Amazon's "Netflix for E-Books" lending program is still a rumor, and not popular with book publishers, but here are some ways it could work.
Amazon is reportedly in talks with book publishers to offer Amazon Prime customers unlimited access to a digital-book library featuring older titles for a flat monthly fee.
With a competitive price and Amazon's wealth of content, the new device could put a dent in other manufacturers' tablet sales -- maybe even Apple's.
Walmart also attempts to buck Apple with the launch of its new Vudu web app independently of the App Store.
Amazon recently removed the Kindle Store button from its iOS app to avoid sharing revenue with Apple, and now it is circumventing Apple even more with the introduction of a Web-based Kindle app.
Book deals are hard to come by, but with the advent of electronic books--and with the availability of simple, affordable self-publishing options--anyone can be an author. Here's how to start.
Why limit your reading to physical textbooks or a PC? Consider one of these e-readers for the upcoming school year.