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eBooks May Cost $12.99 on the Apple Tablet : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 27, 2010

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On the eve of the arrival of Apple's new tablet, McGraw-Hill CEO Terry McGraw announced that 95% of his company's content would be available on the new device. It's also being reported that Apple will most likely charge $12.99 or $14.99 for eBook downloads, and will also unveil an eReader app for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Google's Voice is now available on the iPhone. The VOIP application has been sitting in app purgatory for months, with many speculating that AT&T would not allow the free phone application to be available on its exclusive phone. Google Voice hits the iPhone months after similar apps from Skype and Vonage were made available in the iTunes App Store.

Sharp has developed new technology which will broadcast over a trillion colors on new TV sets. The ground breaking technology is based around bringing yellow in to the display, adding to the current RGB platform. While its yet to be decided if the display breakthrough is truly revolutionary, Sharp believes the greater color scheme will more accurately represent true to life colors.

Shelly Palmer is a consultant and the host of MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer a daily show featuring news you can use about technology, media & entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC and the author of Television Disrupted: The Transition from Network to Networked TV. Shelly is also President of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. You can join the MediaBytes mailing list here. Shelly can be reached at For information about Get Digital Classes, visit

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