Kobo Plus subscription plans are now available in the US

Kobo is launching its Kobo Plus subscription plan in the U.S. today. The plan starts at $7.99/month and gives you access to 1.3 million books.

Walmart and Kobo launch Walmart eBooks, an online e-book and audiobook store

In January, Walmart partnered with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten on online grocery in Japan, as well as the sale of audiobooks, e-books, and e-readers in the U.S. Today, Walmart is capitalizing on

Make your commute suck less

Everything you do to make your commute better is like an early-stage investment in your success at work. Start earning dividends early by borrowing some of our hundreds of hours of research and pickin

E Ink Reports 46% Sales Drop, Expects E-Reader Shipments To Be Flat This Year

E-readers, such as the Kindle and the Sony Reader, were a novelty five years ago. But they are already on their way out. Display manufacturer E Ink Holdings reported its quarterly earnings and sales a

Nook Should Start Looking For Buyers

I was speaking with a friend in the CE industry a few months ago about Nook and he mentioned an interesting bit of apocrypha. Back when the e-reader race was still an actual competition, Wal-Mart was

Amazon Adds New Features For Blind And Visually Impaired Users To Kindle For iOS App, Coming To Other Platforms Soon

Amazon today announced a number of new features for its Kindle for iOS app that aim to make it easier to use for blind and visually impaired users. Today’s update, Amazon says, will make it easi

The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

The Nook HD+ came out last December to mixed reviews. The device had a great screen but problematic bugs caused laggy performance and low scores. The company has come out with an updated version and w

Backed By Reed Hastings & More, Gobstopper Launches Its E-Reading Platform For Schools To Help Rethink Humanities Education

As the founder of two <a target="_blank" href="">KIPP</a> public charter prep schools, an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at NewSchools Ventures and a former English teacher, Jason Singe

Fly Or Die: The Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

It's a bit hard to officially review the Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight as it's almost exactly the same as the previous version but with one important improvement: it glows. Arguably, the <a HRE

Kobo Pulse Aims To Offer New Twist On Social Reading

Kobo has been cultivating their <a href="">Reading Life</a> initiative for a while now, and with the announcement of their new Pulse feature, they're digging even d

Entourage Edge Dual-screen eBook Reader Is Dead And Gone

<img src="">We had high hopes</a> for the Edge dual-screen ebook reader last year but it looks like said ereader is now dead.

CrunchDeals: 7" Android eBook Reader Tablet

<img src="" /><a href="">CrunchDeals</a>, get your Crunch

The Race To the Bottom, Part II: Ereaders

<img src="">We've been saying this for months: <a HREF="

Fairmont Hotels Now Offering Kobo E-Readers To Guests

Fairmont Hotels are now offering a bit more reading than just a Gideon bible. Members of the Fairmont President’s Club at ten locations can now use a Kobo e-reader during their stay. These devic

Finding Nemoptic's place in the e-reader sea

<img src="" />Right now, there is an e-paper display battle. The Kindle currently offers a display from <a href="http://www.cru

The Skiff, she is dead

Not to say I told you so, but I told you so. The Skiff newsreader that made waves at last CES is dead, abandoned by News Corp. who bought the e-reader software but not the device from Hearst. The soft

Alex eReader shipping tomorrow

<img src="" />We told you all the rumors, we told you <a href="

Quick Look: Aluratek eBook Reader Pro

<img src="">It's no <a HREF="">Kindle</a>, but at $149 the Aluratek eBook Reader Pro is a pretty

Hands on with the Alex ereader

<img src="">The <a HREF="

Acer has an e-reader, app store, and Chrome OS netbook prepped for '10, working on a tablet

<img src=""><a href="">Acer</a> has big plans for 2010. Sometime within the coming mont
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