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iRex DR800S ebook reader review

By 5 March 2010

On first impressions, the DR800S (on sale from www.libresco.com) does an uncanny impression of a paperback. It’s got an 8-inch screen – that’s only a couple of inches bigger than the 6-inch norm, but it hits the sweetspot; it has almost twice the... >>

iRex announces DR800S ereader for Euro launch

iRex announces DR800S ereader for Euro launch

By 13 January 2010

iRex Technologies has announced the retail availability in the UK and Europe of its DR800S ebook reader, with the news it will go on sale direct from 18 January for 499 euros or £449, compared to the US price tag of $399. The 8.1-inch touchscreen device... >>

iRex forms content deals

iRex forms content deals

By 19 October 2009

iRex has announced that it has formed a couple of content partnerships that'll give owners of its devices something to read. The e-reader manufacturer, which recently launched the DR800SG to generally favourable reviews, has formed deals with NewspaperDirect... >>

Barnes and Noble to announce new e-Reader

Barnes and Noble to announce new e-Reader

By 14 October 2009

Barnes & Noble will announced details of its own e-Reader next week, the company has confirmed. Invites are slowly making their way to journalists asking them to join them to a "major event in the company's history". The Wall Street Journal has already... >>

iRex and Barnes and Noble announce ebook team up

iRex and Barnes and Noble announce ebook team up

By 25 August 2009

iRex and Barnes & Noble have announced that when iRex launches its consumer ebook reader in the States later this year, it will include access to the Barnes & Noble eBookstore. This will give users of the device access to more than 750,000 titles, including... >>

iRex announces support for Adobe Reader Mobile 9

iRex announces support for Adobe Reader Mobile 9

By 20 February 2009

iRex Technologies has announced that it has reached agreement with Adobe to license the Reader Mobile 9 SDK, providing support for the PDF and EPUB file formats plus support for Adobe's content protection technology which it will offer on its iRex DR1000... >>

Five alternatives to the Amazon Kindle

Five alternatives to the Amazon Kindle

By 9 February 2009

Amazon might be about to update the Kindle today in New York, but that doesn't help UK readers wanting to go digital. What are the alternatives? Here are five that will let you carry more books in your bag than you've probably got room for on your bookshelf.... >>

iRex 1000 series digital reader launches

iRex 1000 series digital reader launches

By 22 September 2008

iRex Technologies has officially launched the iRex 1000 series Digital Reader. iRex currently offers the iLiad and iLiad Book Edition for consumers, but says the new device is aimed at business professionals. The iRex 1000 series is said to offer "superior... >>

iRex to launch new e-book reader

iRex to launch new e-book reader

By 19 September 2008

iRex is currently running a teaser on its site for a new product to launch on 22 September with the tagline "seeing is believing". According to Forbes, the company is to launch an "evolved" e-book reader dubbed the iRex Reader 1000. Aimed at business... >>

PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

By 28 July 2008

Here's a pic of Sony's special edition red Reader that will come pre-loaded in the States with the new ebook reading software. Here in the UK, the Reader has gone on pre-order for £199 at Waterstones. >>