E-read all about it

By Peter Griffin In Technology

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8th December, 2012
E-book readers were big sellers last Christmas as the relatively cheap and easy to use digital technology was adopted by millions of book-lovers worldwide. Sales of e-books from online stores such as Amazon.com have surged as people discover the convenience of storing hundred of books on a single lightweight device. US research suggests e-reader users devour more books, too: an average 24 a year compared with 15 for readers who prefer books of real ink and paper. But a year is a long time in the tech world. Today, tablet computers that include e-book apps as just one of many features ...

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