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The Kobo eReader isn't a bad little basic e-book reader, but it's just not a compelling deal now that the more full-featured Barnes & Noble Nook has matched its low price.
The feature set of the affordable Pandigital Novel looks good on paper, but this color e-book reader and multimedia device is hobbled by its extremely slow performance and unresponsive touch screen.
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The dual-screen, Android-powered Alex eReader has some interesting features and good potential, but Spring Design needs to add a real e-book store and lower the price.
Though the Kobo Wireless eReader is a serviceable e-book reader with built-in Wi-Fi, it's worth spending the extra money to get the Kindle or the Nook instead.
The e-book reader's second price cut in the past year may be a precursor to a product refresh this fall.
The new Kobo eReader has an improved screen, built-in Wi-Fi, a faster processor, and longer battery life. It ships at the end of October and costs $139.99.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
Barnes & Noble is ceding the tablet market to larger, deeper-pocketed competitors and focusing on its digital book business. But that means going up against Amazon in a tough mano-a-mano fight.