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E-reader sales soaring but Apple captures the buzz
Sales of electronic book readers are booming, companies are jostling for a share of the fledgling market and Amazon's going global with the Kindle.
Amazon unveils large-screen Kindle DX
Online retail giant Amazon.com unveiled a large-screen version of its popular Kindle electronic reader on Wednesday designed for newspapers, magazines and textbooks.
Amazon expected to lift wraps on large-screen Kindle
Amazon.com is widely expected to lift the wraps on a new large-screen Kindle device this week, which could be the first in a line of electronic reading devices geared toward newspapers and textbooks.
Study shows readers absorb less information when reading on a Kindle
Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service (Update)
(AP)—Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more ...
Review: New Kindle good contender for Amazon users
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX tablet resembles Google's Nexus 7 in many ways—from its light weight to its sharp display. Both tablets run a version of Google's Android operating system, and they even have ...
Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX with 24/7 live help (Update)
Amazon is refreshing its lineup of tablet computers with new devices called Kindle Fire HDX, which are significantly faster and lighter than the previous generation.
Amazon expands Kindle tablet sale to 170 countries (Update)
Online retail titan Amazon announced Thursday it is expanding sales of its Kindle tablet computers to "over 170 countries and territories around the world," and its Appstore in nearly 200 countries.
HP to make $169 Android tablet, eschewing Windows
Hewlett-Packard Co. is making a tablet computer that uses Google's Android operating system, steering clear of Microsoft's latest tablet-oriented version of Windows, the company said Sunday.
Commentary: Kindle Fire HD is attractive, but still no iPad-killer
The new Kindle Fire HD may not stir you to pass along your old iPad as a hand-me-down. But if you own an earlier small tablet running on Android or another operating system, or even last year's original Kindle ...
Review: Kindle Fire HD screen is a big improvement (Update)
(AP)—Buying movies and TV shows to watch on the Kindle Fire will be a lot more appealing now that Amazon's tablet computer sports a much more vibrant screen.
Amazon takes on iPad with larger Kindle Fire (Update 3)
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Phone makers jockey for edge ahead of new iPhone (Update)
Nokia and Motorola have unveiled five new smartphones between them, while Amazon is expected to announce a new Kindle Fire this week before attention turns to a new iPhone from Apple next Wednesday.