E-readers

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Amazon Kindle Scribe review: supersized e-reader aims to replace paper
Monochrome device offers reading and handwriting on a big e-ink screen with very long battery life

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

20, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Amazon launches Kindle Scribe alongside raft of smart home products
The Scribe’s goal is bigger than its predecessors: it aims to replace paper entirely

Alex Hern UK technology editor

29, Sep, 2022 @5:20 PM

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What's better than reading a perfect bit of writing? Forgetting it, being reminded of it, and loving it all over again | Adrian Chiles
My new favourite app sends me random round-ups of passages I’ve enjoyed. It’s the perfect marriage of art and science

Adrian Chiles

14, Oct, 2020 @3:29 PM

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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’
Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirus

Alison Flood

21, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Planned obsolescence: the outrage of our electronic waste mountain
Unrepairable phones and laptops are a serious problem in our throwaway society. But the pushback is building - and the coronavirus crisis has added more pressure for change

John Harris

15, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Last minute tech Christmas gift ideas for every budget
Left it a bit late? Here’s a quick list of good tech things for people of all ages

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

20, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Amazon launches Kindle e-reader aimed at children
New 6in Kindle Kids Edition comes with 1,000 books, word-building tools and parental controls

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

07, Oct, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Amazon Kindle Oasis 2019 review: the most paper-like reader yet
Luxury model has colour-changing frontlight that gets warmer as the sun sets

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

08, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Kindle 2019 review: Amazon's cheapest e-reader gets adjustable frontlight
Amazon’s basic Kindle lights up with a better screen to close the gap with the Paperwhite

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

18, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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What’s the best cheap tablet or e-reader for PDF files?
Thomas needs a device to read A4 PDFs of technical papers that is cheaper than a good laptop

Jack Schofield

27, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Plagiarism, ‘book-stuffing’, clickfarms ... the rotten side of self-publishing
Scams are rife, particularly when some authors can rake in thousands each month – but high-profile victims of plagiarism warn ‘day of reckoning is coming’

Alison Flood

28, Mar, 2019 @12:49 PM

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Amazon's cheapest Kindle now has a better screen and a front light
Higher contrast, better touchscreen and Paperwhite-like light among improvements

Samuel Gibbs

20, Mar, 2019 @1:00 PM

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