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From Apple's latest shiny playthings to the best smartphones from Google, we pick our favourite gadgets of 2013

Fifty Shades Of Grey tops 1m Kindle sales

Racy publishing phenomenon EL James has seen her debut book Fifty Shades Of Grey become the first to sell more than one million copies for Kindles.

HMV sells e-book site to Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's has joined the electronic-book revolution by snapping up an e-books website and software platform from the entertainment group HMV for a token £1.

Digital gifts read well at Quercus

E-books made up 25 per cent of sales at Quercus, the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo publisher, during the first three months of the year, in yet another sign that digital adoption is growing fast.

The shows must go on: actor Kevin Spacey

Trending: Your basket contains... everything

Amazon is adding its own TV shows and films to an ever-growing array of products. Surprisingly, studios are keen, says Will Dean

Waterstones unveils partnership with Amazon

Waterstones unveiled a partnership with the internet giant Amazon today in a move that will see it offer Kindle e-reading devices through its shops.

Free Harry Potter e-books to be offered through Kindle

Harry Potter has joined the Kindle lending library.

Between the Covers

Your weekly guide to what's really going on inside the world of books

Apple's iBooks 2 app demonstrated on an iPad in January 2012 in New York City

US government launches legal action against Apple over e-book pricing

The late Steve Jobs conspired with the bosses of the world's biggest publishers to fix the price of electronic books, it was dramatically alleged in the US today.

The Hunger Games

'Hunger Games' on target to set new box-office record

Teen 'death match' film becomes instant success and draws huge audiences on opening weekend

Stephen Foley: Amazon really does have to hit the high street

US Outlook: Will Amazon take on Apple on the high street? The answer is, it must.

Bloomsbury gets ebook boost

Strong sales of best-selling cookbooks and a surge in ebooks helped boost the publisher Bloomsbury in the final three months of 2011.

Amazon sells 1m Kindles a week – but shares still fall

Online retailing giant Amazon saw its shares slide as much as 3 per cent yesterday despite claiming to have sold a record one million Kindlee-reader devices a week around the world during December.

Gorgeous retro styling and capable of great images: Fujifilm X10

The 12 treats of Christmas: 2011's best tech releases

From the perfect camera to the top phone, read David Phelan's guide to this year's must-have gadgets

Christmas gift guide: Touch, tap and twiddle your way to techno-joy

From silky sound systems to tactile tablets and fancy phones, here's something to stop every gizmo lover in their tracks

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn