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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.

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New Kindle Paperwhite: higher resolution, same price

Amazon's mid-range Kindle gets easier to read with a 300-ppi display and some sweet new text tricks.

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The EPUB Proof is in the iBooks pudding (hint: it's in the Advanced Menu)

Having trouble distributing your EPUB book? Here are some tips on self-publishing your own book and syncing it with the iBookstore.

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Amazon's Kindle for Android adds popular highlights, book instructions, and more perks

The Word Wise feature steps up your vocabulary by giving hints to more challenging words found in your book.

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Kindle app update adds X-ray, push notifications, better audiobook controls

New flashcard sets and a better library system add some study prowess to the king of ebook apps.

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Borrow free e-books from your library with OverDrive and 3M Cloud Library

Consider this a manifesto: Buying e-books is for suckers.

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Family-friendly Kindle updates include Family Library sharing, Word Wise definitions

Just ahead of the holiday sales rush, the Kindle's new features promote learning and togetherness. Amazon also expanded the X-ray feature on the e-readers.

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Kindle Voyage review: An even better e-reader than the Paperwhite

The Kindle Voyage delivers higher resolution, new page-turn tech, improved contrast, smoother glass, and other improvements you didn’t know you wanted.

Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books

Users of the new Kindle for Samsung app will get up to 12 e-books for free a year, as Samsung Electronics joins forces with Amazon.com to boost the content on its mobile devices.

Nook's Windows apps halted for mysterious 'Microsoft Consumer Reader'

Is this the end of a tragic tale or the start of an exciting new chapter for the partnership between Microsoft and Nook?

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Nook's Windows apps halted for mysterious 'Microsoft Consumer Reader'

Buh-bye Nook, hello Nook content in a Microsoft-made native app?

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Sony turns the page on ebooks in North America

It's not just Vaio that's getting the heave-ho from Sony; the electronics giant is also abandoning its e-reader business in North America, letting Kobo pick up the slack.

PS4 tops in console battle as Sony promises streaming game service

Sony sold more than 4 million PlayStation 4 units in December, putting it on top in the console war with Microsoft, Sony announced at International CES 2014 on Tuesday.

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Buying Guide: Find the perfect ebook reader

What's the best device if you want to embrace a post-paper reading world? That all depends on whether you want a dedicated reading device or a more versatile tablet.

Smartphone and e-reader combo YotaPhone goes on sale in Europe

If you are tired of carrying around an e-reader and a smartphone, the dual-screen YotaPhone, which went on sale in Europe on Wednesday, might be for you.

Travel tips: what you can't leave behind

Planning on traveling during the holidays? Then you'll need to decide which of your tech gadgets you need to bring along. Here's how to figure that out.

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Amazon introduces Kindle First to offer books before they're released

Hey, book face! Only $2 for early access to one pre-selected title, free for Prime members.

Barnes & Noble outs a thinner, eye-friendlier Nook GlowLight

Barnes & Noble's revamped Nook GlowLight is an e-reader evolved to stand out in a world gone tablet crazy.

Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

And even better, Amazon's Whispersync technology picks up where you left off no matter whether you're reading, listening, or mixing the two.

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