Amazon Kindle 2 lined up for 9 February

Amazon hasn't been too kind to us gadget fiends with a literary bent. The giant online retailer's eReader, the Kindle, has been doing brisk business s

According to the folks at Gizmodo, the Kindle 2 will be unveiled on 9 February at an event at New York's Morgan Library. Amazon has already confirmed that it'll be unveiling the slimmed down device in the first quarter of 2009.

Unsurprisingly, news of a UK release remains scarce, but we'll be sure to bring you all the news as it happens. But Amazon needs to hurry up – Sony's latest Reader and even the Nintendo DS, are giving them plenty to think about.

For more literary goodies, check out our guide to everything you need to know about eBooks.


Amazon Kindle 2

Price: £TBA

On sale: TBA

Contact: Amazon