Apple’s iPad Killing Amazon’s Kindle but Who Will Win E-Book War?

iPad and Kindle costumed characters look to do battle

The war over digital books has just begun and two of the biggest players—Apple and Amazon.com—might be able to find a happy medium. That is, as long as Amazon decides to pull the plug on its Kindle e-book reader. While the Kindle hit stores before the iPad, Apple’s tablet device is putting on an amazing ...

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Forget e-Readers, People Read Books on Their iPhones

Reading books on digital devices is certainly the wave of the future. You might think that people read the majority of their digital books on purpose-built e-readers. You would be wrong. People read e-books mostly on their smartphones and more specifically, the iPhone and iOS-powered iPod touch. Wattpad--an e-book service--has released a report on e-book consumption ...

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Borders Rolls out eReader App for BlackBerry

The Borders eReader application for Research In Motion Ltd.’s (RIM) BlackBerry line of smartphones has just been released along with an accompanying eBook store and anyone who downloads the application between July 9th and 11th will receive five free eBooks from the company.  I mentioned the new app back on June 22nd (read here). The ...

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Borders eReader Coming Soon to a BlackBerry Near You

Borders is going to roll out their eReader app for your BlackBerry. The website says a BlackBerry version of the software is “coming soon,” and will let you: “Browse and buy eBooks at Borders.com, where you'll find over a million titles, including a generous selection of free books. Search by title, author, topic, or keyword. Make quick ...

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Kobo Android Reader Available Today

The company behind one of the best services for e-readers has officially launched their application for Android phones.  Kobo’s services makes browsing and downloading your favorite reads as simple as a Sunday morning. With the launch of Kobos new application for Android phones, it seems that reading on the move has just become that much easier. ...

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