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An E-Reader Market Study You Won’t Believe
January 28, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Old man reading iPad tablet computerEarlier today, I stumbled upon yet another article about yet another e-reading study. True, that's not exactly breaking news. But because the theory preposed by the market analyst firm that conducted the study was definitely one I'd never heard before, I figured it was worth sharing. Before I explain the study's findings, though, let me say—and I've said this before in this space—that I don't really have a whole lot of faith in most of these research firm. But then again, who knows? This one's goofy enough—and simplistic enough—that there may just be something to it. Here's the bottom line of the...

Survey Says: E-Readers Are Racing Toward Extinction
December 25, 2012 | 9:05 am

I can't even begin to count the number of articles I've seen over the past few weeks about the swiftly growing popularity of tablet computers. A week or two after the holiday season has ended, I suspect we'll start seeing solid proof—one way or the other—in the form of sales numbers, and we'll finally have a firm understanding of just how many tablet PCs are out there in the world today. That'll be an interesting and even important economic factoid for the digital reading community, of course. Because as we've been reminded of over and over again, this particular consumer trend—the suddenly massive...

The Rise of E-Reading – An infographic
September 19, 2012 | 9:52 pm

We talk quite often here at TeleRead about how quickly e-reader ownership is growing—and as a result, how strongly the print publishing industry is feeling the digital blow—but sometimes it's easier to comprehend (and retain) statistical data when it's presented to us in the form of the ever-popular inforgraphic. The first graphic below, by the way, comes from Schools.com, which seems to have produced an infographic about nearly every career opportunity under the sun: How to become a firefighter; How to become a sonographer; etc. (The chart-graphic beneath it comes from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.) At any rate, the first section of the...