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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite reader arrives to brighten your day, but UK will miss out

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite reader arrives to brighten your day, but UK will miss out

By 6 September 2012

Amazon has pronounced the arrival of the latest in its series of Kindle ebook readers. The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite has plenty going to talk about but the part you’ll want to know about most of all is, yes, it does have a light. This front-lit, not... >>

Amazon Kindle price drop: Now just $69 in the USA, shipping 14 September

Amazon Kindle price drop: Now just $69 in the USA, shipping 14 September

By 6 September 2012

Amazon has reduced the price of it's entry-level Kindle ebook reader to just $69 in the US, following the announcement of a new illuminated ebook reader that has a screen suitable for reading when the lights are out.  US customers keen to get in on... >>

Did Amazon reveal two new tablets during American Football game? (video)

Did Amazon reveal two new tablets during American Football game? (video)

By 6 September 2012

Amazon may have just teased a host of American Football fans with two new devices after the company aired a new commercial during the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys game. The one-minute long advert appears to give a glimpse at what seems to be a backlit... >>

Kobo Mini puts ereading in your pocket, won't cost a packet

Kobo Mini puts ereading in your pocket, won't cost a packet

By 6 September 2012

The Kobo Mini wants to win a place in your pocket, offering a smaller format ebook reader at an even smaller price. If squeezing 6-inches of ereader into your pocket is just too much, then the Kobo Mini's 5-inches might put a smile on your face, measuring... >>

Kobo Glo lets you e-read in the dark, go where Kindle can't

Kobo Glo lets you e-read in the dark, go where Kindle can't

By 6 September 2012

Kobo has announced a new ebook reader, the Kobo Glo. As the name suggests, it offers display illumination so you'll be able to read in the dark. Called ComfortLight,  the tech offers an adjustable front-light, so you'll be able to read day or night,... >>

Could Amazon Kindle smartphone use E-Ink prototype?

Could Amazon Kindle smartphone use E-Ink prototype?

By 31 August 2012

E-Ink, the company behind much of the technology in eBook readers, has been demonstrating a new form of its screen tech that could lend itself perfectly to smartphones. The E-Ink mobile prototypes were shown behind closed doors at the IFA consumer electronics... >>

New Kindle Paperwhite leaked ahead of 6 September Amazon event

New Kindle Paperwhite leaked ahead of 6 September Amazon event

By 31 August 2012

It is widely expected that Amazon will launch a new version of the Kindle Fire at its forthcoming press event in San Diego on 6 September. A picture of the Kindle Fire 2 has even made it on to the 'net (although there are now reports that it may be of... >>

Barnes & Noble Nook UK invasion gathers apace - Foyles, Argos and Blackwell's join John Lewis

Barnes & Noble Nook UK invasion gathers apace - Foyles, Argos and Blackwell's join John Lewis

By 30 August 2012

After announcing that John Lewis will be carrying the Barnes & Noble Nook family of eBook readers in the UK, the US company has now revealed several other big-name stores that will be selling the devices from "this autumn". Like the John Lewis high street... >>

John Lewis to start selling Nook eBook readers from October

John Lewis to start selling Nook eBook readers from October

By 28 August 2012

UK high street retailer John Lewis is to be the first store to officially stock Barnes & Noble Nook eBook readers on these shores. The chain will sell the devices from October, both in-store and online. Barnes & Noble's Nook eBook readers have long been... >>

Barnes & Noble Nook coming to UK in October

Barnes & Noble Nook coming to UK in October

By 20 August 2012

The Nook system is heading to the UK this Autumn, following the announcement of international expansion from Barnes & Noble. The move into the UK will include both the physical hardware devices as well as the content through the new online store at Nook.co.uk. ... >>