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E Ink grabs majority share in SiPix for e-paper dominance

E Ink grabs majority share in SiPix for e-paper dominance

E Ink is grabbing a majority share of fellow e-paper maker SiPix Technology, the company has confirmed, and aims to snatch up 100-percent of shares in a deal worth around $50m. The agreement, which his expected to be  finalized by the end of the year, is part of E Ink's aim to corner the e-paper market, and will see SiPix tech - including that of its SiPix Imagine subsidiary - integrated into future E Ink products.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 30, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 30, 2012

This morning it's a torrent of magical Apple news, and it's not going to let up all day long, I guarantee it. We're just about this close to a new iPhone and perhaps a new iPad mini as well, and what you're going to find is no less than a billion stories on both coming up in the pipe. Start your journey with the Apple design chief himself talking about how they don't care about money. Check out the iPad mini tipline and factoids on how it might ship in November. Then if you're not in for the long haul with Apple, you might want to check out the relatively bad news coming from HTC on how they're pulling out. Microsoft is also staying vocal with information about Perceptive Pixel and how they're going big with giant screens.

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Next-gen Kindle suffering screen-light setbacks tip insiders

Next-gen Kindle suffering screen-light setbacks tip insiders

Amazon's next-gen Kindle faces manufacturing delays because of its new e-paper illumination system, insiders in the production process are whispering, potentially pushing availability back into September. At fault is the front light system Amazon is reportedly implementing to improve low-light ebook readability, DigiTimes' sources claim, as the company takes on Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight.

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iPad mini rumors reignite over Nexus 7

iPad mini rumors reignite over Nexus 7

Google's own-brand entrance into the 7-inch tablet market with the Nexus 7 has refueled speculation about a so-called iPad mini, with Apple expected to face increasing pressure to compete at the tweener size. Rumors of a smaller iPad - which would slot into the mid-point between the existing, 9.7-inch model, and the 3.5-inch iPhone and iPod touch - have circulated for as long as the iPad has been on sale; however, the arrival of the new Nexus 7 running Jelly Bean is arguably the biggest motivator yet for Apple to make good on the heresay.

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Microsoft Tablet: Desperation demands options

Microsoft Tablet: Desperation demands options

Two mystery Mondays in a row: after Apple's WWDC 2012 keynote last week, now here comes Microsoft with a surprise announcement of its own, believed by many to have a tablet at its core. Speculation about a new Microsoft-branded device - or devices - has resurfaced over the past week, though as before it's a haze of rumor around a few nuggets of "trusted source" insistence. Partnerships with Barnes & Noble, the spread of Xbox LIVE, or even a gauntlet thrown down to Microsoft's own OEM partners: one thing most agree on is that it's a new slate in the offing, but that leaves plenty of angles Microsoft could take.

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Kobo Vox adds Google Play support

Kobo Vox adds Google Play support

You may remember the name "Kobo" as the Borders equivalent of Barnes & Noble's Nook. But it wasn't actually a Borders-owned entity. Kobo has always been its own independent company, and it is trying to find a voice now that its strongest retail partner is gone. So it has entered the world of e-readers that are trying to function more like Android tablets than dedicated digital book machines.

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HTC responds to One X multitasking hubbub

HTC responds to One X multitasking hubbub

There’s always trouble in paradise: xda-developers forum users are having issues with the way HTC has implemented multitasking on the HTC One X. Users are reporting that memory management is too aggressive, with some apps being killed in the background a little faster than they'd like. The cries for attention haven’t fallen on deaf ears, and HTC has issued a statement saying it implements multitasking in a slightly different way, but as it intended.

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AT&T ‘regrets’ Unlimited Data

AT&T ‘regrets’ Unlimited Data

This week AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson spoke up with the New York Times on his biggest regret, that being AT&T's first introduction of unlimited mobile data for smartphone customers. This will probably not come as a huge surprise for customers who had less than an entertaining time about two years ago when unlimited data died for the first time on the network with tiered data bumping up costs each year since. But for AT&T, and every other mobile carrier for that matter, it only makes basic business sense (and dollars) that you'd make a customer pay for a product based on how much of it they take.

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SlashGear Mother’s Day 2012 Guide to Gadget Gifts!

SlashGear Mother’s Day 2012 Guide to Gadget Gifts!

It's almost Mother's Day, and so we've taken a look through the products we've most loved over the past few months and have put together a guide for what'll work best for you to give your mom this weekend! It's just that simple, folks, and it's time to get on board with electronics for moms. We'll move through a few different categories and, by the end of the guide, you'll know exactly what Mom will want most - or what'll be best to get her, at least!

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Samsung Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5: pre-release battle

Samsung Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5: pre-release battle

The next-generation iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S III will be the two biggest and baddest smartphones on the market this summer. There's no denying that. Unless you're HTC and you've got the HTC One series with the HTC One X on AT&T and the HTC One S on T-Mobile, then you've got something to back up your claim that you've got anything to say to either Samsung or Apple. Thusly here is my challenge to you, Apple and Samsung - I dare you to make a more perfectly tuned smartphone than HTC has offered up here at the start of 2012. I dare you to take this game to the next level.

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HTC One X Review (AT&T)

HTC One X Review (AT&T)

AT&T hasn't wasted any time getting HTC's new flagship, the One X, onto its network, though the US version of the smartphone has seen a few changes along the way. We've already comprehensively reviewed the One X in European, quadcore form, running NVIDIA's Tegra 3, but the AT&T model borrows the dualcore Qualcomm S4 from its smaller One S sibling and pairs it with LTE connectivity. Could this be the best variant of HTC's 2012 line-up so far? Read on for the SlashGear review.

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