eBook readers archive

  • CES 2011 news catchup: SE Xperia Arc hands on and CES tablet launches so far
    Gaming

    CES 2011 news catchup: SE Xperia Arc hands on and CES tablet launches so far

    By 6 January 2011

    If you're looking for all the top stories from CES 2011 in Las Vegas then look no firther as Pocket-lint has brought together all the big news from the previous day. We've got some great hands-on action of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc smartphone with...

  • CES 2011 news catchup: Asus launches host of tablets, Sony Ericsson phone leaked and more
    Gaming

    CES 2011 news catchup: Asus launches host of tablets, Sony Ericsson phone leaked and more

    By 5 January 2011

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has begun and launches are beginning to burst forth from its depths at a frightening pace. So for a quick and easy way to get your CES news fix you're in exactly the right place. Pocket-lint has compiled a list of links...

  • OverDrive Media Console brings free ebooks to Android and iPhone
    Gadgets

    OverDrive Media Console brings free ebooks to Android and iPhone

    By 4 January 2011

    OverDrive has released an app for iOS and Android that offers access to DRM-protected EPUB ebooks from your local library, for free.  OverDrive is a digital content delivery platform sitting behind many public libraries and schools, and is the service...

  • CES 2011: The latest news, previews, photos, and more
    Gaming

    CES 2011: The latest news, previews, photos, and more

    By 2 January 2011

    The world's biggest tech show is about to start in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint will be there live, covering all the news as it happens so you know what's what. CES in Las Vegas sees a whopping 2500 exhibitors from 140 countries trying to lure us with their...

  • 2010: A year in review, November
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, November

    By 31 December 2010

    After the tsunami of gadgets that washed up on our pages over, well, the rest of the year really, November 2010 was quite a pleasant time to take a closer look at the few that were afforded a big launch that month - as well as some of the sillier news...

  • Amazon Kindle Book Lending opens up
    Online

    Amazon Kindle Book Lending opens up

    By 31 December 2010

    Amazon has opened up a new free service, Kindle Book Lending, which allows owners of eBooks bought from the site to share them with their friends and family. At present the new service is only available on Amazon.com, but is expected to roll-out across...

  • 2010: A year in review, September
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, September

    By 30 December 2010

    One often looks at CES and January as the biggest moments in the tech calendar but there’s no doubt that 2010 was all about September. The month started with a bang as this year’s IFA show in Berlin caught the beginning of autumn rather than the end...

  • 2010: A year in review, May
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, May

    By 28 December 2010

    The world was aflutter with pre-World Cup fever in May 2010. The competition wasn’t due to start until the following month but that didn’t stop the retailers coming up with as many football related tech deals as they could think of. It also meant...

  • Amazon details Christmas shopping figures
    Online

    Amazon details Christmas shopping figures

    By 26 December 2010

    Amazon has released some details into why it had such a bumper month in the run up to Christmas. According to Amazon, orders for over 2.3 million items were received on Amazon.co.uk on its busiest day in the run up to Christmas (Monday 6th December) this...

  • 2010: A year in review, February
    Gaming

    2010: A year in review, February

    By 26 December 2010

    February might be a small month as far as the calendar goes but in tech world it’s a big ‘un. With the mobile phone one of the hottest gadgets out there these days, Barcelona took centre stage in 2010 as it does every year when Mobile World Congress...

  • How to explain technology to your family at Christmas
    Laptops

    How to explain technology to your family at Christmas

    By 23 December 2010

    You are the techno-gadget person in your family. There’s no two ways about it. You definitely are. That’s why you’re here at Pocket-lint in the first place. So as the expert, naturally you’re going to be the first port of call for any IT problem,...

  • How to bluff technology to your Christmas guests
    Home Cinema

    How to bluff technology to your Christmas guests

    By 22 December 2010

    Christmas is a time for giving and sharing. It’s also a time for total confusion for the non-tech savvy. Each and every time they get another year older and another whole 12 months further adrift of what the world of technology is up to. Christmas Day...

