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Hasbro drops Scrabulous lawsuit

Hasbro drops Scrabulous lawsuit

By 16 December 2008

Hasbro has dropped its lawsuit against the company that created the now-famous Scrabulous Facebook application after reaching an agreement. RJ Softwares, a Calcutta-based company run by brothers Rajat Agarwalla and Jayant Agarwall, was facing a court... >>

More book publishers launch iPhone apps

More book publishers launch iPhone apps

By 9 December 2008

Two major book publishers have just announced mobile phone initiatives, with an emphasis particularly on the Apple iPhone and the App Store. In the States, the Penguin Group has announced the launch of "Penguin 2.0", which includes Penguin Mobile, and... >>

Amazon Kindle sold out way past Christmas

Amazon Kindle sold out way past Christmas

By 28 November 2008

Those Stateside who've not yet started their Christmas shopping and were hoping to nab a Kindle for a loved one are right out of luck. It seems for the second year running Amazon has run out of stock of the device in the crucial "holiday" period. Last... >>

Widget.com launches BeBook e-book reader

Widget.com launches BeBook e-book reader

By 4 November 2008

Widget.com has announced the UK release of the BeBook, described as "the latest" in portable eBook readers. The BeBook measures 184 x 120 x 10mm, weighs 220 grams and has a 600 x 800 6-inch display that uses Vizplex E-Ink technology. Offering one-handed... >>

John Lewis offers exclusive red Sony Reader

John Lewis offers exclusive red Sony Reader

By 31 October 2008

We've seen the red version launch in the States, but it seems department store giant John Lewis will offer the rouge version in the UK. Available exclusively to John Lewis, the red Reader offers the same functionality as the standard model, and is priced... >>

Mills & Boon launches e-books

Mills & Boon launches e-books

By 27 October 2008

Mills & Boon is making a "major commitment" to e-book publishing with the decision to make dozens of new titles available as digital downloads every month. The romance fiction company admits that one of the main benefits to e-book publishing is that customers... >>

Kindle will not see UK launch this year

Kindle will not see UK launch this year

By 20 October 2008

The UK will not see the launch of the Amazon Kindle e-book reader this year. Brian McBride, the managing director of Amazon in the UK, has told trade publication "The Bookseller" that we won't see the device that was launched back in November 2007 in... >>

Vodafone launches "Books on Mobile!"

Vodafone launches "Books on Mobile!"

By 6 October 2008

Vodafone has announced the launch of "Books on Mobile!" a new entertainment channel in conjunction with GoSpoken.com. Using GoSpoken.com, Vodafone customers can download audio - or in the next two weeks e-book versions - of the latest blockbusters or... >>

Next-gen Amazon Kindle pics leaked

Next-gen Amazon Kindle pics leaked

By 6 October 2008

Despite denials from Amazon's chief spokesperson to the contrary, it seems the etailing giant is indeed prepping a new model of its e-book reader. US blog Boy Genius Report has received a set of images from a tipster that shows the second-gen device in... >>

Sony launches new PRS-700 Reader

Sony launches new PRS-700 Reader

By 3 October 2008

Sony has announced a new version of its Reader Digital Book that gets a touchscreen and a built-in light. The new model, the PRS-700, will be offered alongside the existing PRS-505 in the States in November. Described as "svelte and stylish", the newest... >>


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