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McDonald’s UK Happy Meal Toys Will Now Include E-Books

04/30/2014, McDonald’s has had a long and proud(?) tradition of giving toys to kids whenever they purchase a Happy Meal. Heck, in recent years we’ve seen them give toys and collectibles away to adults as well, but that’s a different story altogether. That being...

Pew Study Finds E-Books Are On The Rise

01/16/2014, Just like how music lovers have started to embrace the digital life, we’re sure book lovers are starting to do so too with e-books and e-readers. Given that an e-reader can store hundreds, if not thousands of books in a device that’s thinner and...

BiblioTech Is The US’ First Bookless Public Library

11/26/2013, Libraries for the most part contain books, actual physical books, although with technology becoming more integrated into our lives, libraries have introduced computers and to a certain extent, e-books as well, but it looks like the BiblioTech library in...

Amazon Kindle Matchook Service Now Live; Supports 70,000 Books

10/29/2013, Amazon announced its new Matchbook program that would allow those who purchase a physical copy of a book to receive a discount for the e-book version of that same piece of literature just last month. Bookworms can now raise both their physical books and...

Research Suggests Tablets More Popular Than E-Readers For E-Books

12/28/2012, With the convenience and slightly lower prices of e-books, it only makes sense that more and more people are starting to turn away from the print medium to the digital medium, and according to a research by the folks at Pew Internet, that certainly seems...

Harry Potter e-books hinted for Amazon’s Kindle [Updated]

05/10/2012, If you own an Amazon Kindle and you’d love nothing better than to be able to read the entire Harry Potter collection while on the go, you’re probably painfully aware that Harry Potter’s author, J.K. Rowling, has been holding out on releasing her...

Kindle lending library under fire by Authors Guild

11/16/2011, Amazon’s Kindle lending library feature for Kindle owners and Amazon Prime subscribers is a great idea. A free e-book to read each month, to be replaced with a new book the next month, is a great way for users to get their hands on the e-book format and...

Onyx Boox i62 e-reader coming soon

10/12/2011, If you’re in the market for a new e-reader device, Chinese e-reader manufacturer, Onyx, has outed the Onyx Boox i62 e-reader device. Based on the picture alone we can’t help but feel that there are some glaring similarities between the Onyx Boox i62...

Amazon opens French Kindle Store

10/07/2011, For those living in France and were looking forward to getting on board Amazon’s Kindle, the good news is that the company has finally opened a French Kindle Store, adding to the list of stores outside of the US. For those living outside of France, not...

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...

iPad Catching Up to Kindle in E-Reader Market in Latest Survey

11/30/2010, While Amazon is still a dominant player in the e-reader market with a 47% market share, Apple is quickly gaining ground having captured 32% of the e-reader market with its iPad consumer tablet. ChangeWave’s latest survey was completed by over 2,800...

E-Books Get Added to New York Times Bestseller List

11/12/2010, The New York Times Bestseller List is pretty much an industry standard to what’s hot and what’s selling in the print world, and now the newspaper publication will soon add digital books to its list. Although the Bestseller List for printed...