• News tagged "e-books"

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013

StarHub Makes Reading Social with Booktique

StarHub Makes Reading Social with Booktique

StarHub has launched Booktique, its new e-bookstore that provides customers convenient access to an extensive library of digital books on their computers or mobile devices anytime and anywhere.

Thursday, 14 Jun 2012

Android Get Kindle App Update

Android Get Kindle App Update

Amazon updates their Kindle app for Android, which includes improvements for reading on a tablet.

Friday, 13 Apr 2012

Barnes & Noble to Release a Lit Screen Nook Simple Touch

Barnes & Noble to Release a Lit Screen Nook Simple Touch

As e-readers don't possess backlit screens, reading in the dark is impossible. Barnes & Noble are set to remedy this with its release of a Nook Simple Touch e-reader with LED lights which light up the screen.

Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012

LG's Plastic Electronic Paper Display Aims at E-book Readers

LG's Plastic Electronic Paper Display Aims at E-book Readers

LG's display division has announced the mass production of its flexible, light, and ultra-thin plastic electronic paper display (EPD) panels that are designed to fit future e-book readers.

Friday, 22 Jul 2011

Harry Potter Goes Digital

Harry Potter Goes Digital

Pottermore, a free website with new information about the Harry Potter universe as well as an interactive online experience, will be teaming up with Google to release the Harry Potter e-books in the U.S. via Google's Google eBooks platform.

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011

Amazon Starts Renting Out Textbooks

Amazon Starts Renting Out Textbooks

Amazon not only sells textbooks in digital format, it now rents them out as well.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011

Google's Deal to Digitize Books Rejected by Judge

Google's Deal to Digitize Books Rejected by Judge

A federal judge Tuesday rejected Google's proposed legal settlement with book publishers, an accord that would have paved a path toward digitizing the world's books.

Monday, 21 Mar 2011

E-book Sales in America More than Doubles in Early 2011

E-book Sales in America More than Doubles in Early 2011

The Association of American Publishers has said that e-book sales have better than doubled year to year.

Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010

Google Launches ebook Store

Google Launches ebook Store

Google opens its own online electronic bookstore in a bid to enter the lucrative ebook market hogged by Kindle-maker Amazon. Google's ebooks will be stored in the "cloud" and be available for reading from any computer connected to the Internet, or via applications on mobile devices such as smartphones.

Monday, 25 Oct 2010

Book Lending Now Available on Kindle

Book Lending Now Available on Kindle

Amazon has decided to allow e-books on the Kindle to be lent to other users, something that has been available on the nook since its launch

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