REVIEW: Bookeen Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader

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The Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight sees Bookeen add a backlight and an improved screen resolution to the Cybook Odyssey eReader. But has the company fixed the issues that dragged down the last model, and can the HD FrontLight prove itself to be anything more than a knee-jerk reaction to Amazon's Paperwhite? Read our full review to find out.

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Tablets killed the eReader star: Sales of dedicated reading devices on the decline

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eReader sales are beginning to decline following the rise of inexpensive, high quality tablet devices. Research by iSuppli suggests that the eReader market peaked back in 2011, when 20 million devices were shipped, with their findings leading to the prediction…

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Waterstones rile Kindle Paperwhite owners with branded screensaver for eReader bought from their store

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Customers who have bought Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite eReader from Waterstones bookshops have had their feathers rustled by the inclusion of a static branded screensaver bearing Waterstones branding. Whereas Amazon-bought Paperwhite models have rolling pictorial screensavers that change with every shutdown,…

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