Amazon has just unveiled its first Kindle eBook reader with a touchscreen, appropriately dubbed the Kindle Touch. But that is not the only new addition to the Kindle family of devices.
Amazon is the next to step up to the tablet plate, and it looks like it's trying to do it right, as it unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet at an event in New York today. The Kindle Fire is a compact tablet, sporting a 7-inch screen, Android OS, and dual-core processor.
Barnes & Noble will be launching a new, more expensive tablet under the Nook name, according to the new report.
Amazon may be considering launching an eBook "streaming" service, similar to Netflix, where subscribers would be charged an annual fee for content access, according to a new report.
Sony has revealed a 6-inch eReader, which the company boasts to be the lightest digital reader yet, weighing 5.9 ounces.
Three weeks, three huge tablet news stories. First Google buys Motorola, and then HP kills off webOS and the TouchPad. Finally, Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO earlier this week. What else could have possibly happened in the tabletsphere?
Barnes & Noble wants students to know the book seller has eTextbooks.
The tablet news is breaking at a fast and furious pace and it is difficult to keep up. Just like our tablet spec cheat sheet, consider this your tablet news cheat sheet.
Though Amazon initially complied with Apple's recent change to the iOS terms and removed a link to the Amazon eBookstore from the iOS Kindle app, it appears the online retailer was working on a web-based alternative.
With Amazon slashing prices of its refurbished Kindles, the company is gearing up for a release of a fourth-generation eReader.
It's been a busy week for tablets, with Google designing a tablet-inspired search page, a few new tablets sneaking through the FCC and rumors of Apple buying Barnes & Noble.
The iRiver Story HD, which will appear in all Target stores and online July 17, is slated to be the first eReader integrated with the Google eBookstore.
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