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Move to Digital: Lose Your Unwanted Books

Want to replace your traditional library with ebooks? Here are some sites and tools that can help you make your physical books disappear.


Using Libraries In the Age of eBooks

Matt Hamblen's recent article on ebook borrowing illustrates the difficulties libraries are facing in the digital age. It's too bad, because libraries are an important resource.


Can BI Help Barnes & Noble Beat Amazon in the E-Reader Race?

At the request of CIO (US) the story headlined "Can BI Help Barnes & Noble Beat Amazon in the E-Reader Race?" and posted Friday has been removed from the...


USITC Investigates Patent Complaint Against Mobile Device Makers

The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation of patent infringements alleged by patent acquisition firm Digitude Innovations against a...

Barnes & Noble Nook Now Free -- Sort Of

Subscribe to the service, get the e-Reader essentially free; is this deal alluring enough to snag anyone? Please?


Six Tech Bargains for 2012

Here are a half-dozen gadgets that will be cheaper this year -- so if you waited to buy, you should watch for the deals.

Barnes & Noble: Pros, Cons of Selling Off Nook

Would such a move be a boon or a bust for this bookseller recasting itself as a technology company?


Barnes & Noble May Spin off Nook Business

Bookseller Barnes & Noble is considering spinning off its Nook digital business to help it grow.


Amazon Kindle Fire OS Update: 5 Fixes Outlined

An overview of the OS update to Amazon's Kindle Fire budget tablet.


Amazon Updates Kindle Fire Software: Fixes Some Nagging Issues

Amazon is pushing an over-the-air update to Kindle Fire tablet users that enhances touch responsiveness and improves overall performance.


IDC: Tablet Sales Underwhelm in Q3, but Strong Holiday Season Expected

Tablet sales at 18.1 million units during the third quarter were somewhat lower than expected, but stronger-than-expected demand during the rest of the year will...


Cheap Gift Alert: Kobo's Refurbished $50 E-Reader Sale

The $50 deal is one of those while-supplies-last offers.


Kindle Fire Customers' Biggest Complaints

Amazon is already promising a software update, but can an over-the-air refresh address all of the biggest gripes about the hot tablet?


Amazon Vows to Fix Flaws in Kindle Fire

Amazon promises to update the Kindle Fire's software before Christmas in answer to early customers' complaints, but not everything can be patched.


12 Tech Gifts for Commuters

Looking for the perfect present for someone who has a long commute to work? Here are a dozen great options that won't bust your budget.