In these precious few holiday shopping days left, e-readers make for an easy gift for 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.
Just ahead of holiday shopping season, Amazon has added a smart new gift-giving option. Whereas before, customers could give Kindle e-readers as gifts, now actual e-books can be added to holiday shopping lists and gifted to others, whether they have a Kindle or not.
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.
It will be easier than ever this holiday season to find an eBook reader with Walmart announcing that it would begin offering the Barnes & Noble...
Will there be e-reader price wars at Walmart just in time for the holidays? The retail giant has announced it is adding the Nook and Kobo electronic readers to its designated e-reader section. The stores already carry the iPad and Sony's various Editions.
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) will start selling the Kobo Inc. digital book reader in U.S. stores next week, as it moves to increase its hand-held electronic product line. U.S. stores will begin selling the Kobo device as early as Oct. 24, Wal-Mart CEO Michael Serbinis told Bloomberg News.
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, despite rising competition, Amazon remains top dog, and it looks very likely to stay that way.
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In an ideal world, you could buy a digital book by a favorite author or one brand new to you and then be able to read it on your device of choice. In reality, it's an e-book jungle out there.