*+-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.
*+-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.
*+-Google has launched its Nexus 7 Android tablet, along with localized selection of content, including e-books and movies, in Japan.
*+-UK companies Ergo Electronics and Gardners Books announced the GoTab GBT6 with Hive Reader, a 6-inch Android powered tablet.
*+-The Frankfurt Book Fair’s extensive event listings, exhibitor catalogue, maps and and general information have been packaged for for smartphones.
*+-The Guardian UK reports that Amazon will hold a press conference in New York City to announce the launch of its Android-powered tablet.
*+-LeVar Burton is launching RRKidz, a rebooted online version of PBS’s Reading Rainbow, and plans to offer hundreds of books via subscription model.
*+-So, do alternative or off-brand e-readers have a chance to win market share in light of Amazon and B&N’s dominance?
*+-Forrester Research predicts Amazon will sell 3-5 million of its yet-to-be-released tablets in Q4 alone, effectively competing with the iPad.
*+-Google to buy Motorola and its patents to defend Android operating system against attacks from Apple and Microsoft.
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