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Amazon pulls pop-up book following Kindle disasters

Popular children’s book ‘Harry The Hippo’s Massive Yawn’ has been withdrawn from sale on download sites following reports that the spectacular pop-up centre-page section, depicting the main character opening his mouth very wide, can cause the screen on some Kindles to shatter.

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Posted: Feb 1st, 2014
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Kindle (‘slightly foxed’) fetches record price

The value of a Kindle can depend as much on its content as on its physical condition, according to experts.

‘Recently we were unable to reach the starting price on a Kindle containing 3,500 books because most were Jeffrey Archer novels,’ said a Sotherby’s spokesman.

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2011
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Kindle launches dog-eared e-book for reluctant e-readers

readers 'will get there in the end'‘As well as the usual beverage spill marks, users can now simulate their own book stains simply by choosing a number of modes such as chocolate, blood and ‘unknown but brown and worrying’.’

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2011
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Rise of ebooks threatening children’s traditional Google skills

Google 'doomed'Academics are worried that the surge in popularity of ebook readers could lead to a catastrophic loss of children’s basic Google search skills.

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Posted: Dec 12th, 2010
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Digital evangelist to burn pile of Amazon Kindles

New controversy has erupted in the United States, where a digital evangelist has announced that he will defy world opinion by burning a huge pile of Amazon Kindles.

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2010
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