Sony is set to announce its support of the open ePub format for its electronic reader devices this week, in an attempt to one-up Amazon - its major competitor in the eBook market.
Cambridge-based Plastic Logic is months away from launching the world's first flexible e-ink reader, according to latest reports.
No sooner than Sony releases its latest PRS-700 Sony Reader over in the US (still to see the light of day here) scans of the manuals for yet another two new eBook devices mysteriously make their way onto the internet.
ClosedWe're offering you the chance to win one of two Cool-ers (worth £189 each) along with £60 of free vouchers to spend on a few of the 750,000 ebooks over at the new online store at Coolerbooks.co.uk
There a few gadgets that divide opinion in the TechRadar office and none more so in recent months than electronic readers, or ebooks as we now affectionately (or sneeringly) refer to them. This new category really does seem to engender strong reactions in readers – veering between vehement hatred through to cannot-live-without adoration. The latest ebook on the block, the Cool-er, launches this month courtesy of British start-up Interead, with the company's MD claiming to usher in the 'iPod moment' for electronic reading.
Major book retailer Borders disagrees with the claims of new eBook manufacturer Interead's recent claim that we were at the 'iPod moment' for eBooks and electronic publishing.