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Monday, 19 September 2011

The eNews

The hot rumours are that Amazon are to release a Kindle Tablet, with industry insiders predicting an announcement by late November. This probably means that Amazon will miss the lucrative Christmas season with the device. A recent report on Tech Crunch confirmed the exitsance of the tablet which will use the Android OS. Reports are that the Kindle Tablet resembles the Blackberry Playbook

George R. Martin joins the Kindle Million Club -
Amazon announced Monday that George R.R. Martin, author of the Song of Ice and Fire series, has become the 10th author to sell 1 million Kindle e-books. The popular series, the basis for the HBO television series "Game of Thrones," has just five, fairly massive books: "A Game of Thrones," "A Clash of Kings," "A Storm of Swords," "A Feast for Crows," and "A Dance with Dragons." The long-awaited "A Dance with Dragons" was published in July to an enthusiastic reception, debuting at #2 on Amazon. It remains on the LA Times bestseller list after spending five weeks at No. 1.

With the development of electronic technology and the popularity of 3G, eReading has to occupy in people's lives more and more important position. IT consulting firm Analysys International recently released a report, 45% of users use mobile phones every day to read. The consumption of reading by mobile phone is expected to become the new hot spot of Mobile Internet. The rise of electronic reading brings diversity to reading styles. On the one hand is the brand of electronic readers at home and abroad are faced with intense competition; other hand, on the other hand, the function of the increasingly powerful smart phone has become an electronic reading choice of large number of users.

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