Sony Reader archive

  • Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo
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    Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo

    By 6 February 2014

    Starting next month, Sony will begin closing the doors on its Sony Reader Store for eBooks in the US and Canada. Sony's Reader and Xperia tablet and smartphone users will not be left in the lurch though, as the company also revealed that all Reader accounts...

  • Sony Reader refresh lets you read a whole eBook after just three minutes' charge
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    Sony Reader refresh lets you read a whole eBook after just three minutes' charge

    By 4 September 2013

    Sony has announced a new version of its eBook reader that needs only three minutes of charging to have enough juice to read a whole book with. Called Quick Charge, it is one of the new features of the new version of Reader. Other new features include...

  • How to choose an ebook reader
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    How to choose an ebook reader

    By 19 October 2012

    Ebook readers were once derided as a sort of bastard child of technology. Slow, boring, lacking features; many thought they simply didn't have a place. But the key to the world of ebook readers is content: the books, the bestsellers. People still love...

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

  • Sony takes on Amazon with own online eBook shop, Reader Store UK
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    Sony takes on Amazon with own online eBook shop, Reader Store UK

    By 16 April 2012

    Sony has entered the eBook retail market with the launch of Reader Store UK, a one-stop shop for the purchase of digital editions of old and new fiction and non-fiction books. However, while it has an online presence to browse and search for books, purchasing...

  • Sony Reader Wi-Fi pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Reader Wi-Fi pictures and hands-on

    By 1 September 2011

    In the world of all-singing, all-dancing tablets, it’s easy to overlook the somewhat humble ebook reader. It’s no surprise, then, that Sony has thrown a lot at its Reader Wi-Fi, or PRS-T1, bringing with it a couple of innovative twists. The biggest...

  • Styluses at the ready for the Sony Reader PRS-T1
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    Styluses at the ready for the Sony Reader PRS-T1

    By 29 August 2011

    It is not only Sony tablets that we're expecting to crash land at IFA. Well, now it isn't at least - as the follow-up to the Sony Reader PRS-650 has been leaked online, the equally congruous Sony Reader PRS-T1. The T1 improves upon the original by adding...

  • Apple rejects Sony Reader app
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    Apple rejects Sony Reader app

    By 1 February 2011

    The Sony Reader app has been rejected by the Apple App Store gatekeepers over in Cupertino, according to a report in the New York Times. The reason - that Apple doesn't want developers putting forward apps whereby content can be sold without the transactions...

  • Sony Reader iPhone and Android apps arriving in December
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    Sony Reader iPhone and Android apps arriving in December

    By 23 November 2010

    Sony has revealed that it is planning on going cross-platform with its ebook reading platform, Sony Reader, by releasing an app for iOS and Android devices. There's no plans for a big screen iPad version yet, but the iPhone and Android apps will give...

  • Sony Reader Daily Edition (PRS-950) starts shipping
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    Sony Reader Daily Edition (PRS-950) starts shipping

    By 9 November 2010

    Sony has announced that the Sony Reader Daily Edition, the PRS-950, is now available in the US. We know, this sounds familiar doesn't it? And that's because around this time last year, Sony announced exactly the same thing. However, a quick check of the...

  • Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch review
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    Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch review

    By 5 November 2010

    The Sony Reader Touch edition has seen a significant update from the PRS-600 model we reviewed in 2009. The new version, the PRS-650, has addressed a number of criticisms we fired at its predecessor. So comfortable is Sony with its touch readers that...

  • First Look: Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch review
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    First Look: Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch review

    By 9 September 2010

    Are you looking for our full review of the Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch edition? If so, you can find it here. Sony have updated their two readers - the Touch and Pocket editions, looking to cash in on 2010 Christmas lists. Announced at IFA recently, where...

  • Sony sponsors ebook category at author awards
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    Sony sponsors ebook category at author awards

    By 12 August 2010

    Unpublished authors are to get their moment in the limelight as part of a new ebook category at the 2010 Dylan Thomas Prize. Sponsored by Sony Reader, the new award will reward British novel writers under the age of 30, and the entire process from submission,...

  • Sony PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition ebook   review
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    Sony PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition ebook review

    By 2 December 2009

    Sony's Touch Edition Reader, the PRS-600, looks to answer a lot of questions and push ebooks to a wider audience. Adding touch interaction and the ability to highlight and scribble notes on your books means it is likely to appeal to students and researchers....