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Sony takes on Amazon with own online eBook shop, Reader Store UK

Sony takes on Amazon with own online eBook shop, Reader Store UK

By 16 April 2012

Sony has entered the eBook retail market with the launch of Reader Store UK, a one-stop shop for the purchase of digital editions of old and new fiction and non-fiction books. However, while it has an online presence to browse and search for books, purchasing... >>

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight lights up your bedroom reading

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight lights up your bedroom reading

By 12 April 2012

The week started with rumours that the next Amazon Kindle would have a glowing display to allow users to read in the dark. It has ended with Barnes & Noble announcing just that: the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight. The new eBook Reader will cost $139... >>

iPhone 5 searched for more than iPhone 4S - Kindle beats them both

iPhone 5 searched for more than iPhone 4S - Kindle beats them both

By 11 April 2012

More people are searching Google for the iPhone 5 than the iPhone 4S, but "Kindle" and "BlackBerry" are far more popular than either. A study on the most-important search terms in the brown goods sector has been published by Greenlight, a company specialising... >>

Could the next Kindle feature a front-lit display?

Could the next Kindle feature a front-lit display?

By 9 April 2012

Amazon’s next-generation Kindle could feature a front-lit display, tackling one of the common complaints that ebook readers can't be read in the dark. Technology blog TechCrunch claims to have seen a prototype version of the device and, despite only... >>

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
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Kobo Vox

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,... >>