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Kindle


October 31, 2012  1:06 PM

First look at the Kindle Paperwhite

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
3G, Amazon, Kindle, light, Paperwhite, touchscreen, Wifi

I interview my colleague, Cliff Saran, who has just got his hands on a new Kindle Paperwhite. He gives me his first impressions.

August 31, 2011  4:15 PM

Sony unveil Kindle competitor

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Kindle, reader, Sony

The eReader, which Sony claim at 168 grams is the world's lightest, has a 6" screen and measures 8.9mm thick.

The built in Wi-Fi allows users to browse and download ebooks wirelessly and users can also use this feature to borrow ebooks from public libraries.

The major...


August 26, 2009  8:25 PM

Amazon may kindle a spark of hope

edoyle Profile: edoyle
Amazon, eBook, Kindle

Kindle 2, Amazon's text reader may soon make its long-awaited d├ębut in Europe to compete with Sony's Reader family. The Kindle was first launched as a US-only product in late 2007 but, kindle.jpg


April 24, 2009  12:35 PM

Video: Kindle 2 and iPod shuffle act out Blade Runner

falani Profile: falani
iPod, Kindle, Shuffle, Video

This is so crazy it's brilliant. Using the Amazon Kindle 2 and iPod shuffle's text-to-speech capabilities this video shows them acting out Leon's VK test from Blade Runner.




March 19, 2009  3:54 PM

Google & Sony join forces for e-reader library. It’s Kindle worrying

falani Profile: falani
e-books, e-reader, Kindle, Sony

As the e-reader battle between Sony and Amazon starts hotting up, I find myself excited having heard that Google Book (currently a PC app) is to back Sony's e-reader.

That means they will now be able to offer over  half a million public domain titles FOR FREE. Sony's library can...


March 10, 2009  8:43 AM

Reading between the pixels

edoyle Profile: edoyle
Amazon, iPhone, Kindle, reader, Software, Sony

Whoopee! Apple is offering software to allow Kindle format books to be read on the iPhone. Well, maybe there are celebrations in the US but everywhere else in the world we're still waiting for the Kindle, the software and the pleasure of buying digitised books from Amazon.

In another...


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