E-book readers are getting a lot of buzz, so we're throwing them into the Prizefight ring.
Sony's third-generation e-book reader may not have wireless capabilities like the Amazon Kindle, but it's got a touch screen and a built-in reading light.
Sony announced the PRS-700, a new digital reader that features a touch-screen display and built-in light. It will go on sale in November for $400.
The PRS-700 takes one step forward for Sony digital readers--and a couple leaps back.
As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble's new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality.
Sony has launched the $199 Reader Pocket Edition and $299 Reader Touch Edition, both of which hit stores at the end of August. It's also matching Amazon's $9.99 price tag on new releases and best sellers.
While there's been lots of e-reader news in recent weeks, precious little has been heard about a new e-reader from Sony. Is it coming soon? We play the speculation game with an assist from the MobileRead forums.
A poster named aafuss in the Sony Insider forums announced quite a little online discovery: the service manuals for two new Sony Readers: the PRS-300 and PRS-600. Both models should be hitting the market soon.
The blogosphere is buzzing with user reports that the text is lighter on the Kindle 2 than the Kindle 1. Some say this makes reading for long stretches uncomfortable and that Amazon should issue a firmware upgrade to correct the suspected flaw.
CNET's David Carnoy shares his first impressions of Amazon's second-generation digital reading device.