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Kindle Fire Announced, Will Sell for $199

The Kindle Fire has been officially announced -- it will be released on November 15th, and will be priced at just $199. While most of the rumors about Amazon's tablet were true, some were proven to be completely ludicrous.

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Hacking the app called the book

Jonathan Safran Foer's new book, The Tree of Codes, has a marvelous title. But the real marvel begins when you turn the cover to find that the story is literally carved out of another work�namely, The Street of Crocodiles, the 1934 cycle of short stories by martyred Polish writer Bruno Schulz. There's a gadget angle to all this, but you'll have to follow the jump for it.

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Kindle and iPad Displays Compared Under a Microscope

Both Apple and Amazon insist that their displays are better suited for eBook reading. But they can’t both be right. So to help provide a definitive answer to the big question in the eBook community, Keith from BIT-101 put his new USB microscope to the test by getting up close and personal with both the Kindle and iPad displays. Tested ...

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Nintendo Ponders Releasing 3G Kindle-esque DS

Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata says that the company is debating whether or not a future model of the DS will take a book from Amazon’s book marketplace device, the Kindle, and offer digital downloads over the mobile 3G network. With this business model, Nintedo DS users wouldn’t be required to pay a monthly fee for 3G access, but would pay ...

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