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Kindle Oasis pre-orders are open now, and the device ships on April 27

The Kindle Oasis may not be waterproof, but it is lighter, smaller, and has a brighter screen. It's also one of the most expensive Kindle to date -- but that's due to Amazon included a leather extended battery case in your purchase.
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92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers

According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students still prefer to do "serious reading" using books that make use of actual ink printed on a physical page

Super Mario Maker fans recreate lost GBA e-Reader levels

Hardcore Super Mario Maker players have recreated a batch of Nintendo-made Mario levels previously thought lost to time and outdated technology, bringing Super Mario Advance 3's e-Reader world to life for the first time in a decade.

Kobo’s new $130, high-res Glo HD e-reader promises to make your ebooks look amazing

Kobo may have taken its time coming out with a challenger to Amazon's Kindle Voyage, but at $130, the Glo HD appears to be worth the wait. It's set for release in the U.S. on May 1.

Amazon’s Kindle Convert turns paper books into digital ones

Amazon's new Kindle Convert tool helps reading fans turn their physical books into digital ones, though the fact that it probably takes an age to do means it's likely aimed more at occasional users with unique material rather than those…

Amazon launches high-end Voyage ebook reader, plus refreshed Kindle

Amazon launched two new e-readers Wednesday night. The high-end $199 Voyage device is the company's thinnest and features a new way to turn pages. Meanwhile, its refreshed Kindle comes with a 20 percent faster processor, 4GB of storage, and…

Amazon doubles Kindle Paperwhite storage, now holds 2,000 books

Quietly increasing the memory size without increasing the price, anyone that's purchased a Kindle Paperwhite e-reader recently will be glad to know that there's more internal memory for storing books.

This U.S. diplomat put her hand on an ebook reader for her oath of office

Suzi Levine, the US ambassador to Switzerland and Lichtenstein, brought the practice of pledging loyalty to the digital age by taking her oath of office with an e-reader instead of a physical copy of the Constitution.

Despite poor sales, Barnes & Noble plan to release another Nook

Looking for more ways to regain sales momentum within the growing digital book market, bookseller Barnes & Noble will launch another color Nook device before the start of Summer 2014.
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Barnes & Noble digital division plummeting due to poor Nook sales

Likely attributed to heavy competition with online retailer Amazon, Barnes & Noble has announced a significant loss on the digital side of the business due to lack of interest in the Nook platform.

Amazon reportedly prepping new high-res Kindle Paperwhite

Less than three months after launching the second iteration of its Paperwhite e-reader, Amazon is reportedly already prepping the next version, complete with a high-res display, ambient light sensor, and plenty more besides.
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Tablets for bookworms? Kobo unveils three reader-centric slates and new Aura e-reader

Kobo has unveiled a range of new devices, including three tablets designed with readers squarely in mind. The Arc 10HD tablet and two 7-inch models come with features such as Reading Life and Reading Mode to put the reading experience front…