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Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Six of the best e-readers

Six of the best gadgets and gizmos on a theme. This week: Six of the best e-readers and accessories.<p>By Peter Jenkinson<p>There can be no denying that …

Lonely Planet Launches Interactive Ebooks of its ‘Best Trips’ Series on Inkling

Lonely Planet's California's Best Trips on Inkling<p>Experimentation with new formats and technology is key to our success as a travel content provider, …

Amazon pushes forward with Kindle Fire HD’s international expansion

Amazon (s AMZN) is greatly expanding the number of countries where its Kindle Fire HD tablets are available, the company announced Thursday. The …

DRM Lawsuit Filed By Independent Bookstores Against Amazon, 'Big Six' Publishers

Three independent bookstores are taking Amazon and the so-called Big Six publishers (Random House, Penguin, Hachette, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan) to court in an attempt to level the playing field for book retailers. If successful, the lawsuit could completely change how ebooks …

Why Your Library May Not Have the E-Book You Want

by Ursula K. Le Guin<p>While most small presses sell all their books freely and happily to libraries, the “Big Five” publishers continue to be terrified …

Steal This E-Book?

(Photo: Drathus)<p>Digital rights management, or DRM, is a set of technologies used to control piracy. An example is the “Fairplay” system that Apple …

Bye, bye Nook? B&N e-reader makes top 10 list of brands expected to die

Amazon.com may have killed it, and Microsoft may not be able to save it.<p>Yes, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader device, the Nook, is in a precarious …

What is Digital Rights Management?

Online ebook piracy remains a major concern for ebook publishers just as it is for the music industry. Without some form of protection it is very …

DRM

Why virtual lending is a political minefield

Sara Keating borrows some ebooks from her local library<p>Sat, Jun 1, 2013, 01:00<p>The last time I visited my local library more people were sitting on …

Books

A Second Look at the Sony 13.3 Inch e-Reader

The Sony 13.3 inch e-Reader is going to usher in a brand new era of high quality e-Paper that allows for a true PDF experience. Sony has exclusivity …