The iPad and Kindle are two very different devices, but ultimately the iPad wins through sheer versatility.
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.
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.
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.
Amazon announced that Kindle edition books can now be purchased as gifts even for recipients that don't own a Kindle device.
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.
While color E Ink and low prices could motivate more people to buy e-book readers, most businesses shouldn't bother.
A Chinese firm unveils a color e-reader, nudging U.S. firms to get busy on more colorful devices.