Thursday, November 3, 2011

Today's Headlines

Review of Lenovo's New ThinkPad
USA Today
Critic Ed Baig:  "The tablet fuses business needs with entertainment and runs Android version 3.1 Honeycomb. It's about an inch taller than an iPad 2 and thicker...If you're looking for a tablet that mixes business and pleasure, ThinkPad fits the bill."

Kindle Owners Will Now Be Able to Borrow Books from Amazon
The Wall Street Journal
Amazon is launching a digital-book lending library that will be available only to owners of its Kindle and Kindle Fire devices who are also subscribers to its Amazon Prime program.

San Jose Mercury News
Yahoo has begun to distribute an iPad magazine that illuminates the Internet company's ambitions and the chronic hiccups that have thrown its fate into doubt.  The free magazine, called Livestand, has intriguing potential because its software can be customized to pull a deep pool of content from Yahoo's website and other participating publishers to cater to each user's interests.
One in every 10 American adults now has an iPad or something like it, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. But what's more interesting is that in the time period between May 2011 and now, e-reader ownership appears to have declined among adults.

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