Tag Archives: e-reader

Kindle software update incoming

kindle Owners of Amazon’s popular e-reading device will be pleased to hear that a software update is in the pipeline to improve the Kindle’s functionality. Version 4.1.0 of the Kindle software –.. more
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Amazon now shipping Kindle Touch

Amazon Logo Amazon has announced that it’s already shipping out Kindle Touch e-readers (both Wi-Fi and 3G variants) to UK customers, ahead of the previously expected release date which was this Friday (the.. more
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Amazon US shifting 1m+ Kindles per week

Kindle Fire Amazon’s Kindle range of hardware, encompassing the basic e-reader, touchscreen version and Kindle Fire tablet, has been selling very strongly on the run up to Christmas over in the States. And.. more
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Asda selling Kobo e-reader for £67

E-books are likely to have a good Christmas, mainly because e-readers are not only becoming more popular, but also cheaper. Amazon has just brought out its new Kindle Fire tablet – which is due to arrive in the UK in January – and also a.. more
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WHSmith partners with Kobo in e-reader deal

When it comes to e-reading, Kindle is clearly the big name, with Amazon recently having announced a revamped e-reader range along with its Kindle Fire tablet. However, there are certainly plenty of rivals on the block, such as Barnes & Noble’s Nook, the iRiver Story,.. more
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E-readers more likely to use internet for health issues

An online behavioural study has found that people who read e-books are more likely to use the internet to research health issues. This is likely to be because many e-reader owners are over 50 and not, as commonly thought, in the younger age brackets. The.. more
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Waterstone’s reveals e-reader plans

There are a substantial amount of e-reading devices on the market, albeit not nearly as many as there are tablets. Amazon’s Kindle is the goliath of the e-reader world, but there’s also the likes of Sony’s Reader, the iRiver Story, the Kobo and of course.. more
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iriver Story HD launches with Google eBooks

The iriver Story HD is a new e-reader which has just been launched in the US, and it’s the first such device to come with integrated Google eBooks. Google eBooks was launched in the States back at the end of last year, and is an.. more
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Amazon Kindle not about to muscle out college text books

The Kindle won’t be replacing text books for university students just yet, according to research recently published by the University of Washington (UW). The study into how students used an Amazon Kindle DX in their courses encompassed seven major universities in the US, including Washington.. more
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Kindle e-reader to get library lending service

Owners of Amazon’s popular Kindle e-reader will soon be able to borrow e-books from libraries across America. Many libraries have a well stocked range of electronic publications which have been available to users of alternative reading slates, such as Sony’s Reader. However, Amazon has previously.. more
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