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Kobo Vox Review: A Social, Multipurpose E-Reader and Tablet

Kobo Books' Android 2.3-based tablet offers a more open alternative to the Amazon Kindle Fire.

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Penguin Pulls E-Books from Libraries, Including Kindle Versions

They publisher may want to make sure that library e-books can't be easily stripped of DRM and kept by a borrower without penalty.

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E-Readers: Which One Is Best for Your Bookworm?

Does your gift recipient have a special focus on the written word or a broader interest that extends to downloading movies and music? We have a range of e-reader options to consider.

Nook Tablet's Superior Storage Has 1GB Gotcha

Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet reportedly comes with a big gotcha: only 1GB of storage will be available for content that doesn't come from B&N.

Amazon Ships Kindle Fire, Touch Early

Advance orders make the Fire a bestseller before its release, which comes a day early -- while the black-and-white Touch debuts nearly a week ahead of schedule.

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Kindle Fire: What the Critics are Saying

A roundup of the early reviews reveals an attractive lean and lightweight tablet on a mission to sell e-books, magazines, videos, and apps.

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E-Reader Wars: $99 Kobo Challenges Barnes & Noble, Amazon

Just in time for holiday shopping, rival e-readers jockey over social features, extras, ads (or not), and prices.

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Facebook 'Idiot's Guide' Inadvertently Makes Case for E-Books

Writing a how-to book in a static medium like paper about something as dynamic as Facebook is challenging at best and at worst...well...idiocy.

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E-readers Are Big Winners in Tablet Wars

As budget media tablets race to the bottom on price, e-book readers are the real winners receiving deep price cuts and improved features.

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First Impressions: Nook Tablet Is the Value Tablet to Beat

B&N's Nook Tablet is fast, has a dynamite display, and will give Kindle Fire and other value tablets a run for their money.

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