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Rekindle Your Love for Your Kindle – Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Paperwhite Devices

Amazon’s gone big with the release of 5 new Kindle devices: 2 eBook readers and 3 Android tablets. The new Kindle Paperwhite ereader is available in a WiFi-only and a 3G version.  This reader has a new screen with 62% more pixels and increased contrast.  A built-in front light allows you to easily read in low …

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Paper Passion Perfume – Smell like a Book

“The smell of a freshly printed book is the best smell in the world.” Karl Lagerfeld Ebooks are evil, I tell you! Gone will be that smell of new books when you walk into a library or bookshop. Well not if Steidl has it’s way. Designed by Geza Schoen, Gerhard Steidl, and Wallpaper* magazine, with packaging …

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Give Mom a Sony PRS-T1 eBook Reader with a Free Harry Potter Book

For a limited time, Sony is offering a free code from the Sony Reader Store for a free download of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone when you purchase the Sony PRS-T1 Reader Wi-Fi.  You’ll receive the eCoupon upon purchase and registration of the new reader.  You’ll redeem the code at the Pottermore website.  The …

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Harry Potter Now Available as eBooks

The day long awaited by ebook fans is finally here – the complete Harry Potter series is available as ebooks!  Even though the books are being advertised at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Sony ebook stores, you’ll be redirected to Pottermore to purchase the books.  They are compatible with most popular ebook readers, tablets, and …

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Scholastic Books Storia eReading App for Children

Scholastic Books have released reading app and ebookstore for children.  The Storia app is available for Windows and for iPad, and it comes with five free ebooks and access to the Scholastic ebook store.  Books have been carefully curated into age-appropriate groups, so you’ll know what’s right for your child.  Storia has a built-in dictionary …

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Just in Time for Valentine’s Day – Price Reduction for Sony PRS-T1 Readers

If your Sweetie has been wanting an ebook reader, you can give him/her a Sony PRS-T1 for Valentine’s Day for only $99.00.  (Read The Gadgeteer’s review of the Sony PRS-T1.)  Sony has reduced the price on their latest reader for a limited time, bringing the price of their touchscreen, WiFi-enabled reader in line with that …

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Send to Kindle for PC – Personal documents just got easier

Send a lot of personal documents to your Kindle but sick of mucking around with emails to get them there?  Amazon has just released the free Send to Kindle for PC  application. Using Windows Explorer, right click on any supported file format (.doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf,.jpeg, .jpg, .gif, .png, .gmp, .pdf) , and Send to Kindle …

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FLEx Lighting Illuminated Optical Film – A Bright e-Reader Addition

FLEx Lighting has created an illuminated optical film that may eliminate the need for reading lights with e-ink readers (amongst other applications).  The 50 micron film is flexible, edgeless, and invisible when turned off and produces a soft, low uniform light when on using a single low power consuming LED .  It can be implemented either …

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Sony Drops Price on PRS-T1 Reader to $129 – Offers $50 Trade-In for Old E-Readers,

Those of you considering upgrading their E-Readers (or those that bought new and have relegated your old E-Reader to the closet) may want to check out Sony’s highly-regarded PRS-T1 “Reader WiFi”. Sony just reduced the price to $129 (from $149) and is also running a trade-in program that could get you a $50 Sony Gift …

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Kyobo Colour eReader – Move over Kindle, Nook and Kobo!

Kyobo Book Centre, Korea’s largest seller of books, has announced the retail availability of the world’s first e-reader to include mirasol® display technology. The touch enabled Kyobo e-Reader features a 5.7″ XGA format (1024 x 768 pixels) mirasol display (screen resolution of 223 ppi) and Qualcomm’s 1.0 GHz Snapdragon™ S2 class processor and runs a custom …

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Microsoft Office 2010: Tips and Tricks – Limited Time Offer Get this $7 Value eBook Free! Expires 11/16/2011

Microsoft Office 2010: Tips and Tricks [affiliate link] is an eBook that offers more than 50 tips and tricks focused on making sure that you get the most out of Office 2010, which is one of the most popular and user friendly office suites in the market. With Office 2010, Microsoft made it bigger by integrating …

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Amazon Introduces the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

Not long ago, Amazon made it possible for you to borrow books from participating libraries, and now they’ve introduced the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.  To participate, you must be an Amazon Prime member, and it appears you must own an actual Kindle.  There are 5000 titles available now, including 100 current and former New York …

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Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) eBook Reader Review

Every year I’ve been writing for The Gadgeteer, I’ve reviewed the newest Sony ebook reader.  I admit I have moved on to reading mostly on my iPad 2, and I did just buy a Kindle, but I couldn’t let the new Sony reader pass without giving it a look.  For many years, starting with the …

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