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If you're looking to divest yourself of an extensive dead-tree book collection, there's no better way than buying an e-book reader and investing in some e-books. Depending on your tastes and preferences you can buy any of a large number of e-readers, so read through our list and pick your favourite.

Check out our show-down of the top three e-readers — the Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle and Nook Colour.

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Amazon Web Services Kindle

Amazon's Kindle is certainly an interesting device, even if it's not without its faults. The e-ink screen is exceptionally good, the ability to browse and buy books wirelessly is a great feature, and the physical design is both attractive and functional. However, the lack of native PDF support, the higher price of books for international users and the lack of an effective way to sort your purchased content means the Kindle has plenty of room for improvement left.

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  • 22nd Oct., 2009
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Amazon Web Services
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  • Price:
  • Pros:
  • Excellent e-ink display
  • Easy to use and navigate
  • Great battery life
  • Cons:
  • No native PDF support
  • Kindle model is closed and content is DRM protected
  • No effective way to sort purchased content
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