While the debate about the future of ebooks rages on, with authors and book publishers alike concerned about how a well-worn business model is rapidly changing, a new academic study claims that giving away free electronic versions of your books can boost sales of the printed version.
Amazon has celebrated record sales of its Kindle electronic reader this month by launching a new application that lets you read your Kindle e-books on your laptop.
Guest BlogSince the invention of the printing press around 1440, reading books has become one of man's favourite pastimes along with listening to music. (Admittedly, there is a certain pastime that is way more favourite which exists from the beginning of mankind...).
Cambridge-based Plastic Logic is months away from launching the world's first flexible e-ink reader, according to latest reports.
No sooner than Sony releases its latest PRS-700 Sony Reader over in the US (still to see the light of day here) scans of the manuals for yet another two new eBook devices mysteriously make their way onto the internet.
The US Department of Justice has opened a formal investigation into the settlement between Google and book publishers over the rights to publish books online.
Discount computer manufacturer Elonex is launching a new eBook e-reader in the UK, in partnership with leading high street bookstore, Borders.
ClosedWe're offering you the chance to win one of two Cool-ers (worth £189 each) along with £60 of free vouchers to spend on a few of the 750,000 ebooks over at the new online store at Coolerbooks.co.uk
There a few gadgets that divide opinion in the TechRadar office and none more so in recent months than electronic readers, or ebooks as we now affectionately (or sneeringly) refer to them. This new category really does seem to engender strong reactions in readers – veering between vehement hatred through to cannot-live-without adoration. The latest ebook on the block, the Cool-er, launches this month courtesy of British start-up Interead, with the company's MD claiming to usher in the 'iPod moment' for electronic reading.