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Amazon Kindle Touch 3G
4.5 out of 5

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G

By 24 April 2012

It wasn't all that long ago that we reviewed the new Kindle. As you might imagine, we loved it. This is, after all, the best known and best designed ebook reader on the market. It's simple, cheap, and pretty much single-purpose. What it does, it does... >>

UK Kindle Touch starts shipping week early

UK Kindle Touch starts shipping week early

By 20 April 2012

Those in the UK who pre-ordered the Kindle Touch or Kindle Touch 3G have been getting a nice surprise today, as Amazon has released the devices a week earlier than anticipated. Originally slated to be in stock from 27 April, the new eBook readers are... >>

Kobo stores coming to WHSmith shops across the UK

Kobo stores coming to WHSmith shops across the UK

By 20 April 2012

Kobo, the Japanese ereading company, has announced that it is going to be opening up Kobo stores within 100 WHSmith shops across the UK. Kobo hardware has been sold through WHSmith on the high street, with the bookseller recently moving its online ebook... >>

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... >>


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