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Kindle gets its price slashed, what could this mean?

08/05/2011, So we all know that ebooks are starting to catch on despite the Kindle being around for so long. Perhaps its due to the rising popularity of tablets or the various improvements made to ebook readers, but either way if you’re considering getting yourself...

Kobo develops HTML5 web app to get by App Store rules

07/27/2011, Due to recent changes in the Apple App Store rules, many eBook retailers have removed in-app purchasing abilities from their apps so that they don’t have to give a portion of their revenue (30%) earned to the fruity company. Latest one to join the...

Panasonic UT-PB1 tablet reader introduced

07/12/2011, Panasonic has decided to take the plunge into the world of tablet readers as well, seeing that Toshiba did not miss the boat. Their latest effort will come in the form of the Panasonic UT-PB1, which will see a 7″ display at 1024 x 600 resolution LCD...

Fujitsu shows off next generation color e-Paper Module

07/11/2011, The days of eReaders mainly being in black and white are coming to an end. Manufacturers are trying to inject color into readers that work well in full color and in difficult lighting conditions. It looks like Fujitsu are next up to the plate with the...

When Tablets Take Content To the Next Level

06/27/2011, many users intuitively have a good instinct about what tablets can do when it comes to consuming content. There’s something familiar, yet exciting about it. Why? Because the content that users can consume on tablets is familiar: everybody can relate...

Kobo opening its platform up to more authors

06/13/2011, Kobo, the folks behind the Kobo eReaders, has decided t expand its services, by allowing authors to submit their own books to the Kobo eBook store. In a recent interview, Kobo CEO talks about the eBook self-publishing service. The service will be simple...

Barnes & Noble NOOK The Simple Touch Reader now shipping

06/01/2011, For those of you who’ve been clamoring to get your hands on Barnes & Noble’s new NOOK eReader, you’re in luck. The company has just announced that it has started shipping the new NOOK yesterday, getting the pre-ordered devices to...

All New Nook: First Impressions

05/24/2011, In a decade from now, the physical book could be a quaint, archaic remnant of a by-gone past akin to wax records and black & white tube TVs, thanks to devices like the All-New Nook and the new Kobo Touch, essentially ereaders for the rest of us,...

New Barnes & Noble NOOK revealed before launch

05/23/2011, We all know that tomorrow, Barnes & Noble will be introducing a new NOOK at their special event, but it looks like someone decided to leak details of the new eReader today. The folks over at CNET received some information from a tipster, detailing the...

New Wi-Fi E-Readers from Aluratek – Libre Air and Libre Touch

05/17/2011, Aluratek has just announced the release of two new additions to its Libre eBook reader lineup. Called the Libre Air and the Libre Touch, these eBook readers now have WiFi support which will allow users to load new books into the readers without any wires....

Barnes & Noble sends out invitation for a special event next week

05/17/2011, Remember our report about the new eReader Barnes & Noble will be releasing this month? Well, it looks like the announcement is imminent. The media has started receiving invitations to a Barnes & Noble invitation-only event that is happening on...

Rookcase turns old books into functional tablet covers

05/04/2011, While we’re all for going green, sometimes we can’t help but miss the feeling of holding a regular paperback or hardcover novel in our hands. Well, an Etsy artist named Heather Schnelle has come up with a solution – by hollowing out old...

NOOKcolor eBooks to support autographs

04/26/2011, One of the best things about owning paperback books is that you can attend book signings of your favorite authors for them to leave their signatures on your books. It seems like Barnes & Noble has realized the importance of a book signing and will be...