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Amazon Kindle sold out way past Christmas

Amazon Kindle sold out way past Christmas

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Those Stateside who've not yet started their Christmas shopping and were hoping to nab a Kindle for a loved one are right out of luck. It seems for the second year running Amazon has run out of stock of the device in the crucial "holiday" period. Last... >>

Widget.com launches BeBook e-book reader

Widget.com launches BeBook e-book reader

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Widget.com has announced the UK release of the BeBook, described as "the latest" in portable eBook readers. The BeBook measures 184 x 120 x 10mm, weighs 220 grams and has a 600 x 800 6-inch display that uses Vizplex E-Ink technology. Offering one-handed... >>

John Lewis offers exclusive red Sony Reader

John Lewis offers exclusive red Sony Reader

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We've seen the red version launch in the States, but it seems department store giant John Lewis will offer the rouge version in the UK. Available exclusively to John Lewis, the red Reader offers the same functionality as the standard model, and is priced... >>

Mills & Boon launches e-books

Mills & Boon launches e-books

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Mills & Boon is making a "major commitment" to e-book publishing with the decision to make dozens of new titles available as digital downloads every month. The romance fiction company admits that one of the main benefits to e-book publishing is that customers... >>

Kindle will not see UK launch this year

Kindle will not see UK launch this year

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The UK will not see the launch of the Amazon Kindle e-book reader this year. Brian McBride, the managing director of Amazon in the UK, has told trade publication "The Bookseller" that we won't see the device that was launched back in November 2007 in... >>

Vodafone launches "Books on Mobile!"

Vodafone launches "Books on Mobile!"

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Vodafone has announced the launch of "Books on Mobile!" a new entertainment channel in conjunction with GoSpoken.com. Using GoSpoken.com, Vodafone customers can download audio - or in the next two weeks e-book versions - of the latest blockbusters or... >>

Next-gen Amazon Kindle pics leaked

Next-gen Amazon Kindle pics leaked

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Despite denials from Amazon's chief spokesperson to the contrary, it seems the etailing giant is indeed prepping a new model of its e-book reader. US blog Boy Genius Report has received a set of images from a tipster that shows the second-gen device in... >>

Sony launches new PRS-700 Reader

Sony launches new PRS-700 Reader

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Sony has announced a new version of its Reader Digital Book that gets a touchscreen and a built-in light. The new model, the PRS-700, will be offered alongside the existing PRS-505 in the States in November. Described as "svelte and stylish", the newest... >>

Sony offers James Bond-themed gadgets

Sony offers James Bond-themed gadgets

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Sony has announced a US promo called "Mission for a Million" for the new James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" in which people can compete to win a million dollars in a spy-like game. In addition to the comp, Sony is to offer limited edition licensed 007... >>

iRex 1000 series digital reader launches

iRex 1000 series digital reader launches

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iRex Technologies has officially launched the iRex 1000 series Digital Reader. iRex currently offers the iLiad and iLiad Book Edition for consumers, but says the new device is aimed at business professionals. The iRex 1000 series is said to offer "superior... >>