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India Offers Android Aakash Tablet for $21 to Lure Students

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India’s Aakash Android-tablet was first offered for $35, but an updated model with a better processor, RAM and screen is now being sold to students for $21 subsidized price.

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Korea’s Moglue Offers Interactive Publishing Tools for Kids Books

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Want to design publish an interactive children’s book but don’t have a lot of technical expertise? Moglue offers easy-to-use options for publishing to iOS and Android.

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Google Play E-books, Nexus 7 Land in Japan

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Google has launched its Nexus 7 Android tablet, along with localized selection of content, including e-books and movies, in Japan.

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UK Gets a New £59 6-Inch Android Tablet E-Reader

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UK companies Ergo Electronics and Gardners Books announced the GoTab GBT6 with Hive Reader, a 6-inch Android powered tablet.

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Get the Frankfurt Book Fair App for iPhone and Android

The Frankfurt Book Fair’s extensive event listings, exhibitor catalogue, maps and and general information have been packaged for for smartphones.

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Amazon’s iPad Challenger Coming Wednesday

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The Guardian UK reports that Amazon will hold a press conference in New York City to announce the launch of its Android-powered tablet.

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RRKidz: “Reading Rainbow” Reborn as an Online Subscription Library

LeVar Burton is launching RRKidz, a rebooted online version of PBS’s Reading Rainbow, and plans to offer hundreds of books via subscription model.

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Can Alternative or Off-brand E-Readers Compete?

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So, do alternative or off-brand e-readers have a chance to win market share in light of Amazon and B&N’s dominance?

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Amazon Tablet to Disrupt the iPad, Says Forrester Research

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Forrester Research predicts Amazon will sell 3-5 million of its yet-to-be-released tablets in Q4 alone, effectively competing with the iPad.

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Google to Buy Motorola, “Strengthen Android Ecosystem”

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Google to buy Motorola and its patents to defend Android operating system against attacks from Apple and Microsoft.

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