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Like it or Not, the iPad is a Kindle Killer

The iPad and Kindle are two very different devices, but ultimately the iPad wins through sheer versatility.

Nook Color's Jailbreak: What Does it Mean for Barnes and Noble?

If the retailer casts a blind eye to jailbreaks, it could end up selling more Nooks. Or it could engage in the same cat-and-mouse game that Apple does with the iPhone/iPad.


iPad Gains on Kindle in E-Reader Race, But Does it Matter?

A survey of 2,800 e-reader users doesn't take into account how many of the 76 percent of iPad book readers are using the Kindle iPad application instead of Apple's iBooks app.


Amazon Charging Kindle Users For Free Books

Some opportunists are taking free, public domain texts from Project Gutenberg and selling them to Kindle users.


E-book Piracy Is Here. So What?

E-Book piracy has arrived, but it’s a limited threat to those who write and publish electronic books, thanks to the way e-book readers are designed.

Nookcolor: Finally, an E-Reader in Living Color

The Nookcolor isn't a Kindle killer, but it does have a lot of features, and some glitches.


Five Reasons to Give Kindle Books as Gifts

Amazon announced that Kindle edition books can now be purchased as gifts even for recipients that don't own a Kindle device.

E-Ink and LG Debut Color e-Paper Screens

The first electronic paper displays that can show color were unveiled at the Flat Panel Display International show in Japan. The screens open to way for electronic book readers like Amazon's Kindle and Sony's Reader to add color but so far only a single Chinese device maker has committed to the technology.


5 Reasons You Don't Need an E-Book Reader

While color E Ink and low prices could motivate more people to buy e-book readers, most businesses shouldn't bother.

Color E Ink Coming Soon -- But When will it Arrive in US?

A Chinese firm unveils a color e-reader, nudging U.S. firms to get busy on more colorful devices.