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Amazon Reports Big Increase In Black Friday Sales Of Its Devices

Amazon Reports Big Increase In Black Friday Sales Of Its Devices

By Chris Crum December 1, 2014

This year was a lot better than last year when it comes to Black Friday sales of Amazon’s tablets and e-readers, according to the company. Amazon said Black Friday sales of Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets on Amazon.com grew “significantly” …

Barnes & Noble Announces Video Streaming Service Barnes & Noble Announces Video Streaming Service
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Barnes & Noble hasn’t been able to take the e-reader and mini-tablet worlds by storm the way Amazon has, but the company’s Nook e-readers and tablets do have a following, and are well-made devices. The Kindle Fire, however, has changed …

Amazon Announces The Kindle Paperwhite Amazon Announces The Kindle Paperwhite
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Amazon revealed a new Kindle device today called the Kindle Paperwhite, which comes with “patented Light Guide” frontlighting and a “Paperwhite” display, aimed at creating a more paper-like appearance for book pages. It has higher resolution, higher contrast, and perhaps …

Barnes & Noble Takes Nook To The UK Barnes & Noble Takes Nook To The UK

Barnes & Noble is bringing its Nook products to the UK this fall, the company announced today. Customers will be able to access the digital storefront via nook.co.uk, and the company will begin selling its E Ink Readers, Nook Simple …

Nook for Web Lets Your Browser Be Your E-Reader Nook for Web Lets Your Browser Be Your E-Reader
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Barnes & Noble has finally joined the web-based e-reader party by launching Nook for Web. Nook for Web gives anyone and everyone with a computer access to B&N’s e-book store, and allows them to read books from their browser – …

FAA Reviewing Rules Regarding Electronics On Planes FAA Reviewing Rules Regarding Electronics On Planes

Let it never be said that one disgruntled journalist’s airplane experience can’t yield some intriguing results. Having his own Howard Beale “I’m mad as hell” moment, The New York Times‘ Nick Bilton decided he’d unnecessarily purchased magazines from the airport …

Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution
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Last week, we reported that author (and “Champion Mojo Storyteller”) Joe Lansdale was considering e-book as the exclusive format for his next “Hap and Leonard” book. He indicated as much in a Facebook update, but in a later update he …

Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US
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Kindle E-readers and tablets nearly tripled in sales this past holiday when compared to the 2010 Christmas season. Amazon’s total sales for the final quarter were at a staggering $17.3 billion. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos: “We are grateful …

Joe Lansdale Considering E-Book Only For New Novel [Updated] Joe Lansdale Considering E-Book Only For New Novel [Updated]

Update: It looks like there has been a change of plans. Since this post was written, Lansdale has posted a couple more updates about his Hap and Leonard book plans, and it looks like print will be an option for …

Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales

There is no doubt tablet ownership is on the rise. In fact, just this past holiday tablet ownership nearly doubled. Leading the trend most certainly is Apple with the iPad. But consumers may wonder, with products like the Kindle Fire …

Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles
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Amazon has just launched their Spanish language Kindle Store today, and it’s starting with over 22,000 titles. Over 1,000 of these titles are free e-books, as they are part of the public domain. The Spanish Kindle Store contains most of …

Could An Airport Scanner Ruin Your Kindle? Could An Airport Scanner Ruin Your Kindle?
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Apparently, you should be careful this holiday season when you travel with your Kindle. According to reports from users, something is ruining their electronic ink displays when they pass through security. The Telegraph claims that multiple users have reported their …

Nook Tablet Revealed As Barnes & Noble Responds to Kindle Fire, iPad Nook Tablet Revealed As Barnes & Noble Responds to Kindle Fire, iPad
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Barnes & Noble unveiled its new Nook Tablet today at an event in New York. This is the company’s answer to the iPad, and even more so, Amazons Kindle Fire. Barnes & Noble is one of the top booksellsers in …

Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th
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It looks like Barnes & Noble is about to launch its answer to the new Amazon Kindle Fire with the first true tablet to grace their line of Nook e-readers – the Nook Tablet. Engadget has unearthed some documents that …

e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing

When infographics are about ghost proofing, they’re the infographics I like best. Save for maybe ones about Metallica. Even still, e-Reader popularity and business structure are pretty interesting too. View more daily video infographic round-ups here. Ghost proofing: by Credit …

AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices

Amazon announced today that AmazonLocal deals are coming to Kindle and Kindle 3G with Special Offers. These offers will appear on the Kindles’ screensavers while the user isn’t reading. The feature is launching in New York City for now, with …

Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Launched Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Launched
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Amazon announced the launch of the Kindle Cloud Reader – a web-based version of the Kindle Reader. The web app takes advantage of HTML5, and can be used online or offline without having to download anything. The app will sync …