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20% Young People Own an eReader

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Books are called the best friends of human beings. They not only help us in passing our idle time in a productive way, but also increase our knowledge about everything. People who have hobby of reading books have their brain activity levels higher than those who not. It provides their brains with stimuli, which increases their thinking powers. Previously, books were only available in a form of bundle of papers, bound together with information in scripted on them with ink. Now a days, the trend is changing. People are using technology to quench their thirst of reading in new and innovative styles. Electronic books, commonly known as eBooks are the biggest example of it.

E-Books And E-Readers

Young People Own an eReader

e-book stands for ”electronic book”, they are also known as digital books. They are basically the technological placebos of normal books. In eBook, the text is written in digital form so therefore it requires a medium or a device to read. Previously people used to read eBooks on their Desktops and Laptop personal computers, but now there are several new devices which evolved with the advancement in technology. These devices are known as eReaders, they are specifically designed for reading and are usually with a screen in front, with few keys for operation. One of the most famous eReaders is “Kindle”. eBooks can also be used on various different types of handheld devices like iPods, iPads, PDAs, mobile phones and etc.

Advantages Of E-Books Over Normal Books

Although most people say that they enjoy the classical way of reading books, but they cannot deny that eBooks have many advantages over the normal books.

1) Inexpensive

It has been observed that the eBooks are less expensive as compared to their normal versions available in bookshops.

2) Accessibility

They are easily accessible, for example if you order a book from website you will have to wait for it until it gets shipped to your place, but in case of eBooks you can instantly download it from website.

3) Portability

They are more easy to carry and can save great space. Read the full story

Cheap Android Tablets

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It is well known that the economic collapse has put an intense load on the wallets.  However, it doesn’t mean that people stop dreaming and purchasing. Tablets are an immense strike in 2010, regardless of the adverse economic condition, but that doesn’t represent everyone can manage to pay for one. One can now get best Android tablets online for under $200. That’s true, there are some tablets those price less than 200$, several even getting near to the $100 mark. No doubt it can’t compete with iPad; however that doesn’t indicate a serious problem.

Features of low cost Android tablets

Everyone should know that low-priced Android tablets have some major drawbacks. These have usually low speed and come with older versions of Android. Moreover, various apps are not compatible with this version. However, these are surely useful for many applications like web browsing, eBooks reading, watch videos and listen music. These all features can easily be accessible on very reasonable cost. It is considered that $200 is not much money if the product is crappy. However, it will be a serious issue if someone spends more than $500 for a crappy product. It is right that most of these cheap tablets are usually coming from china.

7 Touch Tablet Internet Media Player – 159.99$

This is really a good looking tablet. It has a pretty and clean design. It includes in some available low cost tablets in market. It has very strange specs. However, some specs of this tablet are still not known. There is no serious complaint reported about this cheap tablet. One can purchase this low cost tablet from market. It can be used for usual internet application similar to a costly tablet. No doubt, it fulfills all the needs of an average user. 7 Touch Tablet can be utilized like all other modern and costly tablets.

Specifications

It contains 800 x 600 pixels screen with fraction rate of 16:9. It can play 720p videos. It is usually operated with 128MB RAM. Some 32GB TF cards can also be used to increase the internal storage. It has only 13 ounce weight. WiFi can also be accessed using this tablet. CPU of this tablet is manufactured by Rock chip.

Zenithink ePad 10 inch tablet – 249$

It is a pretty and powerful tablet. The design of this tablet is obviously similar to an iPad. Some interesting specs like ZenithInk 1GHz Processor ZT180 make it a powerful tablet for users. It is no more used by Samsung in its products. However, it is still considering an important and powerful part of any tablet. It also gives an outstanding potential to Android 2.1 operating system.

Specifications

Similar to some other available expensive tablets, the Zenithink ePad 10 inch tablet has pixels resolution of 1024 x 600 and an accelerometer sensor for screen display rotation. There are 3 USB ports available in this tablet for various plug and play devices. A classic Ethernet jack adapter is also included in its design specs. It is reported by some users that the Zenithink ePad 10 latest software updates make it compatible for the Google Android Marketplace. Addition to this, it has 16:9 inch aspect screen. Most of Full HD videos can be played due to this screen advantage. It is really an interesting solid cheap tablet. It provides features similar to an iPad. One can find a 256 MB RAM and 2 GB of nandflash on board. Moreover, it has WiFi and more than 3 hours estimated battery time. It covers most of user’s requirements similar to a costly tablet. This low cost tablet is readily available in market. Most of web applications are compatible with this tablet.

Augen GenTouch 78 – 161.99$

A war among the cheap tablets was actually started soon after the coming of this low cost tablet. It is really a good looking Touch Tablet. It provides many other interesting features to its users. It is available on very low cost in market. One can use this tablet like other powerful and costly tablets. Most of recently introduced software is compatible with this tablet. There is no need of any extra extension in its specs for its proper functioning. Thus, it is all in all a reliable and easily affordable tablet.

Specifications

It consists of attractive specs like any other costly tablet. It contains 800 MHz CPU, 2GB internal memory, Android 2.1 operating system, 256 MB RAM and 800 x 600 pixels resolution display with 7 inch screen size. This tablet mostly fulfilled the requirements for accessing recent web applications.

Eken M001 – 145$

It is another low cost tablet available in market. It may not have features like a costly tablet, but covers all requirements of an average user. It really increases the efficiency of its various functions. It is still coming with 1.6 version of Android operating system. It is considered that this version will upgrade in near future. WiFi is available for web browsing. So, there is no need of 3G for this purpose. This low cost tablet is available in market. One can use this tablet’s function similar to any costly tablet.

Specifications

It is a 7 inch Android tablet. It has also reasonable specs. It contains 600 MHz ARM CPU and an accelerometer for automatic screen display rotation. It facilitates with 2 GB of internal storage that can be extended up to 32 GB through a SDHC cards. iPad main button is replaced with a navigation dial.

Sony Ericsson To Release Xperia Pureness In US

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness handset is all set to be launched in US. This little technology wonder will cost you just over $900 and comes with a Concierge service as well.

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Although the price may be a little high, but this might just be the cheapest way to get a concierge service of your own. The concierge service is the only truly localized global concierge service in the world, which will provide the potential owner comprehensive support for all lifestyle requests through a 24 hour service in cities around the world for almost any type of need.

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