Week In Review: Apple Downloads; Borders Sale; Sony eReaders


Labor Day weekend is here. As you head out to enjoy the last long weekend of summer, here is a roundup of this week’s highlights in eBook news.

Apple said that 35 million books have been downloaded through iTunes.

Borders dropped the price on Kobos and Libres and started preselling Velocity tablets.

Staples said they would start selling Kindles.

Sony showed off its new eReaders in a video.

The Galaxy tablet arrived at IFA.

Kaplan extended its free digital textbook promotion.

Searches on the term ‘Kindle’ are up in the UK.

Ray Kurzweil’s Blio may be coming next month.