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Flexible, networked e-ink displays mimic physical documents

Researchers demonstrated flexible, networked e-ink displays that behave like papers on a desk at a conference in Paris. The displays can be used separately or in tandem, opening up new possibilities for a paperless office.

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Kobo Aura HD vs. the competition: A backlit e-reader tale of the tape (chart)

Kobo is billing its latest offering as a "premium e-reader." We take this reading tablet to the tape to see how it stacks up against the Kindle Paperwhite and Nook with GlowLight.

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Amazon slashes $20 off the 32GB Kindle Fire HD's price tag

Amazon's 32GB Kindle Fire HD has already undercut most of the competition, and the company just reduced its price by another 20 percent.

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Kindle and Raspberry Pi join forces in this wireless terminal hack

Kindleberry Wireless combines Raspberry Pi and Kindle hacks together into one great portable, wireless hackstation.

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How to save stories now, read them later on your Amazon Kindle

Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.

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Barnes & Noble adds Nook apps to its weekly giveaways

Barnes & Noble will give owners of certain Nook models a free app every week as part of its ongoing Free Fridays promotion, which until now has been limited to e-books.

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Scaling back the Nook e-reader would be bad news for book publishers

If Barnes & Noble slows down production of its Nook hardware line, book publishers could be in for a world of hurt at the hand of Amazon.

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Researchers mimic the peacock's tail to bring more vivid color to e-readers

Researchers have found a way to make colors more vivid on an e-reader screen, which could lead to the creation of advanced displays and spawn the development of color e-books.

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Amazon finds its voice with Ivona acquisition

With its acquisition of text-to-speech software maker Ivona, Amazon may be preparing to take on Siri and Google Voice Search in the virtual-assistant wars.

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Texas county plans to open first U.S. all-digital library branch

Texas’ Bexar County plans to turns a page in paperless library evolution when it opens BiblioTech, the nation's first all-digital library branch.

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E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color (video)

Electrophoretic display maker shows prototype displays and dishes on what we can expect for your next e-reader display in the coming year.

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Survey: Ebook reading up, print reading declines

More Americans read ebooks in the last year, with 23 percent of those ages 16 and over going digital, compared to 16 percent in the previous survey for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which released its latest results on ebook readership Thursday.

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2012's most innovative tech gear

Innovative gear in 2012 pushed the envelope, even if gadgets weren't a huge consumer hits.

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