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Grab A Fine Group Of SciFi E-Books For Your Tablet, Pay What You Want

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If you’re a science fiction or fantasy fan, and you own an iPad, Android tablet, or other e-reader device, you owe it to yourself to check out the second annual Humble eBook Bundle, with a fantastic selection of genre books ready to go, DRM-free. Oh, and you can pay what you want for them, as well. Which includes, “nothing,” you skinflint.

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Eddy Cue Had To Convince Steve Jobs That iBooks Would Be Awesome On iPad

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iBooks has been a big successful venture for Apple — despite the ongoing price fixing case from the Department of Justice — but it’s a service that may never have been if Eddy Cue hadn’t convinced Steve Jobs it would be awesome on the iPad.

Before Apple was gearing up to launch its popular tablet in late 2009, Steve Jobs wasn’t interested in the iBooks idea, and he felt e-books had no place on desktops and small smartphone displays.

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These Gorgeous, Book-Themed iPad Wallpapers Are Perfect For The iPad Mini As E-Reader [Gallery]

These Gorgeous, Book-Themed iPad Wallpapers Are Perfect For The iPad Mini As E-Reader [Gallery]

The iPad mini is rather perfectly sized for an e-reader: light, easy to hold, super thin. What better way to show off your reading street cred with a set of luxuriously tasty book-themed images? They’re perfectly sized for the iPad mini, with higher resolution options for its larger, more Retina-enabled bigger brothers, too.

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LG’s New Flexible E-ink Display Heads Into Mass Production

LG’s New Flexible E-ink Display Heads Into Mass Production

LG's new flexible display heading into mass production.

Some might think that a flexible display is something out of a Sci-Fi film, however, they’re actually real. Samsung has already shown off its OLED flexible display, and today, we’ve gotten word that LG has now put its flexible e-ink display into mass production. Are these leading the way for a larger flexible display to land on the next iPad? 

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Amazon Takes Aim At Apple’s Expensive iPad In New Kindle Ad

Amazon Takes Aim At Apple’s Expensive iPad In New Kindle Ad

Whether Samsung’s blatant Apple bashing adverts are actually convincing customers to buy its products is unclear, but they are at least inspiring other companies to mock Apple’s gadgets in their own ads.

Amazion is the latest, with a new Kindle ad that takes aim at the iPad for its poor reading conditions in direct sunlight, and its heavy price tag.

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Class Action Lawsuit Says Apple Is Conspiring To Raise E-Book Prices

Class Action Lawsuit Says Apple Is Conspiring To Raise E-Book Prices

The latest class action lawsuit against Apple has been filed by law firm Hagens Berman and accuses Apple and five major publishers of conspiring to raise the price of ebooks.

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The Nook Simple Touch Is An E-Reader That Wants To Be A Black And White iPad

The Nook Simple Touch Is An E-Reader That Wants To Be A Black And White iPad

It’s no iPad, that’s for sure, but Barnes & Noble has just taken a big new step towards making e-readers even more accessible to the populace at large: they’ve added a touchscreen to their latest Nook,

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