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Tablets more popular than e-readers among e-book crowd

One third of people polled by Pew Internet own an e-book reading device, though tablets get the nod over dedicated e-readers.

By December 27, 2012

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Each week, Iyaz Akhtar scours CNET's sites to see what people are looking at and talking about, and then counts down the most popular trends in tech. From the most popular products to must have gadgets to the most downloaded software, Iyaz brings a witty, informative look at each week's list.


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


The perfect password? You've put your finger on it

From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.

By August 31, 2015


Reading Rainbow knows happily ever after

From CNET Magazine: Actor and entrepreneur LeVar Burton, host of the beloved "Reading Rainbow" TV show-turned-iPad app, is putting interactive books and video field trips on more devices than ever -- thanks to readers like you. It's quite a story.

By July 22, 2015


Appeals court rules Apple conspired with e-book publishers

The company must now pay $450 million as part of a settlement, but it maintains it did nothing wrong.

By June 30, 2015


Amazon makes Echo voice assistant available to the masses

It had been available on an invite-only basis. Starting next month, anyone can bring it home, with devices shipping out for $180.

By June 23, 2015


George Lucas stars in his own comic book

Follow the life of the director -- from his harrowing car crash as a teen to his "Star Wars" success -- in a new biography comic from Bluewater Productions.

By April 28, 2015


Amazon's Whispercast expands to thousands of schools

The company's two-year-old platform for sharing e-books and other materials across thousands of school tablets and laptops also got an upgrade, with more tools for teachers.

By April 28, 2015


E-ink turns one pair of shoes into many shoes

Volvorii is a pair of chic heels with an embedded e-ink panel that can be programmed with patterns to match your outfit.

By March 18, 2015


13 things you need to know about the FCC's Net neutrality regulation

Having trouble digesting all 400 pages of the FCC's Net neutrality order? Have no fear, CNET's Marguerite Reardon is here to tell you what you really need to know.

By March 14, 2015