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Nook Color's New Software Makes It the Netbook of Tablets

Barnes & Noble's Nook Color gets a software update that makes it more attractive than the Kindle.


Clip Web Pages and Send Them Straight to Your Kindle

Free bookmarklet Kindlebility lets you take the Web to go, so to speak. It works with any Web browser--and any Kindle, of course.


Kindle Books to Be Loaned From Libraries Later This Year

Amazon said Wednesday that its popular Kindle e-reader will allow customers to borrow Kindle books from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries starting later this year.


Ad-Supported Kindle: Why Stop There?

Ad-supported e-books are where it's really at.


Discounted $114 Amazon Kindle to Come With Ads

Amazon drops the price of the Kindle to $114 for anyone willing to put up with ads.


Find Free and Discounted Kindle E-Books

Just head to eReaderIQ to peruse up-to-the-minute listings of Amazon freebies and discounts. It's a must-bookmark site for Kindle (and Kindle app) owners.


20 Game-Changing Events That Shaped the Internet, Part 2

We continue to look at the events that made the Internet into what it is today. In this part we examine blogs, Napster, Skype, online books, Facebook, and more.

20 Game-Changing Events That Shaped the Internet, Part 1

The Internet changed our lives, but what made the Internet into what it is today? We look at 20 historic events--good and bad--including the first online game, early banner ads, modems, Wi-Fi, Craigslist, and more.

Kindle Will Bypass New York Times Paywall

Amazon says that Kindle-users who subscribe to the Kindle Edition of the New York Times, priced at $20 a month, will receive free access to the Times' website.


Why iPads Will Beat E-Readers

As the market moves from paper to a primarily electronic medium, a new generation of authors will rethink what it means to write a book, and come up with ways to take advantage of the iPad's capabilities.