Kobo Aura One review: a premium e-reader that delivers

The Aura One isn't just an e-reader for people who've never bought an e-reader before, it's an e-reader for people already in the market and ready for an upgrade. That's how Rakuten Kobo

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Kobo launches new high-res, waterproof e-reader

Kobo has come out with a new e-reader, one that’s being touted as high-definition and waterproof – plus it also has a pretty reasonable price tag of about $180. Branding its latest offering

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Candice So

Essential apps for the new Android user – Part 2

Just before the holidays, we launched Mind the App, a new video series created by Andrew Love, our video production specialist. The series will highlight the best of what app stores everywhere have

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Kobo Vox a more open alternative to Kindle Fire

The Kobo Vox is a value-priced tablet with a twist. Like its E Ink sibling, the Kobo Touch e-reader, the Vox has a social focus, and places an emphasis on sharing reading experiences.

Published on: November 24th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

How to publish your e-book to Amazon’s Kindle

Would you like to be the next Dan Brown or J.K. Rowling? Perhaps your aspirations are less lofty, but you still have a story--or expert information--to share with the masses. Unless you are

Published on: August 10th, 2011 Tony Bradley

E-book piracy different from music, movies

By Keir Thomas While browsing a social news site the other day, I came across a link to an e-book search engine. Sadly, alongside the many free e-books available, such as those from

Published on: December 1st, 2010 IDG News Service

Samsung unveils iPad competitor ‘Galaxy Tab’

Samsung's latest addition to its Galaxy series, the Galaxy Tab Android tablet made its very first appearance today at IFA in Berlin. The Tab will initially launch in Europe in mid-September and makes

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Ginny Mies

I know what you’re reading this summer

With summer here at last, offices are emptying out as workers head out for some well-deserved R&R.Even vacation-shy tech managers are venturing out of their cubicles, and when they do, they're trading their

Published on: July 9th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt

Jailbreaking Rocks – especially for the iPad

The iPad has recently been jailbroken. Even if you've held off jailbreaking your other iPhone OS devices, the iPad's substantially faster hardware and difficult-to-define "3rd device" role make the best case yet for

Published on: May 27th, 2010 Nat Futterman

10 amazing things you can do with your iPad

The iPadis loaded with all kinds of features you've probably heard about, but look a little deeper, and its extra abilities might surprise you. Some of these secrets are enabled through apps, while

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Zack Stern

iPad surges into the market

The iPad launch is the death knell for Kindle - 300,000 iPads sold on day one in the USA alone. The day Apple launched its eagerly awaited iPad, Sony was running ads offering

Published on: April 15th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

iPad beats laptops for air travel scenarios

There are passionate views on both sides regarding whether or not the Apple iPad can be an effective business tool, or is merely a consumer gadget. That debate has merit while sitting in

Published on: April 13th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Three specialty uses for the Apple iPad

If you think the iPad is just a big iPod Touch for Fanboy consumers, think again. The nearly 10-inch touchscreen will open the door to a variety of never-seen-before uses, say iPhone developers.

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

Five reasons the iPad doesn’t cut it for business

Only a few weeks left until the Apple iPad --the Wi-Fi version at least--will actually ship and be available in stores. Reports suggest that Apple sold more than 120,000 iPads when pre-orders began

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Tony Bradley