47 posts and columns on e-readers
News ByteKindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD, Amazon announced today that it is dropping the price of the entry-level, ad-supported Kindle, from $79 to $69. The new e-reader, which is very much like the previous model but offers new fonts and crisper text, will be available on Sept. 14.
News Bytenew Forrester Research survey of more than 5,000 U.S. adults, 35 percent of tablet owners say they use their laptops less frequently since getting a tablet, while 45 percent have no plans to buy an e-reader now that they own a tablet. The television set is faring better, however, with just 12 percent of those surveyed saying they use their TV less frequently since getting a tablet; likely because 85 percent of tablet owners cop to using their tablets while watching TV.