Kobo launches slate of new ereaders

The Kobo brand, perhaps best known as the one that was tied to the now-defunct retailer Borders, is looking to grab some new attention for the holiday season.

Kobo Touch "With Offers" is $99

The Kobo brand, perhaps best known as the one that was tied to the now-defunct retailer Borders, is looking to grab some new attention for the holiday season.

Sony readies Reader refresh

Until now, Sony's e-reader product line has very much fallen by the wayside thanks to the Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iPad.

New iRiver e-reader chooses Google eBooks platform

There will soon be a dedicated e-reading device for Google's nascent digital books platform, and it'll be available at Target stores nationwide.

Kobo Touch model set for next month

There's a lot of e-reader news going around lately, but one company we didn't really expect it from is Kobo.

2010 Kindle sales will reach 8 million: analyst

Did you buy a Kindle for someone this holiday season? Chances are many more of you will answer "yes" to this question than if we had posed it last year. A whole bunch probably also bought one for themselves this year, as Amazon says 2010 will see the highest Kindle sales yet, by far.

Amazon's Kindle has its best quarter ever

You might think that with the Nook, iPad, and Kobo biting at its heels, sales of the Kindle would have gone way down compared to when it was the only player in the market. But that's not the case.

Borders set to revitalize Kobo sales with new model

When Borders launched its Kobo e-reader earlier this year, it was kind of late to the party and also lacked many features of its competitors. Now it's taking a new step to be relevant in the Kindle/Nook battle.

Still struggling for attention, Borders' e-reader hits $99

It hasn't gotten nearly the attention that its rivals over at Barnes & Noble and Amazon have received, but Borders wants to change that by slashing the prices of its e-readers.

Sharper Image touts Literati e-reader

Remember Sharper Image? Yes, they are still around and are now touting a (surprisingly) reasonably priced, Kobo-powered color e-reader dubbed "Literati."

Plastic Logic's Que steps out of e-reader queue

Those who were waiting for Plastic Logic's version of the Kindle/Kobo/Nook are gonna go to sleep upset tonight because the company has just canceled plans to release it, but the number of people affected is probably pretty small.

Half of e-book readers no longer like print books

Some interesting new statistics have come out from a survey of e-book readers, showing that the market remains mainly a novelty and a popular gift choice, and Amazon holds a substantial lead over everyone else.

Amazon: Kindle mops the floor against Nook, Kobo

Although Amazon has not once said anything about how many Kindles or digital books it has sold, the online retailer is confident that it has a grip on as much as 80% of the e-book market.

New Kindles sold out through September 4

Anyone who tries to spell out doom and gloom for the Kindle in the post-iPad era should take a look at the fact that two new versions of Amazon's reading device sold out just days after being introduced.

How the Kindle went from luxury item to impulse buy

The Kindle isn't even three years old yet but it has revolutionized the world of books like no one could have expected, and has in some ways become a victim of its own success.

Kindle sells out following price drop

Amazon has apparently hit the sweet spot with the new $189 price point for its Kindle device, as it is now completely sold out with no information on when new stock will be available.

Barnes & Noble pushes Nook app to Android

Android owners now have yet a bigger selection of choices for how they want to access electronic books, as Barnes & Noble has officially embraced the Android Market.

Sony -finally- slashes its e-reader prices

After everyone assumed that Sony just didn't care about its Reader devices, it has finally cut prices of all three models to respond to its new competitors and increased pricing pressure.

Borders launches new e-book store, Kobo apps

Just like the Kindle and Nook, Borders' Kobo platform is now available on mobile devices as a special app, and also on PCs.

Amazon upgrades Kindle DX, slashes price to $379

The Kindle DX, Amazon's large textbook-sized e-reading device that used to carry a daunting $489 price tag, has been cut down by more than $100 but it remains the most expensive e-reader by quite a large margin.