Each Kindle Fire generating more than $100 in additional revenue for Amazon

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We’ve learned that even though the Kindle Fire sells for only $199.99 it actually costs slightly more than that to manufacture and sell them.  What normally sounds a little bit silly – selling devices for a loss – is actually turning out to be rather profitable for Amazon. ...

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Google Books Announced, Gives You Millions of eBooks to Read on Most Internet-Connected Devices

Google has announced Google Books this morning on their blog, and it breaks into the market with many notable features.

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RUMOR: Google’s Response to eBooks ‘Editions’, Coming Before the End of Year

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is finalizing and releasing their eBook service later this month in the U.S.

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PanDigital Novel eReader in Kmart Black Friday Ad

We just published news of the Augen tablet in Kmart Black Friday when we realized that we overlooked a technicality. The PanDigital Novel eReader is also listed in the ad with a $139.99 price tag.

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Kobo for Android Announced

Popular eBook service, Kobo, has announced the release of their Android application today.  As a free download in the Android Market, the title provides for full access to over two million eBooks out of the Kobo store.  Existing customers will find that their account works as soon as you load ...

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Spring Design’s Alex eReader Goes on Sale

Spring Design is announcing today that their dual screen Alex eReader has gone on sale via their website at www.springdesign.com. For $399, customers can pick up the eReader that supports EPUB, PDF, HTML and TXT formats.  According to Spring Design, pre-orders are expected to start shipping out ...

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Dual-Screen enTourage eDGe Ready to Ship

The dual screen (LCD & e-paper) enTourage eDGe device is a unique blend of e-reader and netbook with and Android backbone. Built to handle internet, ebooks, games, music, videos and notes, the eDGe starts shipping out next few weeks. Ron Mertens of E-reader-info.com recently spent some time ...

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Overdrive Expands eBook Options for Android Devices

Overdrive is the global leader in distributing electronic and audio books across many diverse devices. They released a beta version of its android application, this past December. This week at CES they announced that its users will have access to over 400,000 books. They have expanded their ...

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Nook Hacks Continue with Working Browser

I’ve come to the conclusion that the guys over at NookDevs just don’t sleep.  I was  getting ready to head off to la-la land when I saw a tweet that grabbed my attention. “Lades and Gentlemen. The nook now has a working browser.”

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App Review: Aldiko

Electronic books should have replaced the printed books for years now, so we had been told. We are not there yet but some efforts are made such as with devices like Amazon’s Kindle or Sony’s reader. You can get (read: buy) most new books as an electronic version, the latest example ...

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