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The latest stuff for your Android device — There’s an app for that

This is one of thousands of articles published every day about smartphones, tablets, eReaders, and any other kind of gadgets. The problem is that you only really care about news related to the devices you actually own. So how do you filter out all of the latest stuff you don’t really care about? That’s where Drippler come in.

Kobo reports record eBook and eReader sales

Did you get an eBook or eReader for Christmas? It seem a lot of people did. Kobo reported a 10X increase in new customers from the company’s pre-holiday period, and hundreds of thousands of devices were activated each day since Christmas Eve, fuelling the highest eBook download rate in Kobo history – with eBooks being sold to Kobo customers every second of the day.

Goodnight iPad..children’s book updated for Post PC age

Goodnight iPad is a parody of the popular children bedtime story Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown illustrated by Clement Hurd which was first published in 1947. Goodnight iPad written by children’s author David Milgrim under the pseudonym “Ann Droyd“. His updated updated story shows a very different homelife 50 years later, with mobile devices, social networks, and non-stop streaming media. Even the cat is wearing headphones.

First Look: Kobo jumps into 7″ Tablet/eReader space with Vox

I’m not surprised to see Kobo jump into the 7″ Tablet marketplace..as a major ebookseller it obviously had to be in this space. Kobo’s entry is the VOX an Android 2.3 based 7″ Tablet with a bright AFFS+ touchscreen. With an anti-glare surface it is great for reading ebooks even outdoors, watching videos and surfing the web. The look is distinctly Kobo with its signature quilted back and it comes in four distinctive colours.

Kobo, Kindle remove e-book stores from iOS apps

Faced with the choice of following Apple’s new App Store rules which, in its simplest terms would require both booksellers to give a Apple 30% cut of in-app purchases, the two leading e-book sellers have chosen to remove the store from their iOS apps. Users of the Kobo and Kindle apps on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad will have to open Safari and surf to the appropriate book store to browse the bookshelves and make a purchase.