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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 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.

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.

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.


Why Amazon Should Sell a Tablet

Amazon will unveil a multipurpose tablet of its own--the only question is when.


Will Amazon's Kindle Be Free By November?

Although it seems unlikely, several bloggers point out that if the Amazon Kindle's price declines continue, the device could possibly cost nothing by the end of 2011.


AT&T Stores to Carry Kindle 3G

Wireless carrier joins Best Buy, Staples, and Target in selling the Kindle but will only handle the 3G version.


The Pitfalls of E-Book Buying: What to Look Out for Before You Purchase

Easy downloads and convenient storage are the chief lures of a virtual library, but ownership has some irritating downsides that require your attention before you hit the e-book purchase button.


What's New in Kindle Version 3.1

Amazon's latest software update for the Kindle has a notes feature and page numbers.