Borders launches $150 Kobo eReader

Borders has entered the rather crowded eReader space with the launch of a $150 device dubbed "Kobo."

Amazon goes social with new Kindle update

Amazon has confirmed that its upcoming Kindle software update will allow users to share book passages with friends on Facebook and Twitter "directly" from the device.

Amazon sues North Carolina over customer privacy spat

Amazon.com is suing the North Carolina Department of Revenue after the seemingly out of control state bureau demanded the names and addresses of all local customers since 2003.

UK PS3 owner gets £84 rebate for Linux deactivation

A resourceful guy in the UK thinks that Sony's disabling of the "Install Other OS" feature from the PS3 violates EU standards. Amazon, the e-tailer from which he bought the console, agrees.

Amazon Kindles its love for the iPad

Amazon has unwrapped a special edition of its Kindle e-book shop and reader application for Apple's long-awaited iPad.

Amazon launches Kindle for the Mac, promises iPad version soon

Amazon has finally launched Kindle for the Mac, filling a rather noticeable gap in the list of supported devices, and is promising a proper version for the iPad soon.

Sprint shifts into Overdrive with 4G mobile broadband

Sprint has confirmed plans to expand its 4G mobile broadband service to several major cities during 2010, including Boston, Denver, New York and San Francisco.

Amazon touts Kindle app for BlackBerry addicts

Amazon has introduced a Kindle application for BlackBerry addicts with itchy thumbs.

Can Amazon's next-gen Kindle take on Apple's iPad?

Amazon's recent acquisition of multitouch screen company Touchco hints that the Seattle-based corporation has big plans for its next-generation Kindle.

British Library releases thousands of free e-books

The British Library is promising 65,000 free e-books this spring, which means you no longer have any excuse for your ignorance of the classics.