How to beat the New York Times’ pay wall

The New York Times online paywall officially goes up Monday around 2 p.m. Eastern. After that you'll have to pay at least $7.40 per week for unlimited access to the site. The paper is hoping

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Ian Paul

Silver lining in Borders’ bankruptcy for Canadian e-reader

Toronto-based Kobo Inc. shouldn't suffer a major loss as its U.S. distributor declares bankruptcy and there may be a silver lining in Borders Inc.'s Chapter 11 filing and reorganization, according to e-reader industry

Published on: February 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Hands-on review of Kobo e-reader

The e-reader industry has become a competitive one over the past two years, with many publishers offering hardware to the market. Amazon innovated the space with its Kindle, and Sony quickly followed with

Published on: February 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Awesome touchscreen sets Sony’s mini e-reader apart

No matter how slick an e-reader's physical design, it's hard to resist the urge to touch the screen. Now you can easily use the screen to navigate, with the Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Published on: October 8th, 2010 Melissa J. Perenson

Great gear for back to school, or back to work

Hear that groaning? That's the sound of college students all over the country putting away their bathing suits and sunscreen and packing up their books and bags for another year of school. As

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Jake Widman

Amazon’s new Kindle deserves a close look by businesses

Amazon is aggressively defending its position in the e-reader market by unveiling a redesigned Kindle 2 for a mere $139. As Amazon and Barnes and Noble battle for e-reader supremacy, it's time for

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Tony Bradley

E-readers and tablets boast business benefits

A Silicon Valley product development consulting firm called the Nielsen Norman Group (not to be confused with the Nielsen ratings company) published a study last week comparing reading performance with a book to

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Julie Sartain

8 awesome apps for easy reading and writing on the iPad

Gaming and video-watching are the sexiest uses of Apple's iPad, but I love it for more a basic reason: It's a great tool for reading and writing. I use the iPad to keep

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

Canada’s e-reader gets tough U.S. reception

Toronto-based Kobo Inc.'s e-reader is now out south of the border... but it already seems like nobody cares. The few availalbe reviews say that the Kobo is competent but little more, which paints

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Brennon Slattery

Nine free iPad apps for work and pleasure

Our look at iPad apps place on your device started out with the best apps money can buy--11 essential iPad offerings that are among our favorite additions to the App Store. But you

Published on: May 24th, 2010 Macworld Staff

Can the Apple iPad replace all your other devices?

What, precisely, is the iPad? Compared with its iconic ancestors, the iPod and the iPhone, that's a surprisingly tough question to answer. It runs the same operating system as the iPhone --but you

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Harry McCracken

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Kobo works in slo-mo, makes reading easy on the go


Published on: April 28th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Kobo e-reader set to ship first week of May

Canada will get its very own piece of e-reader hardware in the first week of May at bookstores and online, at a price that undercuts the heavyweight competition.Toronto-based Kobo Inc. is set to

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson