The Nook Surpasses Kindle in Sales for March

In March 2010, the Nook surpassed the Kindle in sales.  So much for all of that hype around the iPad being such a fierce competitor for the Kindle.  The Nook is Barnes and Noble’s e-reader that includes a selection of over a million titles from Barnes and Noble, as well as books from outside resources […]

Kindle Books from March 2009 to May 2010

It has been 14 months since I monitor Kindle book store size on a daily basis. I started it in April 2009. Back then Kindle software 2.0.2 was just released, Amazon was being sued by Discovery Communications and Amazon itself was sending DMCA takedown notes to MobileRead.com, Fujitsu FLEPia was expected to take eReader market […]

Take your nook Shopping!

One of the things that B&N has been advertising since the nook first debuted is an enhanced in-store experience.  With the recently released 1.3 patch, they’ve really delivered.  Here’s how it works:

Take your nook to any B&N store and get access to the store’s hotspot.
Open up the nook’s store browser and find a book you’re […]

2.5 Update Brings Facebook And Twitter to Kindle and Kindle DX

In a fairly timely manner, given the recent impressive nook functionality update, Amazon gives the Kindle a few new features that are actually something to get excited about for once. And a couple that aren’t of course.
One of the more exciting new additions is simply a long overdue organizational concern.  Users will now be […]

Reading the Kindle Can Help You Sleep

For those who enjoy reading in bed, there is a major reason why you should reach for a Kindle instead of an iPad.  Studies show that reading the iPad in bed affects sleeping habits according to a recent article from the Los Angeles Times.  The Kindle and other e-book readers such as Barnes & Noble’s […]

The Kindle Makes a Great Mother’s Day Gift

Amazon is offering free 2 day shipping for the Kindle just in time for Mother’s Day, which is May 9th.  According to Amazon’s advertising campaign, the Kindle is their #1 best selling, gifted and most wished for item on the site.  With the device’s debut in Target April 25, there’s yet another way to get […]

I Never Would Have Thought of That…

I found myself sitting down recently with a relative of a friend of a friend, back on a break during her first year in college, and talking about my enthusiasm for the eReader concept in general and a few of my specific favorite features on the devices I own.  When I mentioned web browsing, after […]