  • Amazon shifts 8 million Kindles in 2010
    Online

    Amazon shifts 8 million Kindles in 2010

    By 22 December 2010

    So much for the iPad being a Kindle-killer. Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Amazon is on course to have sold a whopping 8 million of its ebook reading devices in 2010 - at least 60 per cent more devices than was predicted. The 8 million figure...

  • Apple iBooks gets colourful update
    Apps

    Apple iBooks gets colourful update

    By 15 December 2010

    Apple has quietly wheeled out version 1.2 of its official eBook reading app, iBooks. The update brings with it a new focus on illustrated books with 100 new children's titles, cookbooks and photography books released containing rich and colourful content....

  • CES 2011: Five gadgets we know will be coming
    Laptops

    CES 2011: Five gadgets we know will be coming

    By 14 December 2010

    With the end of December just around the corner, it can only mean one thing - it’s nearly CES! Yes, the annual Las Vegas tech binge will be taking place from 6-9 January 2011 and, as ever, Pocket-lint will be there to bring back the sights and sounds...

  • Kinstant-ly improve your Amazon Kindle browser
    Online

    Kinstant-ly improve your Amazon Kindle browser

    By 14 December 2010

    The Amazon Kindle is a wondrous thing when it comes to eBook reading, of that there is no denying. But, when you fancy a quick surf on the world-wide-web, it isn't exactly the most suitable device. Despite having a full QWERTY keyboard, it is a bit tiresome...

  • Asus Eee Note   review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Asus Eee Note review

    By 14 December 2010

    There’s no doubt that ebook readers have become a hit, especially the Amazon Kindle, but most of the ebook readers are fairly limited as to what you can use them for beyond what they’ve been designed to do. Enter the Asus Eee Note, not an ebook reader,...

  • Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on
    Tablets

    Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

    By 10 December 2010

    Asus' Eee Note EA800 is an interesting proposition. Not quite a tablet (it's mono for starters) and more than an ebook reader, it fits into a category all of its own. Indeed, the sketch tablet, or note pad, may not be bought by those interested in the...

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

    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:...

  • Product of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...
    Phones

    Product of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 7 December 2010

    Well, this is the big one. Here at Pocket-lint, we've seen a hell of a lot of products over the last year - some good, some bad and some, very, very ugly. We've trawled through our review vaults to whittle down the gigantic list of gadgets, leaving only...

  • Google takes on Kindle and co. with Google eBooks
    Online

    Google takes on Kindle and co. with Google eBooks

    By 6 December 2010

    Google Editions has landed, under the more user friendly moniker Google eBooks. "Today is the first page in a new chapter of our mission to improve access to the cultural and educational treasures we know as books", said Abraham Murray, product manager...

  • BeBook Club review
    Online 3 out of 5

    BeBook Club review

    By 3 December 2010

    The BeBook Club is a pared-down version of the BeBook Neo - minus the Wi-Fi connectivity and sporting a redesigned navigation control. The device boasts a 6-inch E-Ink display with an 800 x 600-pixel resolution and a rather average 8 levels of grey. The...

  • 12 Days of Christmas: Amazon Kindle 3G + Wi-Fi
    Gadgets

    12 Days of Christmas: Amazon Kindle 3G + Wi-Fi

    By 1 December 2010

    Ho, ho and ho again. Welcome to Christmas on Pocket-lint. Yes, we said it. It’s a dirty word and to many is all about the stress of having to find the time, energy, cash and idea of what to buy before it’s too late. Well don’t you worry. We’re...

  • Google Editions set for ebook assault
    Online

    Google Editions set for ebook assault

    By 1 December 2010

    Google's ebook store venture, Google Editions, is finally set for an official launch after failing to meet its summer deadline. The platform should go live in the US by the end of this year, with an international roll-out planned for the first quarter...

  • Sharp Galapagos ebook tablets priced and dated
    Tablets

    Sharp Galapagos ebook tablets priced and dated

    By 29 November 2010

    Sharp has announced that the Galapagos ebook-based tablet will go on sale in Japan on 10 December. The tablet will be available in two sizes and run via Android (version unconfirmed, although we've heard conflicting reports mentioning 2.1 or 2.2), although...