NOOK GlowLight Now just £69 for Christmas


Good news for those seeking a last minute Christmas present - the NOOK GlowLight has had its price slashed to just £69. The special offer - a reduction from the usual price of £89 - runs from the 19th- 28th of December and is available at John Lewis, Argos, ASDA, Blackwells and Foyles. The WiFi capable device includes a built-in store for easy purchasing of books and … [Read more...]

NOOK launches Christmas store to tempt festive shoppers


NOOK has launched a new Christmas section of its ebook store featuring curated book lists and special offers to help readers discover the best books for the festive season. Prices starting as low as 59p on a wide range of select popular books, and there’s also a list of the NOOK Editor’s Choice of the Best 100 Books of 2014. The store is available online at … [Read more...]

Amazon now shipping new Kindles in UK


Amazon is now shipping its new Kindle Voyage reader and Fire HDX 8.9 tablet to customers in the UK. The Voyage includes a high-resolution 300 ppi display and new new adaptive front light which adjusts to surroundings and costs £169. Fire HDX 8.9 is available from £329 and boasts a 2.5 GHz quad-core processor, 339 ppi 2560x1600 display and 8 MP rear-facing camera. It comes … [Read more...]

Kobo adds Marvel comics to estore


Kobo has added “dozens” of Marvel comic book titles, including Captain America: Winter Soldier Vol. 1 and Infinity Gauntlet, to its ebook and magazine store The titles can be read on Kobo’s range of tablets, such as the full-color Kobo Arc 10HD Android tablet, or via free reading apps available for popular tablets and smartphones. “For more than 75 years, Marvel has been … [Read more...]

txtr adds web reading for ebook purchases


Ebook retailer txtr has updated its online store to allow customers to read their purchases via their web browsers. In addition to books bought from the firm, users can read DRM-free or watermarked ebooks as well as documents uploaded by users to their txtr cloud library. The service, which works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer for PC or Mac, is powered … [Read more...]