amazonAmazon Added Millions Of Prime Members in Q3, Thanks in Part to Streaming Video (GigaOM)
Amazon Prime is growing very fast, thanks in part to streaming video, Amazon said in its Q3 earnings Thursday.

Hands-On Review of the Kobo Arc 7 (GoodeReader)
Kobo has just released the spiritual successor of the Arc tablet released last year. Like any major hardware upgrade you normally see enhanced resolution, a faster processor, more memory and RAM. Truth be told, the Arc 7 is a bit of a downgrade. It has less memory, a woeful webcam and less resolution then the older model. With all of these downsides, is this still a worthy investment or a reason to upgrade?

Four Librarians, Four eReaders, Two Years (The Digital Shift)
Given this changed landscape, we decided to check in, share where we are with e-reading, and reflect on our experiences with the e-readers that started us down this path.

A New Budget Reveals that LA School’s iPads to Cost Nearly $100 More Each (The Digital Reader)
The LA Unified School District released a new budget for their $1 billion 1:1 iPad program earlier this week, and it revealed that the first phase of the program will be considerably more expensive than the school district had previously claimed.

Kindle Daily Deals: Music of Ghosts (and 4 others)

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