News by Dean Fetzer November 1, 2013 (2) comments
In a ‘it’s-about-time’ decision by the FAA, the restrictions on using electronic devices when a plane is about to take off or land have been lifted.
News by Dean Fetzer October 8, 2013 (2) comments
San Francisco based startup Scribd is thinking beyond eReaders. Apparently Google Glass-like wearable tech is the next big thing.
News by Christopher Shultz June 6, 2013 (4) comments
Seemingly oblivious to their widespread dislike, the online retail giant hopes to form a beneficial partnership with the little guys.
News by Christopher Shultz
It seemed destined to be DOA, but after time, some charitable endeavors, and a significant price cut, the Simple Touch is Hitsville U.K.!
News by Dean Fetzer January 17, 2013 (12) comments
A new study from NextMarket Insights indicates last generation eReaders are being passed on to other family members when a person upgrades.
News by Dean Fetzer
To drive sales of its Nook, the book chain is giving away books to First Book if you buy one of their eReaders before Christmas.
News by Dean Fetzer December 6, 2012 (2) comments
We all know our eReaders collect information on what we read, buy and look at - but did you know the companies behind all of them share your information with third parties without your permission?
News by Dean Fetzer
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Amazon sold more than double the number of Kindle devices worldwide than it did last year.
News by Dean Fetzer November 20, 2012 (4) comments
In another example of what is wrong with the patent system, Apple has managed to get approval for its ‘page turn’ in an eReader application.
News by Dean Fetzer November 9, 2012 (5) comments
A new app for IOS and Android allows DRM’d files to be read on devices other than Kindle or Nooks - with the prospect of more to come.
News by Dean Fetzer November 8, 2012 (1) comments
Now you Can Get Your DC Comics Fix on Your eReader - as long it’s via Apple, Amazon or Barnes and Noble
News by Christopher Shultz November 1, 2012 (1) comments
The retail giant takes a gamble with their eReader overseas, but will it prove effective?
News by Christopher Shultz October 23, 2012 (4) comments
The Txtr Beagle hopes to make a splash in the eBook community, but will the lack of features and the truth behind its low price steer consumers away?
News by Rob W. Hart October 1, 2012 (2) comments
Barnes & Noble is making it a real race, lowering the price of it's frontlit eReader to match Amazon. Which one will you be buying?
News by Rob W. Hart September 7, 2012 (4) comments
Amazon has some new eReaders and tablets coming out--and their flashy announcement overshadowed similar news from Kobo.
News by Kimberly Turner August 31, 2012 (6) comments
New research shows that using backlit eReaders such as the Nook, Kindle Fire, and iPad before bed can suppress melatonin and lead to sleepless nights.
News by Rob W. Hart August 16, 2012 (3) comments
Sony has released a new eReader, and it's perfectly nice... but a little too expensive and way late to the party.
News by Kimberly Turner August 6, 2012 (3) comments
A new startup aims to provide authors and publishers with detailed information about readers' ebook habits, but could too much data analysis suck the creativity out of publishing?
Column by Joe Daly May 17, 2012 (4) comments
While lit snobs pontificate the primacy of tree meat or eBooks, the once-peaceful world of audiobooks has devolved into an all-out street brawl between producers, publishers and authors.
News by Rob W. Hart May 3, 2012 (3) comments
Target is dumping the Kindle from stores as part of an "ongoing review"--which might have something to do with the company's new focus on the iPad and Apple products.
News by Rob W. Hart April 30, 2012 (2) comments
The computer software giant will invest in a new subsidiary of Barnes & Noble that will merge the bookseller's digital and college businesses.
News by Rob W. Hart April 20, 2012 (2) comments
The Canadian-based eBook retailer will strike out into physical stores, at the same time that it's discussing the launch of its self-publishing arm.
News by Rob W. Hart April 19, 2012 (7) comments
Barnes & Noble has addressed one of the major downsides to eReaders--they're tough to read in the dark.
News by Rob W. Hart March 19, 2012 (2) comments
After years of frustrated flyers complaining about not being able to use tablets & eReaders during takeoff--considering the lack of evidence that they could disrupt a flight--the FAA is reconsidering