E-Readers

Soon you'll be able to play games on a tablet while you eat your McDonald's
April 20, 2016 at 9:36 am

McDonald's have partnered with Samsung to supply entertainment to your kids while they wait to stuff their face with a Happy Meal in restaurants up and down the UK. Samsung will install tablets in most UK McDonald's outlets as part of the burger chain's Experience of the Future initiative. The new tablets will run pre-installed…

Chill. It’s Not Books vs. Amazon. You Can Have Both!
April 14, 2016 at 10:23 am

THERE ARE FEW other things more soothing to people of a certain type—myself included—than leisurely browsing their favorite neighborhood bookstore. In San Francisco, my favorite store is Green Apple Books, on 9th Avenue in the Inner Sunset district, right by the Golden Gate Park. Walking between those tall stacks of books under the warm store…

How To Pick The Right Amazon Kindle For You
April 13, 2016 at 11:12 am

Amazon’s Kindle e-readers are designed to do one thing really well: make it easier to read on the go. While the Kindle’s purpose is clear, it can be hard to choose the right model for you. Amazon now offers four different Kindle varieties. The newly announcedKindle Oasis joins the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Voyage…

Target Drops Kindle
May 2, 2012

Target has decided to stop carrying Amazon's Kindle line in its stores, The Verge reported Wednesday, citing a "conflict of interest."

B&N and Microsoft: Why it’s Not About Ebooks
May 1, 2012

Microsoft’s $300 million investment in B&N’s digital businessis about more than ebooks. Much more. Or at least I hope so. Success in this venture will not be measured by sales of ebooks. Microsoft should instead use this as an opportunity to create an end-to-end consumer experience that rivals Apple’s and has the advertising income potential to make Google jealous.