Tablets Favored by Consumers for 2011 Holiday Gift Season

PriceGrabber has surveyed holiday shoppers on their plans and preferences for a third year in a row. The data gathered shows interesting trends in the technology and consumer electronics category this year. Consumers indicated that they would highly prefer to receive a tablet computer over a laptop this season as a gift, with 79 percent […]

New NOOK Tablet Ships Early

Barnes & Noble has released their new NOOK Tablet a day early due to the high pre-order demand for the product. The tablet is the newest device in the Barnes & Noble family for delivering multi media content in a high quality format. This tablet combines the full color e-reader system that helped the previous […]

Amazon Ships New Kindles Earlier Than Expected

Amazon’s three newest Kindle models are all shipping out to customers earlier than expected. The Kindle Fire, which has already reached the spot of the bestselling item on Amazon.com due to high numbers of preorders, began shipping on November 14th after being scheduled for release on the 16th. The Touch and Touch 3G starting moving […]

New Kindle Family Has A Device For Everyone

The Kindle may already be the world’s bestselling e-reader, but now Amazon is expanding their device to include a family of powerful e-readers. The family will include three new versions of the classic Kindle e-reader and the new Kindle Fire. The Fire will be a multi-media device that makes viewing TV or movies, playing games […]

One in Six People Use E-Readers, With Numbers to Increase

E-Readers are making serious waves in the publishing industry. As technology advances, many bookstore chains and independent venues are shutting down. Others chose to create their own devices and struggle to keep up with both the computer companies developing e-Readers and online book retailers. Periodicals feel the changes as well, with publications as large as […]

Booktrack Brings Synchronized Soundtracks to Ebooks

Watching a movie without its soundtrack strips the experience of something vital. Now a new creation known as Booktrack may bring music and reading together in a synchronized format. The new novel The Power of Six from Pittacus Lore integrates subtle ambient sounds, sound effects and a soundtrack with the ebook. The creation was a […]

Barnes & Noble to Expand NOOK Newsstand

Barnes & Noble is expanding and growing their popular NOOK Newsstand feature. NOOK Color users will be able to access more interactive and full-color versions of their favorite newspapers, magazines and other periodicals. The expansion includes new titles like Sports Illustrated, People, Time, Fortune and Fitness magazine. The Newsstand offers more of the most popular […]

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