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Barnes & Noble to ditch in-house Nook tablets, will continue with eBook readers

Barnes & Noble to ditch in-house Nook tablets, will continue with eBook readers

By 25 June 2013

Barnes & Noble has revealed that it is to jettison the idea of releasing follow-ups to its colour tablets, Nook HD and Nook HD+, in favour of licensing the brand to third-party manufacturers. Although Pocket-lint highly rated the two Android-based tablets... >>

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

By 22 May 2013

Amazon has launched a new initiative for promising authors who love to write about TV shows and other licensed properties they adore. Fan fiction is huge on the net, and is often posted on fan sites for free, but Amazon is offering a royalty scheme for... >>

Sony 13.3-inch E Ink Mobius A4 digital notepad captured on camera (video)

Sony 13.3-inch E Ink Mobius A4 digital notepad captured on camera (video)

By 17 May 2013

The Sony prototype digital A4 jotter unveiled on Monday has now been captured on video. Designed with university students in mind and planned for a consumer release before March 2014, the 13.3-inch device is the first to use E Ink Mobius, the tech firm's... >>

Sony 13.3-inch e-ink notepad prototype aims to replace paper in universities

Sony 13.3-inch e-ink notepad prototype aims to replace paper in universities

By 13 May 2013

Sony Japan has revealed a digital paper prototype that it is working on. It's a 13.3-inch slate device with an e-ink touchscreen display and a stylus, so it can be drawn and written on. Its potential, says Sony, is as a replacement in universities for... >>

Microsoft considering $1 billion Nook buyout

Microsoft considering $1 billion Nook buyout

By 9 May 2013

Microsoft is mulling over the idea of buying the troubled digital assets of eBook reader and tablet brand Nook from owner Barnes & Noble and other investors. The price? A cool $1 billion. According to internal documents obtained by Tech Crunch, the software... >>

Nook Simple Touch plummets in price to £29, GlowLight £69

Nook Simple Touch plummets in price to £29, GlowLight £69

By 30 April 2013

Barnes & Noble has slashed the prices of its eBook readers and tablets. You can now get the Nook Simple Touch, its touchscreen Kindle rival, for the unbelievably low price of £29. The Nook Simple Touch GlowLight is only £69, down from £109. And the... >>

Kobo Aura HD pictures and hands-on

Kobo Aura HD pictures and hands-on

By 22 April 2013

Kobo has one of the most complete ecosystems when it comes to reading. With the bookstore, apps and a choice of both E Ink readers and LCD tablets, there are plenty of ways to get reading with Kobo. The Kobo Aura HD is billed as something of an exclusive... >>

Kobo Aura HD has high-resolution 265ppi E Ink display for the discerning reader

Kobo Aura HD has high-resolution 265ppi E Ink display for the discerning reader

By 15 April 2013

Kobo has launched the limited edition Kobo Aura HD, a new reader device that features a 265ppi E Ink display, making it sharper than rival reader devices. Typically ebook readers haven't been hugely sharp. Many have offered a 800 x 600 pixel resolution,... >>

Plants vs Zombies to become series of children's books and eBooks

Plants vs Zombies to become series of children's books and eBooks

By 12 April 2013

Book publisher Penguin Children's has signed a rights deal with PopCap and EA Games to release a series of books and eBooks featuring app sensation Plants vs Zombies. Initially this will result in a Plants vs Zombies Official Guide, sticker book and joke... >>

One day offer on Kindle: £59 and it's yours

One day offer on Kindle: £59 and it's yours

By 4 February 2013

Still haven't got an eBook reader yet and were thinking of doing so? Today - 4 February - would be a good day to consider buying a fifth-generation Kindle as Amazon.co.uk is offering it with a £10 discount, meaning it'll set you back a very reasonable... >>


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