Kevin Shockey

Kevin is freelance artist, author, project manager, publisher, sculptor, and speaker. He's currently working on "Guagua Pública: The New Transmedia Producer and founding a community to promote his vision. Previously he founded DóndeEs.com and the SNAP Platform SNAPPIX. He's an O'Reilly Media author and speaker and was also Editor in Chief of TUX Magazine.

Ereading Update: Ebooks, tablets, and app confusion

Kindle editions eclipse paperbacks ahead of schedule and tablet competition increases.

In this Ereading Update: Ebook demand is fueling a highly contested battle for tablet market share. Plus, a brief look at new tablets from LG and Brainchild.

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Ereading Update: More tablets and Google's ebook acquisition

Infibeam Pi2, Notion Ink Adam, and a brief look at Google's acquisition of eBook Technologies

In this edition of Ereading Update: A look at the Infibeam Pi2 and Notion Ink Adam devices; a few thoughts on Google's acquisition of eBook Technologies; and leaked images of HP's WebOS tablets.

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Ereading Update: Record device sales and a look at CES tablets

A number of multipurpose tablets made their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show.

In the latest Ereading Update: Tablets and the holidays proved to be fast friends; At CES, a host of tablets were announced by the likes of ASUS, Lenovo, and Motorola

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Device Update: Year-end edition

Device Update: Year-end edition

Predictions for 2011: the dedicated ereader market will crest, and focus will turn to the ebook experience.

The holiday season will be a tipping point for ereaders and ebooks. In 2011, the digital changes publishers have made will meet head-on with the harsh demands of a significant consumer base.

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Device Update: New companies enter the ereader market

Device Update: New companies enter the ereader market

E FUn, bModo and BenQ are jumping on the tablet bandwagon.

In this edition of Device Update: New manufacturers enter the ereader market in time for the holidays; shifting perspectives on the breadth of ebook piracy.

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Device update: Analyzing the publishing value chain

Device update: Analyzing the publishing value chain

Ereaders get the attention for now; new tablets from Sharp and RIM.

As the changes in the publishing value chain become clearer, electronic manufacturing giants Sharp and Research in Motion make new tablet announcements.

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Device update: The latest multifunction innovations

News on HTC Desire Z, enTourage eDGe and Dell's Convertible Duo.

Illustrating how quickly manufacturers are innovating, we look at new multifunction devices from HTC, Entourage, and Dell.

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Device update: Analysts bullish on ereaders

News on Elonex tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Velocity Micro Cruz.

In this week's device update: Research reports conclude ereader demand is on the upswing. Plus: info on Samsung's Galaxy Tab, tablets from Elonex, and more.

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Device update: Tablet edition

A look at the Neofonie WeTab, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Telefunken T9HD

The IFA 2010 may become known as the moment when electronics manufacturers announced their responses to Apple's iPad. Here's a look at notable tablet announcements from the event and other recent news from the world of ereaders and related devices.

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TOC's Wednesday devices, gadgets and ereaders update

With IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited just days away, this week brings plenty of buzz about new ereaders, tablets and more.

The IFA traditionally offers an early indication of what gadgets will sell well through Christmas. It's no wonder so much attention is focused on the show with order volume stemming from last year's show reaching nearly $3.8 billion.

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