project for International Expansion of Advanced[...]
Sharp to Participate in e-Education Proof-of-Concept Trial in India

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Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan

And voila, here you are another company that is jumping into the e-Book business in Japan! Today, Fujitsu announced its partnership with DNP Group (Dai Nippon Printing) in Japan to propose later this may a unique cross platform e-Book [...]
Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan
Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in JapanFujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in JapanFujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan

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Iriver Cover Story will hit Japan this April

Introduced for the first time last summer in China, Iriver e-Book reader, the Cover Story, is now headed to Japan as well. Schedule to be available around April first and sold at around 19,800 Yen in its 2GB version. The Cover Story is[...]
Iriver Cover Story will hit Japan this April
Iriver Cover Story will hit Japan this April

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Cowon released its new V5S PMP in Korea

Cowon released this morning in Korea its latest PMP the V5S. Being an upgrade of this actual V5, the V5S is also able to play full HD video on its 4.8” (800×480) screen without prior conversion, but now comes with a fully featured[...]
Cowon released its new V5S PMP in Korea

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NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut

Introduced in November 2010, DoCoMo SH07C is a Sharp Galapagos Based e-Book reader, with a 5.5” (1024×600) Touch-screen and the support of Sharp new XMDF e-Book format and scheduled to be sold in Japan before the end of this month[...]
NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut
NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut

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[CES 2011] NEC introduces its dual-screen 7” LT-W Could Communicator

And “Voilà” NEC very interesting LT-W Could communicator, a 7” dual Screen android 2.1 tablet with a resolution of 800×600 on each screen sporting an ARM Cortex A8 CPU, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, WiFi, optional 3G, SDHC and USB. The LT-W [...]
[CES 2011] NEC introduces its dual-screen 7” LT-W Could Communicator
[CES 2011] NEC introduces its dual-screen 7” LT-W Could Communicator

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[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday

KDDI hold a press conference this morning in Japan to officially introduce its biblio Leaf SP02 to Japan. Announced early October, this linux based (note android) e-Book reader comes with a 6” 800×600 monochrome screen comes with [...]
[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday
[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday[Hands-On] KDDI biblio Leaf SP02, KDDI first solar powered e-Book reader on sale This Saturday

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Sharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in Japan

Sharp announced their plan to release their Galapagos Tablet and Service in two weeks, Friday 10. Two models will be available with the 5.5” one, available in RED (EB-W51GJ-R) or SILVER (EB-W51GJ-S) and sold at 39,800 Yen as well as th[...]
Sharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in Japan
Sharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in JapanSharp to release Galapagos Tablet and Service December 10 in Japan

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[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan

Sony Electronics Inc. (US) and Sony Marketing Inc. (Japan) today held a press conference at Sony’s headquarters in Shinagawa, Tokyo, announcing the introduction of the Sony Reader to Japan. Six models of Readers have already gone[...]
[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan
[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan[Press Conference] Sony Reader Comes to Japan

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[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”

Alongside Hanvon’s Triton powered e-Reader, E Ink displayed its first Triton technology, offering to future e-Reader a stunning 4k Color e-Paper support for e-Readers or e-Book readers. There is not much to say here since we already co[...]
[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”
[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”[FPD 2010] E Ink Color ePaper Triton Technology “Eyes-On”

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[FPD 2010] Hanvon’s Triton Powered Color e-Reader “WISEreader” hands-on

Available in Pre-order in China, Hanvon’s latest e-Reader is according to the company the world first Color e-book reader. Name “WISEreader” this new e-Reader comes with a 9.68” Screen from E INK Triton technology, display 4096 colors,[...]
[FPD 2010] Hanvon’s Triton Powered Color e-Reader “WISEreader” hands-on
[FPD 2010] Hanvon’s Triton Powered Color e-Reader “WISEreader” hands-on[FPD 2010] Hanvon’s Triton Powered Color e-Reader “WISEreader” hands-on[FPD 2010] Hanvon’s Triton Powered Color e-Reader “WISEreader” hands-on

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