The Best New E-Book Readers

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Kindle for iPhone

If you’re not in the market for a one-trick gadget, there’s a free Kindle app available for the iPhone. It doesn’t offer periodicals, and at 4.5 by 2.4 inches, the handheld device is awkward for hours of reading. But you can zoom, tinker with text size, and change background colors for easier reading. Plus, for Kindle owners, the app automatically syncs with the last page you read. COST: Free