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iRex and Barnes and Noble announce ebook team up

iRex and Barnes and Noble announce ebook team up

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. >>

Sony takes Reader open with more format support

Sony takes Reader open with more format support

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Sony has announced that its Reader digital book - soon to launch in the UK - will be the first ebook reading device to support the EPUB format, the International Digital Publishing Forum’s XML-based standard format for digital books and publications.... >>

Sony Reader to get UK launch

Sony Reader to get UK launch

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Beating Amazon's Kindle to the UK market, Sony has announced the launch of its new Reader that will go on sale in Britain in conjunction with Waterstones. The second-gen gadget from Sony, the PRS-505 Reader is smaller than a hardback, has memory to store... >>

Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles

Amazon prepping next-gen Kindles

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Although here in the UK we are yet to be graced with even the first Amazon Kindle electronic book reader, reports are coming in suggesting the e-commerce company is prepping two new, next-gen models of the device. Crunchgear has it from an Amazon insider... >>

COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?

COMMENT: Are e-books finally challenging the paperback?

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With the announcement that universities in the US are looking to distribute textbooks via e-books rather than the tower of paper we were all used to, is it time for the e-book to make its way into the mainstream? But who are the runners and riders, what... >>