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PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

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Here's a pic of Sony's special edition red Reader that will come pre-loaded in the States with the new ebook reading software. Here in the UK, the Reader has gone on pre-order for £199 at Waterstones. >>

Sony takes Reader open with more format support

Sony takes Reader open with more format support

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Sony has announced that its Reader digital book - soon to launch in the UK - will be the first ebook reading device to support the EPUB format, the International Digital Publishing Forum’s XML-based standard format for digital books and publications.... >>

Sony Reader to get UK launch

Sony Reader to get UK launch

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Beating Amazon's Kindle to the UK market, Sony has announced the launch of its new Reader that will go on sale in Britain in conjunction with Waterstones. The second-gen gadget from Sony, the PRS-505 Reader is smaller than a hardback, has memory to store... >>

Bookeen Cybook Gen3 e-book reader
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Bookeen Cybook Gen3 e-book reader

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The Amazon Kindle might be the e-book reader that everyone knows, but as it is not available to anyone outside the US, readers in the UK have got to use something else. Is the Booken Cybook Gen3 the answer? We get reading to find out. Roughly the size... >>

Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles

Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles

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Although here in the UK we are yet to be graced with even the first Amazon Kindle electronic book reader, reports are coming in suggesting the e-commerce company is prepping two new, next-gen models of the device. Crunchgear has it from an Amazon insider... >>

COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?

COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?

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With the announcement that universities in the US are looking to distribute textbooks via e-books rather than the tower of paper we were all used to, is it time for the e-book to make its way into the mainstream? But who are the runners and riders, what... >>