13 Perfect Summer Beach Reads For 2021Summer's here -- and so is the summer beach read. With the extra time on hand, there's nothing better than picking out a new book to escape into.
Amazon To Release $50 Tablet In Time For The HolidaysAmazon is coming out with a tablet that costs half the price of its current Fire HD, and a fraction of the cost of Apple's iPad.
McDonald's Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy TalentMcDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco's Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.
Larry Magid: First Flight With New FAA Rules I just arrived in Washington D.C. after my first flight since the FAA changed their rules that allow passengers to keep using their electronic devices during takeoff and landing.
Amazon Launches Kindle Content Subscription Service For ChildrenAmazon is launching a subscription service for children's games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.
Staples 2nd Major Retailer To Sell Google’s Nexus 7 TabletStaples office supply stores will sell the Nexus 7, a computer tablet that Google designed to compete against the Kindle Fire and iPad.
Father's Day Gift Guide For All BudgetsFather's Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret; CBS Local did the browsing for you. Find dad-friendly gifts for any budget.
Tech Report: How To Use That New iPad Or KindleWith Christmas just past, there are a lot of people out there who may have some new device . . . but not much idea how to use it.
Tech Report: Smaller iPad In The Works?With the success of Amazon's Kindle, some analysts are speculating that the company will introduce a 7-inch version of the iPad.
Tech Watch: Amazon Launches Library For E-BooksAmazon has launched a digital library for Kindle users in which customers can check out free e-books, but with a catch.
Amazon Takes Aim At iPad Market With Kindle Models Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday showed off the Kindle Fire, a $199 tablet computer, challenging Apple’s iPad by extending its Kindle brand into the world of full-color, multipurpose devices.
Tech Watch: Amazon Expected To Unveil New TabletCNET editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said Amazon is the latest company to jump into the tablet market and has a decent chance at competing with Apple's iPad.
Borders Ready To Turn Page On Book Chain’s Final ChapterThe location of one of the last Borders bookstores still open in the Bay Area, directly across from the Apple store on University Ave., seems an obvious answer to why the chain hopes to close all of its remaining stores by the end of the week.
Tech Report: Amazon E-Books Outselling Print BooksAmazon says that for the first time, it's selling more e-books than printed books. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the online retailer is selling 105 Kindle books for every 100 print books they sell and that doesn’t include the free Kindle books that people are reading.
Tech Report: Amazon's New KindleAmazon's newest edition of the Kindle e-book reader is less expensive than the original. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the catch is, it has ads.