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Amazon Kindle Matchbook Discounts E-Books For Hard Copy Owners

09/03/2013, If you’re one of those book-reading folk who love nothing more than to play the latest classical music compilation CD while you completely immerse yourself in the latest novel by Dr. Seuss, you’ll know what a pain in the neck it has been to...

Samsung Readers Hub 2.0 leaves Kobo service out

07/18/2012, Two’s company, three’s a crowd – and I suppose that Samsung has figured out that the Kobo e-book service would make the Samsung Readers Hub 2.0 too crowded, hence making the decision to leave this particular service out of the final...

E-book sales overtake hardcovers in the US at last

06/17/2012, The race between e-book and traditional hardcover book sales sparked off a few years ago, and at long last, e-books have finally overtaken hardcover books in terms of sales figures – at least in the US. This bit of news is brought to us by a report...

E-book has mood-dependent endings

02/20/2012, When you were a kid, do you remember those mood rings that were all the rage? Of course, some swear by them while others think it is nothing but a bunch of baloney, but here we are with a modern interpretation of the mood ring – albeit it comes in a...

Sony Reader Wi-Fi

08/31/2011, In addition to its tablets, Sony is launching its new elegant Reader Wi-Fi that features a 6-inch e-ink Pearl V220 glare-free touch screen display which gives access to over 2 million titles from the Sony Reader Store. The company partnered with over...

Pandigital STAR e-book reader goes through FCC motions

07/19/2011, The e-book world is littered with plenty of options in this day and age, which is a far cry from what consumers had to put up with a few years ago. Heck, even e-book readers now support color for a more interactive experience, and hardware manufacturers...

Sesame Street e-book arrives

02/06/2011, ScrollMotion has announced a new Sesame Street e-book that will arrive on both the iTunes App Store and the Google Chrome Web Store – simultaneously. This makes it the first title from Sesame Street which will hit Google Chrome, while voracious...

Nook: ‘Biggest bestseller ever’ for B&N

12/30/2010, Barnes & Noble has announced that the Nook has officially become their “Biggest Bestseller” – ever (B&N is a 40-year old company). B&N has announced that the Nook Color has been selling very well and is the number one selling...

Pedophile’s Guide no longer available on Amazon.com

11/11/2010, Remember “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure: A Child-Lover’s Code of Conduct” e-book which was on sale on Amazon.com? Well, we covered the hoo-ha that surrounded said title yesterday, and it didn’t take long for...

New Kindle Ad Takes Jab at iPad

09/13/2010, Amazon’s recent Kindle ad highlights the benefits of reading with e-ink technology under direct sunlight while taking aim at Apple’s iPad, which functions as both an electronic book reader and a multi-function device offering games, browsing,...