16788 Results for

first google ebooks e-reader

Article

Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

Blog

Google Lunar XPrize

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. It's the Google Lunar XPrize, and we're giving you an inside look at how the teams are preparing for lift-off.

Article

Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By May 22, 2015

Article

Three subscription services that are totally worth it

The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!

By May 22, 2015

Article

Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?

By May 23, 2015

Gallery

Tablets and e-readers for every grad

For every grad, there is a tablet or e-reader, but which one suits yours the best?

7 Images By April 8, 2014

Article

The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015

Article

'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater

In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow's theater experience can't come home soon enough.

By May 22, 2015

Review

Nook GlowLight e-ink e-reader

While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.

By November 7, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating November 7, 2013
Video

Kindle Voyage: Amazon's best e-reader yet

Although it starts at a pricey $199, the Kindle Voyage's slim design, sharper display and even better lighting scheme make it an attractive high-end e-reader.

October 20, 2014

Video

Kindle (2014): Everything you want in an e-reader except a light

Amazon's entry-level $79 Kindle is the company's most affordable touchscreen e-reader to date and is only missing one key feature.

By October 13, 2014