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Articles tagged with "E Readers"

Study finds that e-reader growth has surpassed tablets in recent months

For the first time since the Pew Internet Project began tracking e-reader use in spring 2009, ownership of the portable reading devices has reached double digits. The project found that e-reader growth has accelerated in the past six months, as tablet growth has stagnated slightly, following a steep ... Full Article »

June 29, 2011 5:30pm

Nook Simple surpasses Kindle for the first time in Consumer Report rankings

Even without all the bells and whistles of the Nook Color, Barnes & Noble (BKS) managed to scrape by Amazon (AMZN) in Consumer Reports’ rankings of e-readers for the first time with its all new Nook Simple Touch Reader. The bookstore’s latest black-and-white e-reader, which is the first e-in ... Full Article »

June 21, 2011 5:15pm

These great e-reader Android apps are all free

Your Android may not be the ideal e-reader device, but it's an on-hand convenience that can't be beaten. If you don't mind reading your e-books on the smaller screen, you can have instant access to hundreds of titles whether you're on the go, or settling into bed for the night. For many, it's no lon ... Full Article »

May 24, 2011 3:00pm

Apps get workout with owners watching TV, in bed, or in bathroom

Where do you use your apps? While watching TV? In bed? In the bathroom? On your commute? A new study from Nielsen Co., best known for its TV research, suggests that you are playing with your smartphone and tab in those places and more. Likewise, Nielsen found e-readers, are getting a workout in t ... Full Article »

May 23, 2011 7:38am

Nook Color’s app store hits a million downloads

Bookseller Barnes & Noble (BKS) has only been selling apps for its Android-running Nook Color e-reader tablet for about a month, but already the device’s app store has crossed the million-download threshold. That’s a whole lot of downloads for a tablet that started its life as an e-reader, ... Full Article »

May 17, 2011 6:00pm

E-readers become more like tablets with access to Android store

Barnes & Noble (BKS) is hot on Amazon’s heels once again with its announcement Monday that it will add Android store access for all Nook Color users, just one week after Amazon launched its own Android app store. And as the two e-reading companies compete closely in the same space, they are al ... Full Article »

March 29, 2011 9:19am


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