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China's Hanvon aims for Europe with e-readers

Chinese e-reader maker Hanvon Technology is trying to sell more of its devices in Europe and the U.S.

DMC Copia e-readers have something for everyone

DMC plans to unleash a bevy of e-reader options on the world by June.

Entourage eDge: Coolest textbook ever

This dual-screen e-reader is aimed squarely at the education market, and the company’s deal with textbook makers like McGraw-Hill underscores its emphasis on students.

Blio e-book platform: no reader (yet), but great graphics

Does the world need yet another e-book platform? Blio is another e-bok platform based on Microsoft technology.

Quick hands-on with Que and Skiff e-book readers

First impressions of the new e-book readers from Plastic Logic and Skiff.

Macworld at CES: Products catching our eye

The International Consumer Electronics Show has kicked off in Las Vegas, and Macworld is on the scene. Dan Frakes and Christopher Breen spent Wednesday night at the Digital Experience, keeping an eye peeled for gear that's sure to interest Mac, iPhone, and iPod users.

Insanely bad: Ten Apple duds of the decade

As great a decade Apple may have had, not every product to come out of Cupertino hit its mark. Simon Jary of PC Advisor in the UK looks at 10 Apple duds from the past 10 years.

Apple victory in iPod hearing lawsuit upheld

A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that Apple's iPods could lead to hearing loss, ruling that the plaintiffs offered no evidence the music players are defective.

Review roundup: E-book readers

The number of high-quality e-readers available is mushrooming. We tested seven and gave our highest marks to one that might surprise you.

Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600

With the addition of ePub support, the Sony Reader Touch Edition shapes up as a formidable competitor to Amazon's Kindles.

Barnes and Noble Nook

Poky performance issues prevent us from making an unqualified recommendation of this e-book reader.

Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

The Sony Reader Pocket Edition delivers mainstream e-book features in a highly portable package at a great price.

Interead Cool-ER

From its aspirational brand name to its hip tinted metallic case, Interead's Cool-ER e-book reader clearly strives to distinguish itself from the black-and-gray competition

Foxit eSlick Reader

This e-book reader is curiously named because the e-book reader is decidedly unslick, with a utilitarian appearance that lacks the elegance of competing e-book readers.

Astak EZ Reader PocketPro

The Astak EZReader PocketPro has lots of great features for its price, but they don't make up for poor font options and subpar usability.