May 23, 2022

New: The Kindle Index (Top Cities for E-Reader Purchases)

From the team at the Priceonomics (online price guide database). Direct to Complete Blog Post Along with the rankings and analysis (Lexington, Ann Arbor, and Anchorage) top the list, you’ll also find: Kindle Popularity vs. Avg. Temperature of City Kindle Popularity vs. % of Population With College Education Kindle v. XBox (Sample Number of Units […]

Gartner Says Worldwide Media Tablets Sales to Reach 119 Million Units in 2012

From the Gartner Web Site: Worldwide media tablet sales to end users are forecast to total 118.9 million units in 2012, a 98 percent increase from 2011 sales of 60 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Apple’s iOS continues to be the dominant media tablet operating system (OS), as it is projected to account for […]

Fast Fact: Apple Has Sold 3 Million New iPads Since Device Became Available Last Friday

From an Apple News Release: Apple today announced it has sold three million of its incredible new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. [Clip] The new iPad is already available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands and will be […]

The Eau Claire, Wisconsin Public Library Begins Lending iPads

From AllThingsD: The Eau Claire, Wis., library is lending out iPads. Some of the iPads are loaned for a week at a time, while others are offered for four hours at a time for use within the libary. Each tablet is loaded with 1,000 books and 10 audiobooks, as well as various apps and Web […]

The New York Public Library Releases First in a Series of Free iPad Apps

From the NY Times: “Biblion: The Boundless Library” is the name for a series of apps available on Apple’s tablet computer that highlight different elements in the library’s collection. It was developed by the library and the design firm Potion. [Clip] The first edition showcases the library’s 1939-1940 New York World’s fair holdings, which are […]