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LG bendable eBook display ready for mass production

LG bendable eBook display ready for mass production

By 29 March 2012

A bendable plastic E-Paper Display could be set to shakeup the eBook industry. LG Display’s plastic E-Paper Display (EPD) is as thin as the protection film found on a smartphone, making it about a third slimmer than existing eBook displays and about... >>

Do we really need tablets and eBook readers?

Do we really need tablets and eBook readers?

By 28 March 2012

Do we really need eBook readers when tablets will do the same and so much more besides? For some, this is a question that perhaps doesn't need asking, but in a quick straw poll around Pocket-lint staff and friends, it seems to be a burning issue. Responses... >>

Amazon Kindle Touch UK release date set for 27 April

Amazon Kindle Touch UK release date set for 27 April

By 27 March 2012

Amazon has announced that it is launching the Amazon Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G in the UK, following the debuts of the touchscreen-enabled e-book readers in the US last year. The new UK models will be identical to the US versions, but will feature... >>

Harry Potter hits Kindle at last

Harry Potter hits Kindle at last

By 27 March 2012

JK Rowling has finally made available digital editions of all seven books in her best-selling Harry Potter series. Available in both EPUB and MOBI file formats, it is the first time the collection can be bought and downloaded (legally, at least) to Amazon... >>

Kobo Vox review
2.5 out of 5

Kobo Vox review

By 15 March 2012

The Kobo Vox eReader is a 7-inch Android tablet looking to offer the same sort of experience as the Kindle Fire in the US. With the Kindle enjoying successes State-side, Kobo is looking to replicate that, and bring reading and wider multimedia capabilities... >>

Full colour Amazon Kindle Touch eBook reader coming 2012

Full colour Amazon Kindle Touch eBook reader coming 2012

By 21 February 2012

Amazon is to launch a full-colour version of its touchscreen Kindle eBook reader later this year. E Ink, the electronic paper display manufacturer, says it has received orders from the retail giant to supply 6-inch full-colour, touch-enabled reader modules,... >>

Koobe Mirasol ereader adds colour to Taiwan

Koobe Mirasol ereader adds colour to Taiwan

By 31 January 2012

Mirasol colour ereaders are like buses. You wait around ages for one and then two come along one after the other. Hot on the heels of the Kyobo eReader, we now have another Asian entrant by way of the Koobe Jin Yong Reader, which has been announced over... >>

Amazon Kindle is UK's most unused Christmas present

Amazon Kindle is UK's most unused Christmas present

By 20 January 2012

The Amazon Kindle may have topped the sales charts in the UK this Christmas, but it now heads up an entirely new, but not as renowned list. As well as being the Brits' most sought after Chrimbo present, it's also the most unused. A survey conducted by... >>

New 'Send to Kindle': Non-book PC files to your Amazon ereader

New 'Send to Kindle': Non-book PC files to your Amazon ereader

By 13 January 2012

Kindle has announced its new "Send to Kindle" software for the PC which attempts to make it super-easy to send PC files to your Kindle. This has been possible previously using your Send-to-Kindle email address, but that involves a little messing around. ... >>

Kyobo eReader pictures and hands-on

Kyobo eReader pictures and hands-on

By 12 January 2012

The Qualcomm Mirasol has turned up for a bow in the shape of the Kyobo eReader at CES 2012. Kyobo is Korea’s leading bookstore and will give owners of the 5.7-inch device access to 90,000 ebooks including the Steve Jobs biography, a month before any... >>