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inexpensive e-readers

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CNET answers your Kindle Fire questions

CNET Senior Editor Donald Bell answers your questions about the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet.

By November 14, 2011

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Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600

While it's an improvement to the company's previous touch-screen model, Sony's Reader Touch Edition PRS-600 is saddled with a screen that's short on contrast and prone to glare--and it lacks the wireless convenience of Amazon's identically priced Kindle.

September 11, 2009

3 stars Editors' rating September 11, 2009
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Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

While Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 has a basic feature set, its $200 price tag, compact size, and Epub file compatibility make it an appealing e-book reader.

September 8, 2009

3 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2009
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Cool-er e-book reader

The Cool-er e-book reader has some nice pluses and costs less than the Kindle, but it's not as big a bargain as we hoped it would be.

June 2, 2009

2 stars Editors' rating June 2, 2009

MSRP: $250.00

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9 things you should know about surge protectors

They vary a lot in price, but all surge protectors aim to do one thing: protect your gear against power spike-related damage. Here are nine things you should know before you start looking.

By July 30, 2014

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SD Card: Too bad this format won the flash-card wars

commentary The flash memory technology is inexpensive and ubiquitous, but it's also physically feeble. As it spreads up-market, pros and enthusiasts are stuck with its shortcomings.

By November 27, 2013

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How to get access to Verizon's 3G network at big discounts

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon advises readers looking for inexpensive smartphone plans to consider prepaid services that use bigger carriers' nationwide 3G networks.

By July 31, 2012

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No books here: New Texas library is all digital

San Antonio's BiblioTech, believed to be the first public bookless library in the US, offers computers, Internet access, e-readers, and technology classes.

By November 26, 2013

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Here's the flexible E Ink screen that could be in the 2014 Kindle

Expect some incremental improvements to new e-ink e-readers this holiday season, but superslim designs are probably a year or two away.

By July 12, 2013

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Clever adapter connects USB accessories to your Android device

With an inexpensive USB OTG adapter, you can connect things like keyboards, USB hard drives, and even gaming controllers to your Android phone or tablet.

By July 19, 2012