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Borders to launch new ebook reader, store platform with Kobo

Borders to launch new ebook reader, store platform with Kobo

By 16 December 2009

In the States Borders has announced its plans to launch new ebook readers next year, aimed at reaching readers who buy "a couple of books a year". As well as hardware, the US retail giant is to offer an accompanying online store, powered by Kobo, a spin-off... >>

Apple iTablet becomes iPad then outed in Borders survey

Apple iTablet becomes iPad then outed in Borders survey

By 15 August 2009

More fuel to the Apple iTablet rumours have appeared as the Internet goes fever-pitch over will-they won't-they. The latest? Borders are asking friends of the US bookstore about eReaders as they gather information about how to fend off Barnes and Noble... >>

Elonex launches e-book reader through Borders

Elonex launches e-book reader through Borders

By 30 June 2009

Borders has announced that it'll be selling a new e-reader from Elonex, called the ebook. It's been specially developed for Borders, and is aiming directly at the Sony Reader. It comes packed with 512MB of memory - enough for approximately 1000 eBooks... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Borders' special offer on all eBooks

Daily Tech Deal: Borders' special offer on all eBooks

By 2 June 2009

Today's tech deal takes a literary flavour with Borders' announcement that it will be selling more than 45,000 digital book titles from its just revamped online store. Available in ePub and PDF format the store is currently offering a buy one get one... >>

Borders launches Podcast series

Borders launches Podcast series

By 1 August 2008

Borders UK has announced that it is broadcasting a new audio podcast series. Available fortnightly, the podcast features interviews with authors, musicians and film stars, live music, competitions and offers, as well as news about new book releases. The... >>

Borders launching iLiad e-book reader

Borders launching iLiad e-book reader

By 7 May 2008

Borders has announced that it has teamed up with Philips off-shoot iRex Technologies to sell the newly introduced iLiad Book Edition e-book reader in some of its stores. Borders will be the first high street retailer in the UK to showcase the product,... >>

Borders will send the first chapter of a book to your mobile phone

Borders will send the first chapter of a book to your mobile phone

By 10 July 2007

Thanks to Borders new mobile marketing campaign, readers can now download book samples to try before they buy. This new initiative will see Borders becoming the world’s first book retailer to distribute book content direct to mobiles. Using a mobile... >>

Borders ditch Amazon.com partnership

Borders ditch Amazon.com partnership

By 26 March 2007

Borders, the US book store, has said that it plans to launch its own online store finishing its current relationship with Amazon.com The move comes as the bookstore has announced loses of £77 million last year and the sale of its book stores in the UK... >>

Sony Portable Reader System finally available for pre-order

Sony Portable Reader System finally available for pre-order

By 27 September 2006

Sony’s Portable Reader System PRS-500 is finally up on the company’s Sony-Style website for sale. It is due to ship on or before 31st October for $349.99. The device is an electronic reader designed to be carried instead of a book. Built around E-Ink... >>

Sony team up with Borders to sell e-reader

By 4 April 2006

Sony and the book store Borders today announced an agreement to make the Sony Reader available through about 200 Borders stores in the US. The move shows how aggressive Sony is to have the electronic e-reader taken seriously amongst the book reading fraternity... >>


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