Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:51
Readers will be able to download the e-book of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone for free with the limited edition model of the new Sony Reader.
Further details have emerged about the Reader, which is set to go on sale in Europe in October, with the UK one of the first countries to put the reader on sale. US...
Tue, 25/05/2010 - 08:09
Waterstone's has revealed it has sold more than 700,000 e-books and 60,000 e-book readers since it first started selling them in September 2008.
At Waterstone's supplier conference, held in north London yesterday (24th May), head of e-commerce David Kohn told publishing delegates Waterstone's believed e-books would account...
Thu, 01/04/2010 - 05:52
Waterstone's plans to stock a new e-book device similar to the Amazon Kindle within the next few months. M.d. Dominic Myers said Waterstone's was training all staff in the functions and differences of various e-book reading devices.
"We have found that if you explain to someone how an e-book reader works they are four times...
Mon, 28/09/2009 - 12:34
Borders has increased its range of digital e-book readers, and will now sell six different e-readers, including the latest Sony Readers. The Sony Touch Edition and the Pocket Edition will be available in Borders stores as well as online, priced at £249 and £179 respectively, from today (28th September).
Wed, 26/08/2009 - 07:46
Sony is to begin selling its digital Reader devices, including its new wireless Reader, through independent bookshops in the US later this year, with US independent bookstores able to sell digital content in the epub format from the beginning of this autumn.
The moves marks a further shift in competition against Amazon.com's Kindle...
Tue, 25/08/2009 - 14:15
Waterstone's is offering customers a free e-book copy of the new Dan Brown novel if they pre-order one of two new Sony Readers: a touch-screen device and a pocket version. The new Readers, unveiled by Sony earlier this month, are available from today (25th August) to order, and Waterstone's will be the only retailer selling the device...
Wed, 19/08/2009 - 14:30
Catalogue company Argos has become the latest retailer to sell an e-book reader. The Cool-Er sells for £189.99 and supports PDF and ePub formats. It has a six inch screen and can have 8,000 page turns on one battery charge.
A website, www.coolerbooks.co.uk,...
Fri, 31/07/2009 - 06:42
Service manuals for two new Sony e-book reader devices, the PRS-300 and PRS-600, have appeared on the internet, including basic specifications and photographs.
According to website ChannelWeb, the PRS-300 digital book reader includes memory of about 440 MB, with a battery life measuring about 7,500 pages in Sony's proprietary...
Tue, 03/02/2009 - 08:43
Interest in e-books has sharply increased during the past year, with internet searches doubling in 12 months, according to research agency Hitwise.
The iLiad became the first e-book device to go on sale in the United Kingdom in May. Speculation that the Amazon Kindle will go on sale in the United Kingdom has been building in recent...
Tue, 03/02/2009 - 08:42
Sony has finally set a launch date for its e-book reader in Germany: the Sony Reader PRS-505 will be sold from 11th March in a joint partnership with wholesaler Libri and Thalia, Germany's largest book chain, the latter of which will become Sony's premium supplier to consumers. The device will sell at a recommended price of €299 (...