Thursday, June 2, 2011

Today's Headlines

Report:  iPad 3 Coming in Early 2012 
The iPad 3 could be released early next year, according to Taiwanese industry sources. While many had hoped we'd see an update to the wonder tablet towards the end of this year, it's likely Apple is still certifying components for use in the device DigitTimes reports.

In Hong Kong, iPad 2 Buyers Are Required to Purchase More Products
The Wall Street Journal
Fortress, Hong Kong’s dominant electronics and home appliances retailer, has since Thursday suspended standalone sales of iPad 2s with 3G wireless connectivity. Customers looking to purchase 3G iPads at Fortress must also buy another electronic product, or a Wi-Fi-only version of the iPad 2, as part of the same purchase.

The Latest E-Reader Comparison Chart
Comparisons of six dedicated e-readers including devices from Amazon, Kobo and Sony. 

Free Articles from the Web Pushed to Kindle Owners
Business Insider
Users can sign up for the new service Delivereads and it will push some great articles straight to their Kindle  in easy-to-read format every week.

Writes critic Melissa Perenson:  "I can’t say that the Nook is the absolute best e-reader available today, but it comes close. Nook gets marked down for its terrible button design and inconsistent contrast; and yet, it wins favor for its interface and touch navigation."
The Telegraph 
A Chinese teenager was so desperate to acquire the new iPad 2 that he sold one of his kidneys for about $3,000 to pay for it, according to reports.

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