On Christmas morning children will unwrap their gifts to find a shiny new tablets and e-readers, but this year the Nook is not likely to be one of them.
MALMÖ, Sweden — Reading books on my tiny iPhone screen is something I do out of circumstance, never choice. And apparently, I’m not the only one, as book reading on smartphones is higher than on tablets.
Amazon’s rumored purchase of Samsung’s Liquavista unit could be the key to that full-color Kindle you’ve always wanted.
Amazon has introduced a new service called Whispercast that will help organizations take better control of content on large amounts of Kindles.
The Kindle Paperwhite is Amazon’s best e-reader yet — but you won’t be able to get it for a while.
Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its back-lit Nook e-reader to $119 from $139 at several retailers to prepare for Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Paperwhite, which also retails for $119.
Amazon today lifted the veil on the newest additions to its lineup of tablet devices and e-readers. Clearly, in an attempt to convince consumers ahead of the holiday shopping season that its hardware can be both cheap and sexy.
I was flabbergasted at the news that Microsoft had invested $300 million into Barnes & Noble’s Nook business, making the e-reader subsidiary, at a $1.7 billion valuation, worth more than B&N itself.
Interactive e-books are a hot business. NBC News is the latest major player to dip its toes into the e-book publishing business, the company announced on Monday.
Amid record digital sales and floundering physical sales, Barnes & Noble announced today that it plans to explore spinning off its Nook and e-book business.
In a push for last-minute and impulse buys, Amazon is offering its customers free two-day shipping on the four most-recent Kindle models before the end of the day on Dec. 21.
Amazon has started a $6 million annual fund that seeks to encourage more independent authors to publish their works on Kindle first, the company announced today.
We might as well call it Kindle Fire Friday. Amazon revealed today that its Black Friday sales were through the roof for its Kindle lineup, though, as usual, the company didn’t offer any specific numbers.
Barnes & Noble will release a limited edition Nook Simple Touch e-reader with a white border for a bargain-bin price of $79 on Black Friday, the company announced today.
Barnes & Noble has released its new $249 Nook Tablet today, following Amazon’s lead by unleashing its e-reader/tablet hybrid on the market a day early.
There’s yet another $99 touch e-reader joining the fray this holiday shopping season. Kobo has announced its $99 Kobo Touch with Offers, which is the same device as a regular $130 Kobo Touch, but the screen will display ads when it is in sleep mode or turned off, as well as in what the company mysteriously refers to as “discreet places.”
If you believe in karma, it should come as no surprise that e-readers are slowly killing off print books — perhaps in retaliation for all those trees murdered over the years.
Rakuten, the largest online shopping mall operator in Japan, has acquired e-reader manufacturer Kobo for $315 million in cash.
In a remarkably speedy attempt at one-upmanship, Barnes & Noble announced its new Nook Tablet today, a direct competitor to Amazon’s similar Kindle Fire.
Let me make it clear up front: The Nook Tablet looks and feels exactly like last year’s Nook Color. But Barnes & Noble is hoping that its beefed up hardware will make it a worthy contender against Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire tablet.
‘Tis the season of cheap tablets. Today Barnes & Noble announced its Kindle Fire competitor, simply called the Nook Tablet.
Making its ecosystem just that much sweeter, Amazon today announced that Kindle owners subscribed to its premium Amazon Prime service will be able to borrow one e-book a month for free.
Not only do Kindle users get to avoid fighting through book store crowds to get their hands on Walter Isaacson’s new Steve Jobs biography, but they also got the chance to start reading it long before everyone else.
Owners of last year’s third-generation Kindle don’t need to buy a new model to take advantage of some nifty new cloud features.
Editor's Pick Thanks to its prominent position as a combination e-reader and tablet device that has books, full-color magazines and casual games, the Nook Color’s ownership is now almost 75 percent women, according to a Barnes & Noble executive.
The first-generation Kindle e-reader was a revolutionary device, but it was far from pretty.
How the heck did Amazon make its new Kindle e-readers so cheap? By slyly making its ad-supported “Special Offers” pricing, which includes sponsored screensavers and ads on the home screen, the new standard for its e-readers.
Amazon unveiled its much-hyped Kindle Fire tablet in New York City on Wednesday.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OJzYe45V0A&w=560&h=345] Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle Touch look like the company’s best consumer devices yet, based on demonstrations from Amazon staff at the company’s launch event today in New York City.
Amazon announced today that its long-awaited Kindle library lending feature, which will be available at over 11,000 local libraries across the US, has finally gone live.
Daily deals are now popping up on the screensavers of the Kindle and Kindle 3G. Amazon.com announced today that, when they aren’t reading, Special Offers customers will receive deals directly on their Kindle screens from AmazonLocal.
Amazon‘s long-rumored tablet, dubbed simply the Kindle, is “very real” and headed your way this November for $250, reports TechCrunch’s MG Siegler.