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Submission + - Kobo introduces new HD e-ink reader

ottdmk writes: Having already gone after the economy e-reader market with the Kobo Mini, Kobo has now decided to put out an e-reader for the luxury market: the Kobo Aura HD. Double the default storage of a Kobo Glo at 4GB (expandable via SD card), it has a 6.8" e-ink infrared touchscreen boasting a resolution of 1440x1080 for 265dpi.

Announced in Britain on Monday with partner WHSmith, the Aura is available for pre-order and the web has a good amount of coverage. Good e-reader has a hands-on review already.

Submission + - Judge overturns patent suit, rules RIM did not infringe (

ottdmk writes: You may recall this recent Slashdot story about Mformation being awarded 147.2 million dollars in a patent suit agains RIM. Well, it appears a California appeals judge has disagreed with that verdict. As part of the ruling if Mformation successfully appeals, the matter will go to a new trial instead of the jury award being restored.

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