Amazon Takes on iPad With 9-Inch Tablet

Amazon Takes on iPad With 9-Inch Tablet
At a press event in Santa Monica today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos threw his hat into the ring in the war on iPad’s dominance of the tablet market, with the announcement of a 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD. Read more…

10 Essential Free iPad Apps for Newbies

10 Essential Free iPad Apps for Newbies
So you’ve just purchased your iPad (or iPad 2). Now what? Here are the absolutely crucial iPad apps that must be on your device. These are the apps that other iPad owners will make fun of you for not having. And they’re all free. Read more…

Welcome to the eParty Borders, Have a Seat by Amazon and Barnes & Noble

Welcome to the eParty Borders, Have a Seat by Amazon and Barnes & Noble
In my town, there used to be a Borders bookstore every few miles, until a few years ago, when they all started to disappear. I’m not hunting them down or anything, so it’s not like I know exactly where they are today, but the only one I’ve seen recently is downtown by my old work. Read more…

The Reader

The Reader
I’ve spoken pretty extensively about my mother’s day gift of an iPad, but over this past weekend, another revelation came to my mother which she excitedly showed me. But first, a little background. My mother is an avid reader. She picks up a 300-page book on a Monday and it’s typically done by Tuesday night, Read more…

Get Your Kindle/Nook Now! Prices Slashed!

Get Your Kindle/Nook Now! Prices Slashed!
Well, it was bound to happen. The iPad is a huge success, and as a result, the big e-readers on the market – the Kindle and Nook – are cutting prices. If you’re in the market for a Nook, the price just dropped from $259 to $199, and the Kindle is down from $259 to Read more…

Apple 1, Amazon 0

Apple 1, Amazon 0
In the battle between the iPad and Kindle, it looks like Apple has won the first big battle. PCWorld is reporting that Amazon has given in to 3 publishers, causing a change in their pricing system for e-books. From the article: In order to stay competitive with Apple’s iPad, Amazon needs to keep as many publishers in Read more…

Kindle for iPhone App To Make Kindle Extinct?!

Kindle for iPhone App To Make Kindle Extinct?!
With the oncoming approach of Apple’s newest technological juggernaut, the iPad, Amazon quickly released the “Kindle for iPhone” App about a year ago. Why? Well, despite the successes of the digital book reader, the Amazon Kindle, Amazon appears ready to concede the war for the ultimate portable digital reading media device to Apple in the Read more…

Apple Vs Amazon: It’s War!

Apple Vs Amazon: It's War!
OK, so maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But the fact is, Amazon isn’t too thrilled with the iPad, nor with its iBooks store. The iPad represents a huge threat to its e-book sales, and that’s a hit to the bottom line. Amazon does have an advantage, however. Leverage against the publishers. And guess Read more…