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Kobo acquires Mac developer Aquafadas

The news that e-reader company Kobo bought Aquafadas, a French-based developer known for its digital-publishing software, normally wouldn't make the radar of many Mac users. But Aquafadas is known to the Mac community as the brains behind MotionComposer, BannerZest, SnapFlow, iDive, VideoPier, ...

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Apple iBookstore has opened in Australia

Just over six months have passed since the launch of the iPad, and today, the iBookstore has now officially opened in Australia. Quoting an Apple spokesperson, The Age reports that the good folks down under now have access to "thousands" of new titles from a wide array of publishers including Mac...

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Borders Kobo joins eReader frenzy, iPhone, iPad apps out

In a move we all should have seen coming, Borders has announced the Kobo, its US$149 eReader and Kindle/Nook competitor. It will launch in June with an accompanying eBook store, stocked with more than a million titles. There are iPad and iPhone apps out now, and both are free. The odd thing is th...

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Borders Books announces e-reader with apps for iPhone, OS X and the iPad

Borders has announced a very low cost e-reader that will ship in June. The device, made by Canadian company Kobo, will sell for U.S. $149.99 and come preloaded with 100 classic books. At a much lower cost than the iPad, the Barnes and Noble Nook, and the Amazon Kindle, the book reader may get som...

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First Look: Kobo for iPad

Here's yet another iPad app that caught my eye via a video preview. KoboBooks takes advantage of iPad-style design to offer a simple, elegant eBook reader. I love how all of the attention to detail (from bookmarks and page views, to brightness, font, and background settings) really exemplifies ...

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