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high prices of e-books

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The Audiophiliac

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.

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Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices to $9.99 to end dispute

The e-commerce company has made the book publisher a public offer: accept $9.99 e-book prices, and Amazon won't ask for more of each sale.

By July 29, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Judge decides Apple's $450M e-books settlement is OK after all

US District Court Judge Denise Cote originally took issue with the settlement because Apple could end up only paying $70 million.

By August 1, 2014

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Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades, no price rise

Apple has updated its Pro laptop line -- all 15-inch models will come with 16GB RAM but with no price increase, and the old 13-inch has even got cheaper.

By July 29, 2014

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Apple buys e-book recommendation engine, report says

The tech giant's potential purchase could help it compete in an area dominated by Amazon's prized e-book business, according to TechCrunch.

By July 25, 2014

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2013)

The slimmer body and higher-res screen of the original Retina MacBook Pro were a revolutionary leap. This revamp adds modest internal upgrades for modest improvements, but price cuts to both the 13-inch and 15-inch models sweeten the deal.

October 25, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 25, 2013
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Apple could fork over $400M to settle e-books price-fixing suit

The settlement hinges on the success or failure of the company's appeal of a ruling that found it conspired with publishers to fix prices.

By July 16, 2014

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Name your own price for the Humble sci-fi e-book bundle

As little as a penny nets you five solid reads. Anything over $12 adds some sci-fi legends to the mix, including Bear, Ellison, and Zahn.

By July 10, 2014

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition

A big-screen ultrabook with a long, long battery life, the Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition delivers a high-end laptop experience for its premium price.

July 29, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 29, 2014
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Acer to sell touch Chromebook at fraction of Google Pixel price

The company's new C720P Chromebook, due out next month, is just the second in the market to offer touch screen. But it will cost a mere $300, compared with the Google Pixel's $1,299 price tag.

By November 26, 2013