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  • Bookeen's Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader arrives this November
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    Bookeen's Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader arrives this November

    By 9 October 2012

    Claiming to be the “world’s lightest e-reader solution”, Booken has unveiled its new Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight device, arriving in Europe this November. With Amazon and Barnes & Noble both showcasing their own all-seeing, all-doing eReaders,...

  • Bookeen Cybook Orizon: The world's thinnest eBook reader
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    Bookeen Cybook Orizon: The world's thinnest eBook reader

    By 7 December 2010

    The latest eBook reader attempting to cash in on the Christmas shopping season has just been announced by Parisian eBook specialist Bookeen - the Bookeen Cybook Orizon. And, just as with all eBook reader launches, the first question you have to ask is:...

  • Bookeen Cybook Orizon ebook announced
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    Bookeen Cybook Orizon ebook announced

    By 9 January 2010

    Bookeen, the company behind one of the first ebook readers in 1998, has launched its latest offering at CES in Las Vegas. The new model, will be called the Booken Cybook Orizon and will offer a 6-inch ePaper display. It will also be the first Bookeen...

  • Bookeen Cybook Opus ebook reader announced
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    Bookeen Cybook Opus ebook reader announced

    By 24 September 2009

    The growing ebook reader market is due to get decidedly crowded if launches continue apace. This latest launch from French company Bookeen brings the Cybook Opus, the company's fourth-gen ebook reader. Weighing a "featherweight" 150 grams (roughly half...

  • PHOTO: Sony Reader in red
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    PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

    By 28 July 2008

    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
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    Sony takes Reader open with more format support

    By 24 July 2008

    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
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    Sony Reader to get UK launch

    By 23 July 2008

    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 review
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    Bookeen Cybook Gen3 e-book reader review

    By 21 July 2008

    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
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    Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles

    By 16 July 2008

    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?
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    COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?

    By 4 July 2008

    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...