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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. ... >>

Sony Reader PRS-T2 brings Evernote to the table for cloud storage

Sony Reader PRS-T2 brings Evernote to the table for cloud storage

By 16 August 2012

Sony has tweaked its Reader device, adding cloud storage and a more powerful battery as it looks to take on other ebook readers. The Sony Reader PRS-T2 is a follow-up to 2011’s PRS-T1 but comes with a couple of important adjustments that demand we put... >>

BeBook unveils the Pure, the world's thinnest E Ink eReader

BeBook unveils the Pure, the world's thinnest E Ink eReader

By 13 August 2012

The lack of a touchscreen might put off some, but if you’re on the lookout for an eReader device that won’t break the bank, then the BeBook Pure at £69 could be worth a look. The BeBook Pure is the thinnest ever E Ink eReader, measuring a svelte... >>

Amazon: Kindle Books now outselling print

Amazon: Kindle Books now outselling print

By 6 August 2012

Amazon.co.uk has announced that Kindle books are outselling print, both paper and hardback, through the online retailer. The figure the company puts on the sales are 114 Kindle books to every 100 print books sold. The Kindle was introduced to the UK in... >>

Kobo now available in multiple languages as Android app goes international

Kobo now available in multiple languages as Android app goes international

By 3 August 2012

Kobo has made its Android app available to a wider global audience by introducing five new languages to its ebook reading experience.  Along with English, the Kobo app is now available in French, Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch all of which get the... >>

How to get free Kindle books

How to get free Kindle books

By 19 July 2012

A Kindle is a wonderful thing. It is the iPod of books, a means to transport the British Library around in your pocket. It can also be an expensive hobby. Just like iTunes or any other content platform, getting conventional Kindle books is going to cost... >>

Kindle sales dramatically increase in light of Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon

Kindle sales dramatically increase in light of Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon

By 12 July 2012

Electrical high street retailer Comet is claiming the nation’s Fifty Shades of Grey obsession has led to a 71 per cent increase in sales of Kindle devices. The trilogy of books that has got women (and some men) hot under the collar on account of its... >>

UK hotel replaces leather bound Bibles with Amazon Kindles

UK hotel replaces leather bound Bibles with Amazon Kindles

By 3 July 2012

Hotel Indigo in Newcastle has replaced its traditional Bible books with Kindle equivalents in every one of its 148 guest rooms. Each reader contains a pre-loaded digital edition of the "good book". In addition, guests who practise other religions can... >>

Amazon buys 3D mapping software, with next-gen Kindle Fire to benefit

Amazon buys 3D mapping software, with next-gen Kindle Fire to benefit

By 3 July 2012

Amazon has made moves into the navigation world after purchasing a new start-up company that specialises in 3D mapping. The acquisition of UpNext could signal Amazon’s intentions to load its next Kindle Fire device with native mapping navigation apps. ... >>