All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ereader’

Kindle Fire HDX Was Best Selling Item On Amazon Over The Black Friday Weekend

For the past few years, the Kindle line of eReaders and tablets have been the best selling electronic devices on Amazon during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you thought that was going to change this year, think again. Amazon announced today that the Kindle family had its best holiday weekend ever thanks a number of sales across Black Friday …

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Barnes & Noble Introduces A New Nook GlowLight

Amazon has been killing it these past few years with its line of Kindle eReaders and Kindle Fire tablets. Barnes & Noble on the other hand has been struggling to remain relevant by releasing arguably better hardware at lower prices, but it just never seems to work. Well, it’s going to try again anyway with an update to one of …

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Barnes & Noble Founder Plans To Buy Retail Operation

Barnes & Noble looked like it was on its way back to relevancy after a number of quarters of profitability thanks to its Nook tablets. That all ended last year as the company began posting losses, and it looked like its Nook business was starting to come up short against Amazon. Now the company may be breaking apart its various …

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Kobo Announces A New Android Tablet To Take On Amazon

Would anybody be so bold to announce a new line of eReaders and Android tablets the same day as Amazon’s big press event? The Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite are immediately impressive, but is there an alternative? Kobo thinks they have just the thing. Kobo announced today that they will be bringing four new devices to market this year. Three …

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Amazon Will Now Sell Its eBooks Through Other Retailers

Amazon is known for books. Even before the Kindle, the site was a favorite of book buyers. The company is now a major player in the eBook scene with their own major publishing imprint. Published books on their imprint were previously only available through Amazon, but those books will now start to appear elsewhere. Paid Content reports that Amazon has …

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E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million

Kobo, makers of e-readers and e-reading apps, announced today that their sale to Rakuten has closed. Rakuten, based in Japan, is a major global marketplace, selling a wide variety of products around the world. The sale was first announced in early November. The sale means that Kobo will have a new marketplace for its e-readers, something it desperately needed after …

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