College students' use of Kindle DX points to e-reader's role in academia
A study of how University of Washington graduate students integrated an Amazon Kindle DX into their course reading provides the first long-term investigation of e-readers in higher education. While some of ...
Amazon to allow libraries to lend Kindle books
Amazon said Wednesday that Kindle owners will be able to borrow books for the electronic book readers from more than 11,000 US public libraries later this year.
Kindle e-reader cheaper with on-screen ads
US online retail powerhouse Amazon on Monday introduced a cut-price version of its Kindle electronic reader that features on-screen ads.
Audio books added to Kindle downloads
Amazon.com on Thursday added books read aloud by celebrities, authors and others to the library of works that can be wirelessly downloaded to the latest generation Kindle electronic readers.
Kindle puts readers and friends on same page
Amazon on Monday released a preview version of a Kindle software update that puts electronic book readers on the same page with friends still clinging to ink and paper works.
Kindle Singles debuts pithy digital works
Amazon on Wednesday released the first of a new line of short digital books pitched as quick, captivating works for its popular Kindle electronic readers.
New Kindle becomes Amazon's all-time best seller
Online retailer Amazon on Monday said its latest Kindle had become the company's best-selling product ever.
Older readers kindle fondness for e-readers
Judy Ellis, 67, got her first cell phone two years ago. So it's fair to say that like many in her generation, the Minneapolis resident has not been an early adopter of new technology. Then Amazon's Kindle came along.
Review: Nookcolor is best dedicated e-reader
(AP) -- When Barnes & Noble Inc. began to sell its first electronic reading device, the Nook, a year ago, I found it as welcome as a bookcase landing on my toe. It was a terrible design - slow, confusing ...
Review: Paper wins over e-books for travel guides
(AP) -- It sounded like a better, lighter way to pack for a trip to Germany: a Kindle with a Lonely Planet travel guide in lieu of an 844-page brick of a book.
Amazon gives hint on number of Kindle users
(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. is giving a hint about how many people are using the Kindle and related apps.
Amazon lets gift-givers send Kindle books by email
Amazon.com on Friday began letting gift-givers send Kindle electronic books by email as the leading online shop positioned itself to cash in on the year-end holiday season.
Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab vs. Apple iPad
More than eight months after the release of the Apple iPad, fans of Google's Android mobile operating system finally have a contender in the race for tablet supremacy.
E Ink, maker of Kindle display, to offer color
Up until now, people who have bought e-readers have had to make a compromise: either read in color on a highly reflective screen, or read in shades of gray on a display that's easy to make out even outdoors.