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budget e-readers

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Best e-book readers of 2014

Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we

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What to look for in an e-reader

Buying an e-reader? Great! Here are some shopping tips and features to keep an eye out for.

By September 11, 2012

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Amazon Kindle Fire 2 and backlit Kindle teased in TV ad

Amazon has let loose a new advert that shows off a larger Kindle Fire tablet and a Kindle ebook reader with a backlight, ahead of tonight's launch event.

By September 6, 2012

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Tablets on a budget

A list of CNET editors' top recommendations for low-cost tablet computers.

3 Images By November 1, 2011

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Kobo Vox

While it's relatively affordable, the Kobo Vox is a truly unexceptional Android tablet, with nothing to recommend it over the identically priced Kindle Fire.

December 13, 2011

2.5 stars Editors' rating December 13, 2011
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Nook Tablet hands-on: Can it fight the Fire?

Barnes & Noble's follow-up to the Nook Color adds more storage, a faster processor, and better apps--but can it compete against the Kindle Fire and the iPad?

By November 15, 2011

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Amazon Kindle 2011: Unboxing

I spy with my little eye, something beginning with K ...

By October 18, 2011

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Borrow ebooks from your local library... without even going there

There's no need to whisper or turn off your phone -- you can borrow ebooks from home!

By October 20, 2011

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Amazon Kindle (fall 2011)

If you don't want to spend the extra $20 to upgrade to the forthcoming touch-screen version, the entry-level 2011 Kindle is a great choice for an ultraportable and superaffordable no-frills e-ink reader.

September 29, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 29, 2011

MSRP: $79.00

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Pandigital Novel eReader

The feature set of the affordable Pandigital Novel looks good on paper, but this color e-book reader and multimedia device is hobbled by its extremely slow performance and unresponsive touch screen.

August 17, 2010

2 stars Editors' rating August 17, 2010
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Kobo eReader

The Kobo eReader isn't a bad little basic e-book reader, but it's just not a compelling deal now that the more full-featured Barnes & Noble Nook has matched its low price.

July 8, 2010

2 stars Editors' rating July 8, 2010