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Amazon’s Kindle Goes Head-to-Head With the iPad in New Ad [Video]

Amazon’s Kindle Goes Head-to-Head With the iPad in New Ad [Video]

With Amazon recently launching their brand new revision of the Kindle electronic reading device, we should have known they'd kick off a brand new marketing campaign in the process. While their previous commercials may have emphasized the fact you can take your reading anywhere, this new commercial manages to do the same, while still throwing a couple of punches right towards Apple's magical and revolutionary tablet device, the iPad. Trying to read the iPad in the sun may be a pain, but thanks to the Kindle's E-ink display, no worries there.

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Seiko E Ink Watch Due by End of 2010

Seiko E Ink Watch Due by End of 2010

There are plenty of design concepts out there, but it's not all that often that they get pulled out of the concept stage and put firmly into the retail market. When it comes to the Seiko-branded E Ink "active matrix" watch, it looks like good things do happen to those who wait. It's been confirmed that the watch is heading to retail shelves later this year.

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LG to Begin Manufacturing 9.7-inch Color, 19-inch Flexible E-paper Displays by End of Year

LG to Begin Manufacturing 9.7-inch Color, 19-inch Flexible E-paper Displays by End of Year

The market for displays is definitely a lot broader than it used to be. With LCD still primarily being used, some people just don't think it makes sense for some devices out there. For example, eReaders are still a specialized field that, for the most part, is overrun with devices that lack the LCD technology, and focus on displays that utilize e-ink.. LG has just made it known that they plan on bringing both color and flexible e-paper displays to the market by the end of this year.

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Huawei T62W eReader Sails Through FCC with Touchscreen, WiFi, and 3G in Tow

Huawei T62W eReader Sails Through FCC with Touchscreen, WiFi, and 3G in Tow

eReaders are all the rage, so it surprises not that a company such as Huawei would want to get into the fun, too. This new eReader, which is the first from the company, actually looks pretty nice in the whole aesthetics department, even if the white-on-gray-screen has been done once or twice before in the past. That aside, we could see this little guy finding its way into plenty of folks' hearts, especially with some of the features its packing.

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E Ink Testing Capacitive and Electromagnetic Touchscreens for E-Paper Devices

E Ink Testing Capacitive and Electromagnetic Touchscreens for E-Paper Devices

E Ink, based out of Taiwan, has just revealed that they have built two new e-paper devices, which are currently being subjected to their individual tests, courtesy of their potential buyers. The two devices should be released into the market some time later this year, or at the latest early next year. All of this was unveiled from the company's chairman, Scott Liu. The main draw of the pair of gadgets, is the capacitive or electromagnetic touchscreens.

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Amazon Kindle Unveils New Models: $189 3G Model, $139 WiFi-Only

Amazon Kindle Unveils New Models: $189 3G Model, $139 WiFi-Only

Well, sure enough, it turns out that something did come from the Amazon Kindle selling out, with no sign of any restocking happening. Because Amazon has just pulled the curtain off their brand new Kindle, and sure enough, it's actually worth the wait. Bringing in that new graphite look, plus a new look and feel to the keyboard, the new Kindle brings with it the same features that we all know and love, but plenty of new ones that we know plenty of folks are looking forward to.

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Netronix WiFi e-reader hits FCC, headed to Cool-ER & maybe Kobo?

Netronix WiFi e-reader hits FCC, headed to Cool-ER & maybe Kobo?

Netronix may not be a household name in the e-reader market, but that's only because we're more used to seeing their devices branded as Cool-ER or Kobo (like the recent $149 Kobo model on sale at Borders).  Now a new FCC filing for what looks to be a 6-inch e-reader with integrated WiFi has emerged, potentially pointing to an updated Borders model that could download new titles via wireless network rather than just transfer them over Bluetooth.

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