The compact Astak EZ Reader Pocket Pro has a solid feature set and an affordable price tag, but it faces stiff competition from competing models by Amazon, Sony, and Barnes & Noble that offer better designs, improved navigation, and more features.
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Tom Merritt takes a look at the Plastic Logic Que Pro reader, at CES 2010 in Las Vegas.
The compact Astak EZ Reader Pocket Pro e-book reader has a solid feature set, but it faces stiff competition from competing models by Amazon, Sony, and Barnes & Noble that offer better designs, improved navigation, and more features.
Plastic Logic's Que proReader was supposed to come out in April. Now it's been pushed back till summer. With the iPad's arrival next month, that may spell doom for this once highly anticipated e-reader.
In early 2010, Barnes & Noble will promote and sell Plastic Logic's larger and more sophisticated Que proReader in its retail outlets and in its online store, giving customers a choice of e-book readers.
Glassbook Reader; ProJPEG and Kaleidoscope
A backer of the e-book reader maker says his comments to the Financial Times were taken out of context. Either way, the company needs to hurry and get its product to market.
After several delays and amid rapidly falling prices, the start-up says it has canceled plans for the pricey book and document reader.
Turns out the iPhone grip of death is simply a "fact of life" with all wireless phones. If holding your phone makes your iPhone 4 signal drop dramatically, Apple would like you to know you should either hold it a different way or buy a case. From them. That sounds logical, right? Right. No, thanks. Also, introducing Rafe's new side project, oneleggedgoat.xxx. Enjoy.
DocStoc is opening up its Web store to pretty much anyone this week, which means anyone with a "professional" document will be able to sell it online, through DocStore.