The Future of Reading

Alison Hubert | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK
Alison Hubert

Each year we send up to one million brand new, carefully selected books to libraries in Africa because we believe that books can change lives. What we want to do is to give people the opportunities that books can bring.

PICS: Amazon Accidentally Leaks Kindle Paperwhite 2

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

Amazon has accidentally leaked its next-generation E-reader. An image of the updated Paperwhite device was posted on its website on Tuesday accordi...

Kindle MatchBook: Buy Print, Get Digital

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

Amazon has announced it will offer E-books for a lower cost if you buy - or have previously bought - a print version of the same book. "Kindle Matc...

Time To Say Goodbye To The Nook HD?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Tech

American bookseller Barnes & Noble has decided to spin off its tablet businesses in order to arrest worsening revenue declines. While the company's...

Amazon Buys Liquavista With Eye To Colour E-Ink Displays

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Tech

Your next Kindle could have a colour E-ink screen, after Amazon bought a company designed to make exactly that. Liquavista is known for its innovat...

Best E-Readers: Buyer's Guide For Your Next Reading Device

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech

E-readers are more complicated to buy than actually use. Most of the devices in this class are single-purpose, deliberately simple gadgets which ge...

WATCH: 'Printable Tablet' Combines Paper And Touchscreens

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Tech

A method has been developed to combine the interactivity of a tablet and a normal piece of paper. Fujitsu has built a prototype machine which can a...

Champagne Sales Go Flat, But We're Drinking More Rum At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Champagne's out, but eBooks are in after the Office for National Statistics shook up its basket of goods, used to calculate inflation. Also on the...

Kindle Paperwhite Review: How Good Is Amazon's Latest E-Reader?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Tech

There is a certain type of person for whom becoming a millionaire would mean ordering the immediate construction of a plain, white room on a hill - pr...

Amazon Brings Free Digital Library To The UK

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

Amazon will launch a digital library in the UK later this money which will let Kindle owners borrow books for free. The Kindle Owners' Lending Libr...

Could E-Readers Soon Be Allowed During Take-Off?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Tech

Rules about what devices can be used on planes - and when - could be shaken up sooner than you think. Being forced to turn off your electronics bef...

Kobo Vox Review: A Brick Short of the Bridge Between Tablets and eReaders

Belinda Parmar | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

The Vox eReader is an attempt by kobo to bridge the gap between e-readers and tablets, but there are a few bricks missing in this bridge...

Happy World Book Day 21st Century Style

Helena Gillespie | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Helena Gillespie

Happy World Book Day - I hope you find a space in your day to curl up with something good to read. But in these days of the read/write web, Kindles, ebooks and social networking, I think it's a good day to celebrate literacy of all kinds.

Where to Find Free Kindle Books

Martin Perry | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Martin Perry

If there's something that readers universally love about the Kindle, it's the fact you can get so many great books at great prices. What they love more, I assume, is that you can get a lot of good stuff for absolutely nothing too. Nada, zip, etcetera.

Why the UK is Behind America for Ebook and E-reader Adoption

Joanna Penn | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech
Joanna Penn

It's an exciting time in digital but as a Brit recently returned to these fair shores as well as an independent author, I have been pondering why the uptake of ebooks and e-readers is so behind America and even Australia. Here are my thoughts.

Melanie Hick

Kobo Vox eReader Review | Melanie Hick | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Tech

The open-minded reviewer always welcomes an alternative to the Apple iPad. So when the Kobo Vox ereader, a seven inch colour reader with a lovely,...

The New Gambit: A Gamble Born Out Of Dead Ends

Julian Benson | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK Tech
Julian Benson

Take the recent news of Steve Jobs' death; how many of the obituaries were an homage and how many were simply for hits? By removing the immediacy of the internet Carr hopes to retain editorial integrity, they'll only write about the things that they deem important, and they'll write about them in the style that they want to.

Jeff Bezos and Gregg Zehr, Kindle Designers, Win Economist Innovation Award

Flickr | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Tech

The Amazon Kindle creators Jeff Bezos and Gregg Zehr have been named as 2011's winners in the category of consumer-product innovation by The Economist...