| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:47 PM
| Dec 4, 2011
Let's say you're getting, or giving, a new tablet or an e-reader (iPad, Kobo, Nook or Kindle Fire) for the holidays. Here's an idea for what to do with it: Load it first with free books. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, as well as the cultural gift known as...
| Dec 4, 2011
Holiday Books: E-readers
Book fans who are just now getting ready to take the e-reader plunge can go straight to the tablet: Three major book retailers each has its own full-color, multimedia touchscreen tablets that follow in the iPad's shiny...
| Feb 5, 2012
It didn't take long to discover that a balloon wasn't going to work.
After breaking first one egg in a hot-air balloon like contraption, then another attempting to stuff it into a balloon filled with cotton balls, friends Sarah Krammer, 12, Lucy...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
It's a rumor that won't die: Apple and a 7-inch iPad.
On Thursday, Ezra Gottheil, an analyst with Technology Business Research, told Computerworld that he expects Apple to release an iPad in a 7-inch screen size later this year, after a speculated...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Wal-MartStores Inc.offered heavy discounts over the holiday season – a strategy that helped the world’s largest retailer perk up its revenue but also hurt its profit.
In the fourth quarter ending Jan. 31, the chain reported a 1.5% year-over-...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Newport Beach Kindle users can now borrow about 1,000 different titles from the library from the comfort of their homes.
The Newport Beach Public Library last week added Amazon Kindle-compatible ebooks to its digital shelves.
Patrons can now download...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:28 AM
DC Comics' efforts to expand digital distribution of its graphic novels has gotten it caught in a battle between two book-selling giants.
Barnes & Noble said Friday it will not stock physical copies of 100 of DC's graphic novels that the Warner Bros.-...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train.
Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Amazon is upping its own ante and trying to stay as the leader in ebook offerings.
With an Amazon Prime subscription, for $79.99 a year, you'll be able to download one ebook a month for free and keep it for as long as you want. The subscription also...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:15 PM