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e-reader app

Editors' Take

AOL Reader (Web app)

The new AOL Reader has many of the same features found in other popular RSS newsreaders. It looks like one of a few good alternatives for those losing Google Reader next week.

By June 24, 2013


Bookviser Reader (Windows Phone)

Despite its sluggishness, the Bookviser Reader for Windows Phone is a great way to get free classic literature on your Windows Phone.

By July 31, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2014

Microsoft, Nook redo deal; no Microsoft e-reader in the works

It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.

By March 13, 2014


Get a Kobo Mini e-reader for $59.99

That's $10 less than the cheapest Kindle, which lacks a touch screen and includes ads. But is that enough?

By February 8, 2013


Weighing the environmental costs: buy an e-reader or a shelf of books?

Bookshelves towering floor to ceiling filled with weighty tomes, or one book-sized device holding hundreds of "books" in electronic form — which one of these options for the voracious reader creates the least damaging environmental footprint?

By July 26, 2012


Scribd extends e-book subscription app to Kindle Fire

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.

By January 29, 2014


Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May 21, 2014


Nook Video opens new chapter for B&N e-reader

Ahead of an expected new tablet unveiling, Barnes & Noble announces Nook Video with content from the likes of HBO, Sony, Starz, and Disney.

By September 25, 2012


At MIT's future factory, no idea is too far out

For researchers at the outside-the-box Media Lab brain trust, the future can be seen even in a sprinkling of sensors and video game software.

By October 30, 2015


5 reasons to buy Amazon's $50 tablet -- and one not to

The Cheapskate weighs in on Amazon's amazingly affordable new model. Plus: two freebies and a contest!

By September 18, 2015