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08.31.12
WSJ: Amazon is building an ad-supported tablet (update: two Kindle Fire devices coming next week)
08.31.12

WSJ: Amazon is building an ad-supported tablet (update: two Kindle Fire devices coming next week)

If you can't quite scrounge up the $200 it takes to buy a quality 7-inch slab these days, Amazon m...

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08.30.12
Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)
08.30.12

Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)

Atari is big on nostalgia this year, but it hasn't had much in the way of software to reflect the...

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08.29.12
Square Enix Coreonline offers top-tier games on the web for free -- if you feed the ad meter
08.29.12

Square Enix Coreonline offers top-tier games on the web for free -- if you feed the ad meter

It's not hard to see that offering high-quality games through the cloud has its pitfalls, not the...

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08.09.12
Boingo snaps up Cloud Nine Media to expand its ad-sponsored WiFi network
08.09.12

Boingo snaps up Cloud Nine Media to expand its ad-sponsored WiFi network

Boingo tried its hand at free WiFi with Google earlier this summer, and now it's acquired Cloud Ni...

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07.04.12
Samba launches ad-supported mobile data in the UK, makes you dance for your internet
07.04.12

Samba launches ad-supported mobile data in the UK, makes you dance for your internet

Want mobile data, but without the pesky monetary cost? Samba, a new virtual network in the UK offe...

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10.06.11
Ad-supported Kindle 4 has built-in $30 "upgrade", gets rid of embedded special offers
10.06.11

Ad-supported Kindle 4 has built-in $30 "upgrade", gets rid of embedded special offers

Was it too cheap? Well, here's some great news for fourth-generation Kindle users already tiring...

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10.03.11
Amazon Kindle review (2011)
10.03.11

Amazon Kindle review (2011)

Switched On: Between a Nook and a hard place Engadget's holiday gift guide 2011: e-re...

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05.24.11
Kindle 3G gets ad-supported $164 version, basically sells your eyeballs for a $25 discount
05.24.11

Kindle 3G gets ad-supported $164 version, basically sells your eyeballs for a $25 discount

It's been one heck of a week for e-readers, with a new $139 touchscreen Nook in town and a $129...

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