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Kobo Aura H2O is the eBook reader you can drop in the swimming pool

Kobo Aura H2O is the eBook reader you can drop in the swimming pool

By 27 August 2014

Kobo has announced a new version of its top-end eBook reader that you can read near the pool or sea without fear of dropping it. The Kobo Aura H2O is waterproof for up to 30 minutes in one metre of water, so will survive a dunking. It is IP67 certified... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook eBook reader edition tablet now on sale in US

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook eBook reader edition tablet now on sale in US

By 20 August 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a collaborative tablet and eBook reading device from Samsung and Barnes & Noble, is now on sale in the US. Available from Barnes & Noble stores or bn.com, the 7-inch device comes with $200 worth of content at no extra cost.... >>

With Sony quitting the eBook biz, can the new Nook GlowLight take its mantle?

With Sony quitting the eBook biz, can the new Nook GlowLight take its mantle?

By 6 August 2014

Barnes & Noble has re-entered the eBook reader market with its first new device in almost two years, just at a time when major rival Sony announces it is to withdraw completely. The Nook GlowLight is a direct successor to the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight... >>

Nook GlowLight review
4 out of 5

Nook GlowLight review

By 6 August 2014

It's been almost two years since Barnes & Nobile released its last Nook eBook reader in the UK, but is ready to take a second crack at carving a niche for itself in a market dominated by Amazon. The Nook GlowLight is essentially an update to the Nook... >>

Samsung and Barnes & Noble working on new Nook tablet: Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung and Barnes & Noble working on new Nook tablet: Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

By 5 June 2014

After previously revealing that it would look to outsource device manufacturing to third-parties, Barnes & Noble has announced its first hardware partnership for Nook. It is working with Samsung to develop co-branded tablets. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4... >>

Sony Reader Store to close on 16 June, Kobo to supply Reader and Xperia device content

Sony Reader Store to close on 16 June, Kobo to supply Reader and Xperia device content

By 8 May 2014

Kobo has confirmed that it will be supplying the content for Sony Reader and some Sony Xperia devices following the closure of the Sony Reader Store on 16 June. Access to Kobo's platform will be enabled on Sony Reader and Xperia devices in UK, Germany,... >>

Watch Dogs game release to get eBook sequel tie-in on same day

Watch Dogs game release to get eBook sequel tie-in on same day

By 17 April 2014

Watch Dogs will be available for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC from 27 May and its one of the most eagerly anticipated games for all platforms. And has been for some time. Since E3 2012, where it was first teased from inside a cupboard (of sorts),... >>

New Nook colour device planned as Nook sales plummet

New Nook colour device planned as Nook sales plummet

By 26 February 2014

Barnes & Noble's Nook (devices and content) segment saw a decline of 50.4 per cent compared to the same period last year, but there are plans to launch a new Nook colour device in Q1 2015, the company has revealed. Commenting on its Q3 results, Barnes... >>

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

By 30 January 2014

Amazon has slashed £10 off the price of the entry-level Amazon Kindle, meaning you can now pick one up for £59. The entry-level model offers a 6-inch E Ink display and buttons across the bottom for navigation. It comes with Wi-Fi to keep you connected... >>

A week in reviews: 16 - 20 December

A week in reviews: 16 - 20 December

By 21 December 2013

Panic! It's the eve of the week before Christmas and there are plenty of stocking fillers to buy. Which is why this week's reviews have varied from toys to cameras and the rather lovely Kindle Paperwhite. So, go on, fill yer boots. We've been playing... >>