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New Year’s Anti-Resolutions for 2013

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2013

For the last several years, I have written a series of blog posts on my anti-resolutions for the year. It’s easy to publish predictions and yearly previews in a blog...

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Is There a Dropbox Effect?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 12, 2012

A columnist at VentureBeat recently wrote about the supposed Dropbox Effect and whether it is real or not. I think it is, but not the way most people seem to...

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Barnes & Noble and Microsoft: A Marriage Made in Study Hall

by Allen Weiner  |  April 30, 2012

The story is rather simple: Microsoft is investing in the formation of a strategic partnership in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary referred to as "Newco," which will bring  together...

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Amazon’s Aims for Immediate E-reader Supremacy

by Allen Weiner  |  September 28, 2011

While most observers obsess about the impact of Amazon’s new tablet and its impact on Apple’s iPad and other media tablets, the real story is much less about tablets and...

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No Let Up In the E-Reading Device Parade

by Allen Weiner  |  May 5, 2011

Just when you thought it was safe to go into your big box retailers and buy an “e-reader” after parsing the maze of options, two new choices loom: a new...

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Yes, I want an iPad, but not THAT much

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 27, 2011

I am not usually all that into gadgets, and I have never understood the manic devotion to all things Apple that some normally rational people display. I don’t have an...

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Pilot Season: The Daily Launches

by Allen Weiner  |  February 2, 2011

Among the landscape of publications attempting to become pioneers in the era of tablet journalism comes the launch of The Daily, a much ballyhooed iPad daily newspaper offered up by...

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Google Takes Publishers, Consumers to the Cloud

by Allen Weiner  |  December 6, 2010

Google’s entry into the digital publishing space with the launch of its eBookstore, partner program and device neutral distribution scheme is a big deal. On first look, there is the...

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Barnes & Noble Unveils NOOKcolor

by Allen Weiner  |  October 26, 2010

Barnes & Noble, the nation’s largest physical book retailer, is following up its November 2009 release of the Nook, an e-ink e-reader, with the NOOKcolor, a device that uses a...

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My Friend, The Editor

by Allen Weiner  |  July 21, 2010

I hate to spoil the party, but I am not enthralled by Flipboard, the new venture-backed content play that purports to be an application that creates personalized magazines based on...

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