Ebooks

AP

Good News For eBook Lovers

OTTAWA - Four major publishers of electronic books have signed an agreement with the Competition Bureau that is expected to lower prices for consumers by 20 per cent or more.The publishers have agreed...
Alamy

Do We Need Paper Books Any More?

Reading on my smartphone, tablet or e-reader doesn't give me the same thrill as reading an old-fashioned paper book. But why would I stop by the bookstore, or visit the local library, when I can download the latest books in seconds? Does society need paper books any more?
Shutterstock

Rise Ebook, Rise!

TORONTO - Surging ebook sales now represent an estimated 16.3 per cent of the overall book market in Canada, a figure that caught even some industry watchers by surprise.A new report by the non-profit...
Kobo

Kobo Releases Full-Colour Tablet

TORONTO - The Canadian ebook company Kobo is getting into the crowded tablet market and beating a major competitor to the punch.Orders are now being taken for the Kobo Vox, a full-colour seven-inch ta...