In the battle to become the "Netflix of digital books," Scribd is taking its app to Amazon Kindle Fire tablets while updating its iOS and Android apps.
Criticised for its lack of native apps -- especially email -- the BlackBerry PlayBook has been showing off new features that will run on the tablet after an update this summer.
AT&T says it's still testing the "bridge" app that syncs BlackBerrys with the PlayBook tablet. Critics suspect AT&T doesn't like the app because it allows BlackBerry users to bypass AT&T's tethering fee.
The celebrated children's book author, who would be 107 today, has 80 percent of the top spots in the books-as-apps category in the Apple App Store.
App Store initially rejected the Eucalyptus app because it offered access to a text-only version of the Kama Sutra.
In an effort to expand its e-book reach, Amazon acquires Lexcycle, the maker of a popular iPhone e-book reader app called Stanza. It appears to be hedging its bets.
Kindle FreeTime Unlimited serves up kids books, games, apps, movies and TV shows to Prime members for $2.99 a month -- or $6.99 per family.
It's our last week of 404 podcasts for 2011! We'll be back in the new year for a round of LIVE CES COVERAGE, but Wilson's not feeling well today so Joseph Kaminski fills in for an update on kid tech. This year's most-wanted gift is LeapFrog's LeapPad, a junior tablet with games, e-books, and apps that helps kids learn...and also frees up the TV so Dad can watch the game.
Apple's new iCloud service syncs your music, books, and apps wirelessly among all your iOS devices. Sharon Vaknin shows you how.
Apple's new iCloud feature syncs your music, books, and apps wirelessly among all your iDevices. Sharon Vaknin shows you how.