e-reader articles

Rumor: Barnes & Noble to pull out of building Nook e-readers

Barnes & Noble is reportedly weighing its options with regards to their Nook e-book reader. A person familiar with the company’s strategy said executives have realized they must move away from building their own hardware and instead focus more on…

Amazon updates Kindle software, adds parental controls

Amazon has announced immediate availability of a software update for the popular $79 Kindle e-reader, which brings several improvements including improved reading as well as answering long-standing parent concerns with the introduction of parental controls...

Kobo challenges Amazon with 7-inch, $200 Vox tablet

Toronto-based Kobo has announced its latest Android-based e-reader and is matching Amazon's Kindle Fire with a $200 price tag to boot. Touted as the "world's first social e-reader," the Kobo Vox features a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display with and…

Amazon unveils $79 E-Ink Kindle, $99 Kindle Touch

The Kindle Fire was highlight of Amazon's press conference in New York City today, but the company had other exciting announcements to make: namely, the addition of three new Kindles to its lineup priced to move at $79, $99, and $149.