- 2017 Jan 17
B&N Suspends Nook Sales
Sales of Barnes and Noble’s Nook tablet have been suspended from physical and online storefronts due to a faulty charger.
- 2015 Oct 06
Waterstones Pulling the Kindle
The bookseller is removing Amazon’s Kindle devices from many of it stores as sales “continue to be pitiful."
- 2015 Sep 18
Tablets, by the Six-Pack
Amazon is selling its new $49.99 Fire tablet in a six-pack for just under $250, bringing them down to $41 each.
- 2015 Sep 17
Amazon Rolls Out 'Mass Market' Tablet
The retailer has introduced a $49.99 tablet, a price tag analysts said was low enough to set it apart in a crowded market and draw more customers to its online services.
- 2015 Aug 21
The Rise of Phone Reading
How publishers are rethinking books for the small screen.
- 2015 Jul 07
The Real Reason for E-readers
Kindles are known to be cost-efficient and lightweight alternatives to traditional books, but there's another perk to using one: secrecy.
- 2015 May 19
On Kids Reading Digitally
An article argues that ''digital natives" should read physical books.
- 2015 Jan 30
Target Bids Adieu to Nook
With little fanfare, Target has ended its agreement with Barnes & Noble to carry Nook hardware in stores.
- 2015 Jan 12
Are E-books Bad for Your Health?
Reading regular books comes with a slew of health benefits that their electronic counterparts don't have, says Lecia Bushak at Medical Daily.
- 2014 Dec 23
E-books May Disrupt Sleep
A small study has found that reading light-emitting electronic devices before bedtime is a recipe for poor sleep.
- 2014 Aug 06
B&N Launches Glowlight Reader in U.K.
The second-generation GlowLight e-reader is now available for £89 at various retailers in the U.K.
- 2014 Aug 04
Sony to Cease E-Reader Production
Sony will no longer produce e-reader devices because it is not "economically viable." The technology company said it would cease production of e-reading hardware in an interview with German technology site Lesen.
- 2014 Jun 20
Why Did Amazon Make a Phone?
A conversation with Jeff Bezos.
- 2014 Jun 19
Phone Immerses Users in Amazon’s World
The Fire phone, the product of four years of research and development, offers Amazon fans the chance to live in an Amazon-themed world, where just about every element can be identified, listed, ranked, shared and, of course, ordered.
- 2013 Oct 17
Kobo Launches in India
Making a foray into the Indian market, Kobo launched four new devices, including three e-book readers and one Android tablet that is said to be optimized and designed for e-reading.
- 2013 Aug 12
Google Play Adds Textbooks
Google has added higher eduction digital textbooks as a category in its Google Play store, available on Android devices.
- 2012 Dec 21
E-Reader Sales Seriously Shrinking
The NYT reports that worldwide e-reader sales are demonstrably smaller in response to the growth of the tablet market.
- 2012 Nov 16
Nook HD Getting EA Games
Game company Electronic Arts has announced that it will be bringing two new games to Barnes & Noble's tablet, Nook HD.
- 2012 Oct 31
'Mini' Tablets Compared
Walt Mossberg, tech columnist for the WSJ, presents a useful chart comparing the iPad Mini, Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD tablets.
- 2012 Oct 17
Here Comes the Latest iPad
Apple has scheduled an October 23 that is rumored to unveil the company's latest tablet, presumed to be a smaller version of its iPad.
- 2012 Sep 06
Kindle Fire 2 Rumors
Amazon is expected to unveil its sequel to the Kindle Fire on September 6th. TechRadar rounds up the rumors about the new device--a bigger screen, mapping technology, a camera...
- 2012 Aug 31
This Is the New Kindle Fire
Take a look.
- 2012 Jul 24
Costs of Kindle Fire Fall
The company has room for an aggressive price cut.
- 2012 Jul 23
New Tablets, Phones Expected from Amazon
Amazon is expected to introduce several new tables and a smartphone, stepping up competition in the mobile market.
- 2012 Jul 05
Nexus Challenges iPad
NY Times calls Google's tablet "ground-shaking" and "blows the Kindle Fire’s value proposition into a cloud of ash."
- 2012 Jun 27
Google Tablet Rumors Growing
Google plans to unveil a $199 tablet co-branded with Taiwan’s Asustek Computer Inc. at its developers conference this week, taking direct aim at the iPad, according to two people familiar with the matter.
- 2012 Jun 22
iPad Costs $1.36
The tablet costs you a little over $1 per year to charge.
- 2012 May 22
Ads Coming to Kindle Fire
Looking to find other ways to monetize its Kindle Fire, Forbes reports that Amazon is looking to sell ads on the device's welcome screen...and that initial packages may start as high as $600,000.
- 2012 Jan 19
Amazon Updates Kindle FIre Firmware
Amazon has pushed out an over-the-air update to the Kindle Fire that enables, along with tweaks and fixes, full-screen browsing in the Web browser.
- 2011 Oct 21
Library with Espresso
A Sacramento library will house an Espresso Book Machine. From the Sacramento Bee.
- 2011 Jul 28
How IBM Changed Typewriting
From the Atlantic: the Selectric typewriter came out 50 years ago this week.
- 2011 Jul 13
Amazon Tablet This Fall
The Wall Street Journal says Amazon will introduce a 9" Android-powered tablet by October to compete with the iPad.
- 2011 Jul 08
14 Million iPad 2s Coming
Apple plans to ship up to 14 million iPad 2s in the third quarter of 2011. From Business Insider.
- 2011 Jun 29
How to Clean Your Screen
Useful advice from the NYT about how to clean your e-reader screen.
Kindle vs. Nook--Readability War
AllThingsD rates which reader is best to read on.
- 2011 Jun 28
Google's New Social Network
The NYT looks at Google's latest entry into the social networking game, a network just for small groups of people, called Google +
Tablet for Kids
LeapFrom has introduced the LeapPad, a tablet for kids, which is, among other things, an e-reader. From the NYT.
- 2011 Jun 24
iPad's Power Drain
iPads consume 400% more Wi-Fi data than iPhones,iPods, and Androids. From Mashable.
- 2011 Jun 22
The iPhone 5 rumor mill is spinning already, with reports of a new iPhone as soon as august. From eWeek.