Discounts
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  • January 24, 2011
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The headline says it all, really. These are great readers – see here for my video review of its brother, the Touch. Otherwise, go here to buy one (if you are in the US).

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  • January 19, 2011
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(Sadly, this is restricted to buyers from the US – for some dopey reason). From the Kobo blog Now that the holiday hype has settled down and everyone is cocooning in their homes, it’s nice to spend our free time curled up with a good book. Our Kobo team often generate lists of “My Next…

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  • January 17, 2011
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Borders in the US has extended this offer – maybe they need the revenue boost to pay staff. I’m actually not sure if or when it will expire, so get in now before they run out (or go bankrupt).

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  • January 14, 2011
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Borders in the US is starting to smell like last week’s fishheads, with suppliers dropping them left and right, but no-one seems to have told them. Even if they are on the financial rocks, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t push them further into the red take advantage of a great deal when it pops up….

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  • September 6, 2010
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This has all come in a rush. A reader new to the local market has lobbed, one has cropped up that I haven’t seen any mention of (but maybe it’s been here for a little while) and an eReader that’s been around forever has had a price drop. Here we go: BeBook Club The BeBook…

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  • August 17, 2010
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A few weeks after Amazon‘s entry into the UK ebook market, a lovely ebook price war has erupted. Don’t you love it when that happens. Incumbent ebook supplier W.H. Smith isn’t taking the Big A’s entry lying down, however. They’ve currently got ALL their ebooks at half price or less. Huzzah! Yes, that’s bestsellers for…

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  • August 11, 2010
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Major UK bookselling chain and etailer Waterstones have finally dropped the price of one of their ereaders, but still have further to go to be competitive with their hardware. Yesterday, by email they trumpeted: Sony Reader Pocket Edition – now just

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  • August 8, 2010
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Man, is competition fierce out there in ebookland or what? Now the North American “parent” firm of Canadian (read: would like to be global. Soon) ebook firm Kobo is selling it’s Kobo Reader this weekend for $US128 – which is about $A139 at the moment. This undercuts the local Borders-semi-branded Kobo Reader by quite a…

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  • July 19, 2010
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Anyone who lives outside the US – that is, the vast majority of the world’s population – knows the feeling. You’re often treated like a second-class citizen online. You can’t access special deals, or new apps or great new products. But this is the worldwide web, right? When it comes to ebooks, and you live…

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  • July 12, 2010
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This is the big brother of Nintendo’s DS and some say it’s an ereader – and some laugh at the suggestion. With the 100 Classic Books “game”, Nintendo certainly think it has enough screen real estate to read comfortably, between raging gaming sessions. It’s worth a cool $A299.95. Here’s a review, in case you want…