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Oyster, the 'Netflix for books,' has finally arrived on Android

The popular e-book subscription service is now available on just about every device.

By Jun. 17, 2014


Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May. 21, 2014


Oyster e-book subscription service just got interesting

Parents, take note: the "Netflix of books" has added a generous selection of children's titles, including dozens from Disney Publishing.

By Feb. 13, 2014

Editors' Take

Damson Pearl

For the first time in the U.S., the new Damson Pearl and Oyster wireless speakers wash ashore on American soil at CTIA 2013. The Pearl is especially compact, but boy does it pack an audio punch.

May. 22, 2013

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Damson's 'seriously loud' Pearl and Oyster bluetooth speakers

Making waves for the first time in the U.S., the Pearl and Oyster wireless speakers from Damson Audio have washed up on the beaches of CTIA 2013. Both Bluetooth products are designed by the British manufacturer, but it's the first time we've seen them on this side of the pond.

By May. 28, 2013


Damson Pearl and Oyster pump up phone audio (pictures)

Damson Audio showcases two fresh Bluetooth speaker systems at CTIA 2013, the minute but loud Pearl and more robust Oyster.

8 Images May. 22, 2013

Editors' Take

Avega Systems Oyster 802.11 Networked Speakers

The Avega Systems Oyster 802.11 Networked Speakers was first announced at CES 2006 in early January. Check out CNET editors' early impressions of this product.

Jan. 10, 2006

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Will you be able to swipe your iPhone 5 like an Oyster card?

Near-field communications is an incredibly easy way of paying for stuff, and patents suggest it could be that next year's iPhone 5 will use it

By Aug. 18, 2010


Giant Oyster machine waves in electricity

The new wave-harnessing electricity generator heads from the test pool to the open ocean in the waters off the Orkney Islands.

By Aug. 6, 2009


Please don't combine my phone with my Oyster card

What's the big deal about combining an Oyster card with a mobile phone? I might as well slap a sticker on my forehead saying 'Go on, mug me. It's worth it'

By Sep. 4, 2008