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Amazon Launches "Rapids" - a Reading App for Children

Amazon Launches "Rapids" - a Reading App for Children

Parents always struggle to get their children to put down their phones or tablets and read a book instead. However, many studie...

Nov 2 2016, 8:21am CDT

MIT Develops a System for Reading Closed Books

MIT Develops a System for Reading Closed Books

The experts have approved of a plan to read closed books. The first nine pages of the book will be identified via this method....

Sep 11 2016, 1:19pm CDT

New Imaging Technology will Let You Read Closed Books

New Imaging Technology will Let You Read Closed Books

Now, you can judge a book by its cover with MIT's new system...

Sep 10 2016, 2:37am CDT

Game of Thrones Novel Release Date Leaks

Game of Thrones Novel Release Date Leaks

George R.R. Martin has been publicly taunted for taking so long to release his Game of Thrones novels. In fact, the show has ca...

Sep 6 2016, 1:42pm CDT

Facebook Group Creates Pokemon Go with Books

Facebook Group Creates Pokemon Go with Books

The wildly popular AR game Pokemon Go has taken over the world, getting people to participate in what some people call the worl...

Aug 29 2016, 6:31pm CDT

World's "Most Mysterious Book" To Be Released

World's "Most Mysterious Book" To Be Released

A Spanish publishing company has gotten permission to make exact copies of a 15th-century book that was written in a mysterious...

Aug 26 2016, 2:49pm CDT

Israeli Space Tech Firm SpaceIL Books Flight Aboard Falcon 9 on Lunar Mission

Israeli Space Tech Firm SpaceIL Books Flight Aboard Falcon 9 on Lunar Mission

Sixteen private space ventures entered into the Google Lunar X Prize competition to be the first to land a spacecraft onto...

Oct 7 2015, 8:21am CDT

Half Price Books Black Friday 2014 Ad Leaked

Half Price Books Black Friday 2014 Ad Leaked

The Half Price Books Black Friday 2014 Ad is always one of the first and one of the most straight forward Black Friday ads....

Oct 21 2014, 1:45pm CDT

Farrah Abraham has high hopes for her erotic books

Farrah Abraham has high hopes for her erotic books

The former Teen Mom star has released an erotic novel titled In the Making — part of a trilogy installment...

Jul 20 2014, 6:59am CDT

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone)

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone)

As a customer service consultant and speaker, my feeling is that, at its heart, customer service is customer service, period. ...

Dec 24 2013, 3:26pm CST

Google Play Books Now Allows to Upload Your Own Books Directly From Android Devices

Google Play Books Now Allows to Upload Your Own Books Directly From Android Devices

Google has updated the Android app of Google Play Books. New version 3.1.17 of Google Play Books now allows users to directly u...

Dec 11 2013, 8:46am CST

Google Play Books App Hits Five South American Countries

Google Play Books App Hits Five South American Countries

Google has launched its Play Books app for the web, iOS and Android in five South American countries. Books lover in Argentina,...

Dec 6 2013, 7:22am CST

Google Play Books App Hits Five South American Countries

Google Play Books App Hits Five South American Countries

Google has launched its Play Books app for the web, iOS and Android in five South American countries. Books lover in Argentina,...

Dec 6 2013, 7:22am CST

Half Price Books Black Friday 2013 Ad Leaked

Half Price Books Black Friday 2013 Ad Leaked

The Half Price Books Black Friday 2013 ad and the Cyber Monday ad has already leaked online...

Nov 21 2013, 12:53am CST

Google Play Books Hit Eight New Asian Countries and New Zealand

Google Play Books Hit Eight New Asian Countries and New Zealand

Google has expanded its Play Books international availability list by adding nine new countries. One is New Zealand and other 8...

Sep 26 2013, 2:43am CDT

Justin Bieber Books Space Flight on Virgin Galactic

Justin Bieber Books Space Flight on Virgin Galactic

Justin Bieber bought a ticket for a space trip with Virgin Galactic....

Jun 6 2013, 7:35am CDT

Amazon Kindle Owners can Borrow Books for Free Now

Amazon Kindle Owners can Borrow Books for Free Now

Amazon announced the launch of the Kindle Owners' Lending Library....

Nov 3 2011, 9:23am CDT

Get Kindle Books At Your Local Library (Website)

The best part - no late fees!...

Sep 21 2011, 12:53pm CDT

Amazon Kindle eBooks outsell Print Books

Amazon Kindle eBooks outsell Print Books

This is an amazing milestone....

May 19 2011, 9:08am CDT

Barnes & Noble Lands Exclusive Digital Children's Books for Nook Kids Collection

Barnes & Noble Lands Exclusive Digital Children's Books for Nook Kids Collection

SpongeBob kid's books hit Nook color...

