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Amazon Prime Book Lending: Your FAQs Answered

Users can start borrowing books from Amazon right now, so here's what you need to know about using the service with your Kindle device.


New Nook Color: 4 Things We Want to See

Barnes & Noble is expected to announce a new version of their e-reader/tablet soon. Here's what we think they need to compete with Amazon's Kindle Fire.


Steve Martin Tweets a Book

Comedian, actor, director, and banjo picker Steve Martin is joining the twitterati, writing a book based entirely on tweets from his Twitter account.


Bend the Rules: Sync Android With iTunes, Text on PC, Keep E-Books Longer

Who says you can't easily use an Android device with Apple iTunes, send and receive free text messages on a PC, and keep a borrowed e-book longer than two weeks?

Amazon Updates Kindle Line to HTML5, CSS3

Amazon is dropping its Mobi 7 format in favor of an HTML5 system that will bring more design features to the Kindle Fire and new e-ink models.


Amazon Cuts Publishers Out of the Mix, Makes Deals With Writers

Releasing a book on one of the world’s largest publishing marketplaces could help your company. Here's a quick guide to the basics of self-publishing.

How to Extend the Loan Period of a Borrowed E-Book

If two weeks isn't enough time to finish the e-book you borrowed for your Kindle (and possibly your Nook), you may be able to keep it longer.


UK Bookseller Aims for Kindle with Kobo

WHSmith will market two e-readers starting next week, answering Amazon's Kindle with the Kobo reader.


How to Download Free Ebooks

With just a little searching, you can find and download free, legal ebooks for your e-reader, smartphone, or tablet.


Holiday Tech Gadget Sneak Peek

Gadget makers are gearing up for the holidays, showing off AudioBulbs, Kinect add-ons, and sub-$250 tablets. Here is a look at what they'll be promoting.