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B&N Gets Nooked By Microsoft

Tuesday, 22 March 2011 16:59 administrator

Microsoft, which "borrowed" its operating system from one developed by Apple's Steve Job, is suing book retailer, Barnes & Noble for what it claims is an infringment on its android patent.

The suit, filed this week, claims that B&N violated its android patent in producing its Nook ereader. Last fall, Microsoft sued Motorola, the makers of one of the hottest sellers of an android smartphone, for the same thing.

Android is the most popular system, outpacing the iPhone and blackberry technologies.


There's An App For That!

Saturday, 12 March 2011 13:25 administrator

Each week, Publisher's Weekly reviews the latest in apps.

Check out what's hot this week:

Title: Go Car Go

Publisher/Developer: Caravan Interactive

Available: March 8

Price: $0.99

Background: Users build a car and test it on a variety of courses.

Interactive features: “Read to Me” mode features a vocal performance by British Invasion singer Billy J. Kramer; screen fogs up when characters take a shower and children can write and draw in the steam, using their fingers.

(To see the others, click here)

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2011 17:42

Would You Pimp Your iPad?

Tuesday, 08 March 2011 12:53 administrator

People pimp their rides and trick out their cribs with expensive, over-the-top gadgets, bejewel and bedazzle their outfits. But we're hoping that the latest offering from British designer Stuart Hughes doesn't catch on. A

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 March 2011 15:40

The iPad 2 Is Here. So What?

Thursday, 03 March 2011 19:41 Karen Hunter


Apple will be selling its starting next week amid much fanfare and excitement. But from a reader standpoint, it's still just a very sexy, powerful, glorified computer. It's not an ereader.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 March 2011 21:24

iPad 3 Already?

Friday, 11 February 2011 01:55 administrator

Word on the street is that Apple is gearing up to launch its iPad 3 in the fall. But the iPad 2 hasn't even made its official debut. Apple, never the one to let anyone steal their thunder, is apparently reacting to all of the tablet pretenders in the marketplace that have ripped off its style and improved upon its features.

Not to be outdone, Apple plans to top them all when it unveils its next rendition of the iPad (after this next rendition, of course).

Here's hoping that one feature will dramatically improve: The price!

(Read More Here)

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 February 2011 22:09
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