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The iPad accounted for 84.3% of online traffic during June in the U.S. and Canada, according to a report released today by Chitika. The percentage is based on the number of ad impressions seen by the... advertising and Web analytics firm from June 15 to 21. The data is extrapolated to provide an estimate for the entire month.

The stats show iPad's share grew two points from May to reach its...

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Version 3.4 of the app (free, Google Play) lets users browse magazines in high-definition, providing their device has at least a 1280 x 720 resolution display, and also enables readers to enlarge book... instructions or add assistive technology support for blind and low-vision users.

This entails screen magnification for those running Android 4.2 or higher and TalkBack voice control for users wit...

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The deals, which run through to Father’s Day on June 16, see the 8GB and 16GB versions of the 7-inch Nook HD available for $129 and $149 respectively, with the 16GB and 32GB Nook HD+ models selling... for $149 and $179.

Buyers can pick-up these discounted tablets at the Barnes & Noble bookstores, on Nook.com and at various other retailers, including Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart.

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The magazine costs $19.99 on an annual basis or $1.99 on a monthly recurring basis. A single copy of one magazine is available at $4.99, although those wishing to simply try out the magazine can do... so with a one-month free trial.

Although Rolling Stone has been available digitally on Zinio, Kindle and Nook in the past, the iPad launch is significant for a number of reasons.

The re...

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Conducting its fourth-annual digital publishing survey of its publisher members, AAM discovered that publishers have now embraced tablets and smartphones as an ‘integral’ part of their cross-platform... publishing strategy.

Indeed, data showed that 90% of AAM publisher respondents now have a mobile presence, with this set to rise to 100% next year.

By device and operating system, Apple leads the way...

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The New York Times is experimenting with selling the new digital books with content that can read in a few hours or less.

”Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek,” the first mini-book,... will go on sale Monday, according to a report by the Associated Press. It will be an 18,000-word piece about skiers caught in an avalanche, written by Times reporter John Branch.

Leveraging the flexib...

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"Kindle Fire is sold out, but we have an exciting roadmap ahead," said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a statement.

That roadmap will most likely have some role for the Kindle Fire 2, the... touted successor to the Kindle Fire and a tablet which is reportedly expected to debut on September 6.

Although little is known at the moment in terms of what the Kindle Fire 2 might come with...

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E Ink was the first company to mass produce EPD and has made steady improvements to the technology used in the Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook, and other basic e-readers, said Paul Semenza, a senior... VP at DisplaySearch, in blog post earlier today.

These improvements, which Semenza says has helped E Ink stay ahead of the competition, include higher reflectivity, higher resolution and gray scales...

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The enhanced devices could be on the market by this July, according to a report by Reuters quoting a source that claims to have seen a prototype. 

Amazon rival Barnes & Noble... was first to market with a built-in light, included in a version of its Nook e-reader released last month. The Nook Simple Touch is available with “GlowLight” which the company says provides...

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B&N says the patent-pending GlowLight in the new Nook Simple Touch allows for a soft, adjustable glow designed to offer just enough light for reading in bed without disturbing a sleeping spouse. 

... class="p1">Actually, the GlowLight does double duty as it’s also designed to let Simple Touch users read in bright sunlight when they’re lounging on the beach or other brightly lit locations. 

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