Amazon’s Kindle for Kids bundle aims to inspire next generation of readers

Amazon's updated Kindle for Kids bundle includes a Kindle ereader, of course, but also a durable case (in a selection of colors) and generous two-year warranty. It's shipping now.

Amazon’s Kindle Convert turns paper books into digital ones

Amazon's new Kindle Convert tool helps reading fans turn their physical books into digital ones, though the fact that it probably takes an age to do means it's likely aimed more at occasional users with unique material rather than those…

Amazon launches high-end Voyage ebook reader, plus refreshed Kindle

Amazon launched two new e-readers Wednesday night. The high-end $199 Voyage device is the company's thinnest and features a new way to turn pages. Meanwhile, its refreshed Kindle comes with a 20 percent faster processor, 4GB of storage, and…

Want to read ebooks in the shower? Try the Kobo Aura H2O ereader

Ideal for anyone that spends lots of time relaxing by the pool, the Kobo Aura H2O is a new ereader that will be perfectly fine submerged within a bit more than three feet of water for about half an hour.

Amazon reportedly prepping new high-res Kindle Paperwhite

Less than three months after launching the second iteration of its Paperwhite e-reader, Amazon is reportedly already prepping the next version, complete with a high-res display, ambient light sensor, and plenty more besides.

Hands On: Kobo’s Aura e-reader commands a premium for bookstore freedom

Kobo’s Aura makes it easier to view content from the Web and doesn’t come locked to just one bookstore, but bookworms will need to decide if it’s worth the fairly substantial price premium.

Price cut: Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight now $100, updated version could be in the works

Barnes & Noble is now offering its Simple Touch with GlowLight e-reader for $99, down from $119. The device's second price cut in just under a year could indicate that a refreshed model is in the works.

Send to Kindle debuts for Mac & PC, gives Instapaper a run for its money

Reading your favorite websites on the go just got even easier. Amazon extended its Kindle empire further today with the launch of the "Send to Kindle" button and application.

Fading print: E-book reading on the rise along with e-reader and tablet ownership

The results of a new survey suggest more Americans than ever are reading e-books, reflecting the rapid rise in e-reader and tablet ownership.

Barnes & Noble reduces Nook Simple Touch e-reader to $80

Barnes & Noble knocked $20 off the cost of its Simple Touch e-reader over the weekend. Consumers can now pick up the dedicated reading device for $79.

Hands On: Sony goes back to basics, brings e-book ‘Reader’ app to iOS

Sony might not be the first name you think of when you think written word, but it would like to be. The multimedia giant is bringing its e-book Reader app to iOS devices so Apple users can get the Sony Reader experience. We go hands on to…

Is reading dying or flourishing in the Internet age?

Technophobes may have hailed the death of the book with the advent of TV decades ago, but studies show we’re bigger readers now than ever.