In these precious few holiday shopping days left, e-readers make for an easy gift for a wide range of family and friends. So, DailyFinance has assembled a guide to the major e-readers and what each one is best suited for as well as what issues you should consider before buying.
While it probably should have done this long ago, Amazon will now let you send an e-book to anyone, Kindle owner or not. The online retail giant's move is aimed at undermining a similar one by rival Kobo -- and shows how hard it is to outmaneuver Amazon in the marketplace.
Borders Group Inc. is offering discounts on electronic readers throught the rest of the month as the retailer battles Amazon.com Inc. and Barnes & Noble Inc. for share of the rapidly growing e-reader market in advance of the holiday season.
Attention book lovers: The Nook and Kobo electronic readers are finally joining the iPad and Sony e-readers at Walmart. But with so many e-reading devices available or soon to be available at the world's largest retailer, could a price war break out just in time for the holiday season?
Investors hammered Amazon over it's underwhelming second-quarter results. That's no biggie for the online retailer, though. When it comes to e-books, Amazon remains top dog, and it looks very likely to stay that way.
Net income for Indigo, Canada's largest bookseller, rose 14% last year, but the picture would have been rosier but for that pesky fourth quarter earnings drop of 74%.
In an ideal world, you could buy a digital book and then read it on your Kindle, iPad, Nook, BlackBerry, laptop or any other gadget. In reality, it's an e-book jungle out there. Here's a map.