Next Big Thing
Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we
While the "all-new" Paperwhite may seem like an unspectacular upgrade on the surface, it's a clear improvement over the original Paperwhite and arguably the best e-reader currently available.
With an excellent built-in light and Amazon's best-in-class e-book selection, the Kindle Paperwhite rises to the top of the e-reader pack.
While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
The third-generation Kindle's winning combination of noteworthy upgrades--an improved screen, better battery life, lighter weight, and lower price--vaults it to the top of the e-book reader category.
While the new internationalized Kindle looks exactly like the earlier U.S.-only model, this e-reader, which uses AT&T's data network for wireless access, represents an incremental improvement to the Kindle line--just as serious competition is ramping up in the e-book market.
With its free built-in wireless capabilities and PC-free operation, Amazon's Kindle holds a distinct advantage over Sony's Reader and is a promising evolution of the electronic book--but Amazon needs to bring down the pricing for both the device and the content to attract a wider audience.
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iRex has announced a new line of digital readers that feature next-generation technology--but they're very expensive and geared more toward businesses than average consumers.
Amazon's next-generation e-reader may look the same as the original, but it's noticeably improved.
Google's next-generation Nexus 7 may be great, but here are a few reasons you might want to wait for Amazon's next 7-inch tablet.
The new version of Kindle's back-lit Paperwhite e-reader is available locally from Big W and Dick Smith.