Mar 28 2011, 9:52am CDT

Amazon launches Give Kindle Books to anyone with an Email Address, No Kindle Required

Amazon launches Give Kindle Books to anyone with an Email Address, No Kindle Required

Amazon launches a new way of gifting books....

Nov 19 2010, 8:58am CST

Barnes & Noble coupon: 30% off toys and kids' books, stacks with sale

Barnes & Noble cuts 30% off one kids' book, toy, or game via coupon code "H4W9V7M". That's the best percent-off coupon we'v...

Nov 15 2010, 10:15pm CST

LeapFrog Books & Games Sale: Leapster games for $5 + $5 s&h

LeapFrog Books & Games Sale: Leapster games for $5 + $5 s&h

LeapFrog.com again discounts a selection of Leapster games to $9.99 during its Books & Games Sale, as listed below. Even be...

Oct 18 2010, 7:07am CDT

LeapFrog Books & Games Sale: Leapster games for $5 + $5 s&h

LeapFrog Books & Games Sale: Leapster games for $5 + $5 s&h

LeapFrog.com discounts a selection of Leapster games for $9.99 during its Books & Games Sale, as listed below. Even better,...

Oct 7 2010, 4:28pm CDT

Amazon Slashes Prices of Penguin Hardcover Books

Amazon is leaving it all on the table in the fight with major book publishers over the pricing it can sell their digital books...

May 3 2010, 11:00am CDT

Penguin iPad Books Detailed

Penguin iPad Books Detailed

E-books will not start to outsell and surpass physical books until they can offer something a paperback can't. That's what make...

Mar 4 2010, 10:08am CST

Top 100 Books of the Year 2009 Unveiled By Amazon

Top 100 Books of the Year 2009 Unveiled By Amazon

Books are always a great Holiday gift unless you pick a bad one. Amazon has just published a great helper for finding a good bo...

Nov 2 2009, 9:19am CST

Apple Tablet: Filled With Books, Newspapers, Textbooks?

Apple Tablet: Filled With Books, Newspapers, Textbooks?

Technically what we have today aren't really new iTablet rumors. Gizmodo has information that Apple has been shopping around th...

Sep 30 2009, 10:01am CDT

Panelfly: Comic Books for the iPhone

Panelfly: Comic Books for the iPhone

Reading comic books used to be only for nerds. But, just like video games, Lord of the Rings, and using Nerf guns as adults, th...

Aug 27 2009, 12:00pm CDT

Sony eBook Store Offers 500K Free Public Domain Books

Sony eBook Store Offers 500K Free Public Domain Books

Sony has announced that its eBook store now offers owners of the PRS-505 or PRS-700 eBook readers free access to over 500,000 p...

Mar 19 2009, 10:00am CDT

Microsoft Surface books the Lobby at the Sheraton

Microsoft Surface books the Lobby at the Sheraton

Today Sheraton Hotels......

Aug 13 2008, 11:05am CDT

Speakers Disguised as Books

Speakers Disguised as Books

Some like to show-off their speakers, but if you rather hide your speakers then the "BOOK"-Shelf Speakers are a straight forwa...

Feb 22 2007, 4:00pm CST

Keep Track of your DVDs, CDs and Books with the Flic UPC Barcode Scanner

Keep Track of your DVDs, CDs and Books with the Flic UPC Barcode Scanner

If you have a large DVD or CD collection here is a great gadget that helps keep track of them. The Microvision Flic Scanner...

Nov 2 2006, 10:00am CST

Korean Magic Pen Reads Books to Kids

Korean Magic Pen Reads Books to Kids

Korean DAEGEON Technology offers as a pen that reads books to kids. This is perfect for parents who do not have time (they sh...

Nov 18 2005, 7:36am EST

PlayAway: Self-Playing Audio Books

PlayAway: Self-Playing Audio Books

Audiobooks on CD or Casettes are a thing of the past. PlayAway is a new product that delivers audio books pre-loaded on a porta...

Jul 1 2005, 10:47am EST

GBA Movie Player Promises Books, Music and Videos

GBA Movie Player Promises Books, Music and Videos

Story by: Aries J. Galindo I love my GBA SP! It provides me with hours of enter...

Feb 24 2004, 4:00am EST

Matsushita Launches Sigma Electronic Books

Matsushita Launches Sigma Electronic Books

Matsushita announces electronic book device - Sigma Book. We reported about the Sony electronic book already that was announce...

Jan 29 2004, 9:18am EST

NTT DoCoMo Launches Manga Comic Books on Mobile Phones

NTT DoCoMo Launches Manga Comic Books on Mobile Phones

NTT DoCoMo introduces japanese Manga Comic Books on their M-stage book visual content distribution service, on February 3. Th...

Jan 20 2004, 9:21am EST

I4U Future Books Channel

I4U Future Books Channel

The I4U Future Technology Team brings you a focused up-to-date channel on Books about and from the Future. Find you Future B...

Feb 16 2003, 8:57pm EST