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The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Octopus Teach Us About Touch Screens, Wallpaper, and Invisibility Cloaks?

The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Octopus Teach Us About Touch Screens, Wallpaper, and Invisibility Cloaks?

Cephalopods are the undisputed masters of camouflage. While their relatives, the clams, stayed brainless and safe on the seabeds-of-old, the ancient nautilus (think squid-in-a-shell) made a daring foray

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Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Apple for eBook Pricing

Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Apple for eBook Pricing

Today the US Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers over the pricing of eBooks. The Justice Department claims that Apple and the other publishers named

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SolarKindle: SolarFocus Debuts Its Sun-Powered Cover for Amazon’s E-Reader at CES

SolarKindle: SolarFocus Debuts Its Sun-Powered Cover for Amazon’s E-Reader at CES

SolarFocus Technology Company Ltd. has just unveiled one of the most ingenious and practical solar powered gadgets that we've seen in a long time -- a sun-powered cover for the most popular e-reader on

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Amazon to Introduce Book Lending to the Kindle

Amazon to Introduce Book Lending to the Kindle

Amazon appears poised to once again change the face of the book publishing industry. As if the Kindle wasn't enough, Amazon's new vision for e-readers could turn your Kindle into a full-blown library,

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Frankenkindle: Engineer Hacks a Kindle to Make an E-Reader for His Sister with Cerebral Palsy

Frankenkindle: Engineer Hacks a Kindle to Make an E-Reader for His Sister with Cerebral Palsy

We were inspired today to hear news about one very clever engineer who hacked his Amazon Kindle so that his sister, who has cerebral palsy, would be able to use it. The applications engineer calls his new

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Amazon Announces E-Text Books for Kindle – Just in Time for Back to School!

Amazon Announces E-Text Books for Kindle – Just in Time for Back to School!

College students rejoice! Amazon has just announced that it will make college text books available for their e-reader, the Kindle.  In an effort to grab a piece of the extremely profitable college text

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South Korea To Convert School Textbooks To Digital Versions By 2015

South Korea To Convert School Textbooks To Digital Versions By 2015

South Korea recently announced that it will curtail the use of printed printed paper textbooks by investing $2 trillion to develop digital textbooks for all subjects and all schools by 2015. The new

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Amazon Announces E-Book Lending Library Service for All Kindle Users

Amazon Announces E-Book Lending Library Service for All Kindle Users

Today Amazon announced that later this year they will be launching a new feature for all Kindle owners that will allow them to borrow e-books from over 11,000 libraries in the US. This service is

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Isaac Salazar’s Book Origami Gives Dusty Tomes New Inspiration

Isaac Salazar’s Book Origami Gives Dusty Tomes New Inspiration

Working exclusively with used books (unless a commission warrants otherwise), Salazar has created a series of word sculptures (featuring inspirational words such as “Dream”, “Read”, “Faith”

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LG to Produce Flexible Electronic Newspapers This Year

LG to Produce Flexible Electronic Newspapers This Year

In January, Inhabitat reported that LG was planning a flexible electronic newspaper that would cut down on the tremendous amounts of paper used to produce daily newspapers. Today, it was announced that

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The Green Book: World’s Lightest E-Reader Unveiled

The Green Book: World’s Lightest E-Reader Unveiled

Want an e-reader that's lighter, smaller, and more streamlined than either the iPad or the Kindle? You can have one -- if you speak Chinese. Taiwanese company Green Book Inc. recently unveiled the Green

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The Page: Ultra Thin, Foldable E-Reader Concept

The Page: Ultra Thin, Foldable E-Reader Concept

Jae Kim has created a next generation e-reader concept called The Page that is as thin as a sheet of paper, can fold up and has an e-ink screen that can display text and images. E-readers may be all the

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LG Unveils Flexible Electronic Newspaper

LG Unveils Flexible Electronic Newspaper

Reading the newspaper during your morning commute is about to get a lot more convenient. LG recently unveiled its flexible e-paper, a new type of e-reader designed to mimic the look and feel of a

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Top 7 Best Green iPhone Apps

Top 7 Best Green iPhone Apps

Electronics have a pretty nasty rep as polluters of the Earth, but they can actually be an environmentalist's best friend when they're used for good instead of evil. One of the best examples we can think

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