The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase the free eBook and audiobook download services from public libraries in Los Angeles! Members of the tour stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to talk about the free events.
Barnes & Noble is launching a lighter, slimmer, cheaper version of its e-reader for $139 — a sign that the book retailer is ready to compete on price with rivals Amazon and Borders.
Barnes & Noble is adding an applications store and an email program to its Nook e-reader. That brings the $249 device closer to working like a tablet computer in the vein of the iPad.