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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... >>

SolarKindle e-reader cover shines on

SolarKindle e-reader cover shines on

By 9 January 2012

As Liam Gallagher once claimed; You can wait for a lifetime to spend your days in the sunshine. But by the time you that, your Kindle would've run out of juice. Luckily for you, SolarFocus Technology has unleashed the SolarKindle over in Vegas at CES... >>

Kindle and iPad dominated Christmas stockings

Kindle and iPad dominated Christmas stockings

By 4 January 2012

It seems that the UK had itself a merry Kindle Christmas, with Amazon's massively successful ebook reader being the most gifted tech-based product. A staggering one in every 40 adults in Britain woke up to find an ebook reader under the tree on Christmas... >>

Over 4 million Kindles sold in December, Kindle Fire tops list

Over 4 million Kindles sold in December, Kindle Fire tops list

By 29 December 2011

Amazon has revealed that over 1 million Kindles were sold each week in December, with the Kindle Fire tablet being the top selling product on Amazon.com for Christmas. In addition, gifting of Kindle books was up by 175 per cent on Amazon.com year on year,... >>

Queen's Speech lights Kindles on Christmas Day

Queen's Speech lights Kindles on Christmas Day

By 22 December 2011

Amazon is hoping that it will be an Annus Kindlebilis, as the Queen's traditional Christmas Day speech is to land in ebook format for the first time. The Kindle version of HRH's speech will hit the Kindle Store after she has made the official address... >>

Andy McNab sets sights on Kobo in WHSmith ebook war

Andy McNab sets sights on Kobo in WHSmith ebook war

By 21 December 2011

The WHSmith ebook store has seen some unexpected excitement today, as both Kobo and Andy McNab emailed WHSmith ebook customers to inform them of changes, and push people towards their respective services. You'll excuse the excitement of the headline (and... >>

Kindle for iPad and iPhone update brings Kindle Fire-like features

Kindle for iPad and iPhone update brings Kindle Fire-like features

By 21 December 2011

The Kindle iPhone and iPad apps have been given a major overhaul, with Amazon updating the iOS app to version 2.9 and bringing in new Kindle Fire-like features in time for the Christmas season. The iPad version gets a new design for magazines, and users... >>

Nook Color takes on Amazon with Netflix movies

Nook Color takes on Amazon with Netflix movies

By 12 December 2011

If you thought that Barnes & Noble had cast the original Nook Color out into the wilderness following the launch of the Nook Tablet then think again because the year-old ebook reader come tablet has just seen its biggest software update yet - adding Netflix... >>

Product of the year 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

Product of the year 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

By 27 November 2011

Our final round of nominees for the prestigious 8th Pocket-lint Awards finishes today with the blue ribbon category itself - Product of the Year 2011. Let's face it, we've written about a hell of a lot in the last 12 months and we've seen some absolute... >>