As electronic media accounts for a larger and larger portion of the book business, consumers are benefiting from lower prices for books, and manufacturers are enjoying massive sales. But how is the e-book revolution affecting authors? It's opening new opportunities -- but no guarantees.
The world's largest online retailer makes its large e-reader easier to read -- with more contract and darker fonts -- and far less expensive. But will those changes give the Kindle DX enough of an edge over the Nook and the iPad?
You've probably heard a lot about electronic readers, one of the hottest gift ideas for this holiday season. The industry will sell approximately 3 million e-readers this year. Today, we'll take a look at this new reading option and whether it's a good alternative for the frugal reader.
This holiday season's must-have gift is the electronic reader, and Amazon's (AMZN) optimism remains on high after reporting that Kindle sales in November were the "best" ever. But is the e-reader's time really now? Or will consumers make a choice that they'll bitterly regret in 12 months?