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iPads Now Powering 8th Grade Algebra Textbooks

09/09/2010, As a sign of the changing times, four pilot eighth grade classrooms will be using Apple’s iPad tablets as digital readers to learn algebra. The iPad will come pre-loaded with the textbook from publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and according to...

Kobo Releases Desktop E-Reader Client

09/09/2010, Kobo, which is launching an assault on more well known rivals including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Sony, already has its own dedicated e-reader hardware, software, and digital bookstore is now hoping to lure customers into its e-reader ecosystem by...

Kno Tablet Gets Additional Funding to Make Digital Textbook Reader

09/08/2010, Startup Kno is getting an additional $46 million in funding for its dual-panel tablet, made suitable for digital textbooks and the education market. The clamshell tablet that folds together like a book, similar to the Toshiba Libretto netbook, debuted at...

Acer LumiRead eBook Reader Going To IFA And Launching In Germany

08/26/2010, With the IFA just around the corner, we’re busy drooling over the many devices that are slated to be unveiled in Germany, and now an Acer spokesperson has confirmed that the LumiRead eBook reader will be hitting retail channels in Germany this...

Sony’s Upcoming Readers Pictured?

08/19/2010, We already knew that Sony was busying itself with some new eBook readers, and now pictures of the upcoming Sony Readers have surfaced. According to the leak, the upcoming Reader Pocket Edition will sport a 5-inch display, and the Touch Edition will sport...

CVS To Sell Budget Sylvania Netbook And eBook Reader

08/19/2010, Folks on a shoestring budget should be quite happy to hear that CVS will apparently be releasing its own $100 smartbook and $180 eBook reader sometime soon. Recently leaked marketing materials confirm that the store will be stocking a Sylvania netbook...

Sony to out new Reader devices in due time

08/13/2010, Sony looks set to introduce a couple more touchscreen-enabled Sony Reader devices, namely the PRS-350 and PRS-650 which will feature E-Ink technology. Those who tend to keep abreast with the latest developments in product refresh cycles will notice that...

UK Kindle Store now open

08/05/2010, Amazon.co.uk has started to ship its recently announced Kindle to folks living in the UK, and in the process have also opened the UK Kindle Store. This means £149 will net you the 3G model, while for £30 less, the Wi-Fi-only model can be...

Elonex 710RB e-reader to hit the market this August

07/15/2010, Looking for a new e-reader, but am not quite sure which model you would be looking for? The Elonex 710RB e-reader might just fit the bill then, although if you want one you will need to wait until this August after having its launch date announced....

Borders Launches Its Own Kobo-powered eBook Store

07/07/2010, Sometimes you have to wonder if there are too many eBook stores going around the Internet? Next up we have word that Borders has launched its own Kobo-powered eBook store. In terms of selection, this bookstore should be pretty much the same as the...

Sony slashes Reader pricing

07/05/2010, Sony has dropped the prices of their Reader ebook lines, where the Sony Reader Pocket Edition will now go for $149 from $169, while the Touch Edition has dropped from $199 to $169. As for the Daily Edition, it is a good $50 cheaper at $299 now. Of course,...

Toshiba To Launch Its Book Place eBook Store

06/29/2010, The eBook market is a pretty interesting one at the moment, so it’s not too surprising to see that Toshiba has put up a teaser page for its upcoming eBook store, dubbed the Toshiba Book Place. The software will ship preloaded on the company’s...

Newsmy C66 Color eBook Reader Announced

06/24/2010, Newsmy has been churning out quite a number of eBook readers recently, and now the Chinese company has announced the upcoming release of its fourth eBook reader, the C66. The most notable difference between this unit and its previous offerings is that it...

4FFF N618 EBook Reader

06/14/2010, Want an eBook reader that looks different from what everybody else out there has? You could always check out 4FFF’s N618 eBook reader, which the company claims uses Sipix electronic paper, offering over 16 contrasting gray levels. 4FFF also claims...