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The TeleRead Holiday Gift Guide
November 25, 2012 | 11:01 am

Kobo ArcBy Joanna Cabot and Chris Meadows Our friends over at Good E-Reader have come out with their holiday shopping recommendations for the e-book fan. We here at TeleRead have some holiday shopping suggestions for you as well. What's the best e-book gadget for the reader on your list? Check out our recommendations below.  * * * For the aspiring tablet owner  Kobo Arc This is like a budget version of the Google Nexus---cheaper, but about on par in terms of weight and size, and with access to the Google Play store (unlike the Kindle Fire). Early reviews are favourable, with people nothing smooth operation and a...

Kindle Paperwhite screen: Less fragile than earlier front-lit reader?
September 22, 2012 | 1:25 pm

Kindle Paperwhite intro Glimpses of font darkness Paperwhite book covers projected onto hall screen Paperwhite, WiFi (no 3G) Five Generations of Kindle Showing "9 mins left in chapter" estimate This time, a bit about the coming Kindle Paperwhite, which was to ship on October 1, although the current shipping date is listed as October 22, partially because of demand.  I've included some photos I took at the recent Amazon press event in Santa Monica, as these illustrate some of the points they stressed. Much has been written about the Paperwhite, because few of us expected the light to be so evenly distributed, with a soft, diffused quality.  It's easy on...

Choosing the Best E-Reader … for me, and for you
September 11, 2012 | 5:42 pm

As someone looking to join the e-reader world, I feel cautious about which device to choose. What with the new lines of Amazon and Kobo e-readers that just launched, and the fact that new tablets are coming out quicker than most people can keep track of them, there almost seems to be too many options. There are backlit and front-lit devices to think about; there are E Ink screens and LCD screens; there are touch-screens and page-turning tabs and ads and perks ... the task feels daunting. Thankfully, I recently stumbled upon a Tech News Daily article that helps consumers choose which...

Amazon’s Kindle Touch is No Longer Available
August 29, 2012 | 9:50 am

On the heels of the recent Amazon press conference announcement comes news that the Kindle Touch no longer seems to be available for sale. As far as what this may mean, the online chatter has already begun, of course. We're partial to this piece from VentureBeat, which suggests that the device's soon-to-come replacement will most likely come complete with a front-lit screen. Such a screen, of course, would make the next-gen Touch an obvious competitor of the Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight, which consumers have had very little luck getting their hands on lately. Also solid: This quick write-from Engadget....