For long-time book lovers, reading on an electronic device can be disorienting experience. The most obvious choice for those going down the e-book path is a device like the Kindle, completely and utterly dedicated to emulating the traditional experience of reading. I've been seduced by the promise of an e-reader…
Still don't have an e-reader? I can respect that. Physical books just feel better. Print is sacred. I'm with you—or at least I was, until our reviews editor thrust a Kindle in my hand and made me use it.
Amazon's $200 Kindle Voyage e-reader is as good as it gets. We already told you that. But just how good is that new glass screen compared to the Paperwhite's plastic panel? You may (or may not!) be surprised at the difference.
If reading really is all you're in for, the Kindle Paperwhite is hands-down the best little e-reader around. But how do you improve on (near) perfection? Apparently, you waterproof the hell out of it.
A leaked memo suggests that Nook Simple Touch e-readers will be getting a software update next week that equips them with a web browser and email client.
Today the Kindle turns five and it's come a long, long way in that past half-decade. In case you don't remember, in 2007 the first generation Kindle had a 800 x 600 screen, 250 MB internal memory, and was the only model to ever have a microSD slot. And it launched for the low, low price of $400. Despite the pricetag,…
Just a week after the Kindle DX was axed, seems Amazon is trimming its product line further: evidence suggests that its Kindle Touch is to be discontinued, with the Paperwhite filling the gap.
Now that the Kindle Fire HD is out from under wraps, it's time to start looking at how that TI OMAP 4470 chipset and 1900x1200 pixel screen compare to what the other notable tablets have to offer. So we lined up the specs of the original Kindle Fire, Google's Nexus 7, Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, the iPad, and the…
The Hotel Indigo in Newcastle, UK, is much like any other hotel: expensive mini bar, pointless shower caps, and bed sheets that take 10 minutes to get under. Until you peer into the beside table that is, becasue, in the place of a bible, there's a Kindle waiting to be read.
Special features are great, when they're included in DVDs to supplement your favorite movie or TV show. So, why does the idea of creating special features for ebooks seem so... unnecessary?
Following Microsoft's investment in a Nook spin-off and the continued success of Barnes & Noble's e-reading empire, we can expect to see some serious changes in the future. In fact, William Lynch, who heads up Nook, has already let a few of them slip.
In what some may consider an odd move, Microsoft has just announced that it's investing $300 million into a "strategic partnership" with Barnes & Noble to develop the future of e-reading.
Barnes & Noble has a mysterious new product listed on its site: the Nook Audio OE250. There's nothing on the page to give away what it might be—so what the hell is it?
The Justice Department has warned Apple, along with five major publishing houses, that it plans to sue them for joining forces to raise the price of ebooks, according to the Wall Street Journal. If successful, this could signal a future of affordable digital reading.
Almost 5,000 eBooks have been pulled from the the Kindle Store because of a change made to Independent Publishers Group's contract with the online seller. The move is a result of Amazon's demand for upfront payment from publishers, required to host their books on the store. [Paid Content]
Rumors circulated yesterday that a cheaper Nook Tablet was on its way, and now it's official. Barnes & Noble is launching an 8GB version of its tablet, to go on sale for $199. Yes, that does make it a direct Kindle Fire competitor.
According to leaked documents seen by The Verge, Barnes & Noble is launching an 8GB version of its Nook Tablet this week. That drop in capacity means one thing: it's planning to match, or undercut, the Kindle Fire.
Continuing its bold, brave and surprisingly successful e-Reader battle with Amazon, Barnes & Noble is soon to launch its fifth Nook device.
Compared to 10 per cent in mid-December, over 19 per cent of US adults now own a tablet, according to Pew. There was an identical trend with ereaders, too, and there's not as much overlap as you might expectr: 29 per cent own one or the other. That is a lot of new iPads and Kindles. [Pew via Electronista]