Is e-reader sounding paperback`s death knell?

Paperbacks may be fighting a losing battle against e-books, with their sales down by 25 percent, a new finding says.

`One-fifth of US adults read e-books as market booms`

One in five American adults read an electronic book in the last year, as gift-giving sped the shift away from the printed page, a Pew Research Center survey showed on Wednesday.

`Solar jacket` lets Kindle last forever

A solar Kindle case lets readers "top up" their gadget simply by leaving it in the sun.