Down with paper: A review of the Sony Reader

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| Not only does the new Reader sport an SD card slot alongside the Pro Duo
| slot, but it plays AAC and MP3 files; ATRAC doesn't even make an appearance
| on the spec sheet. Oh, and did I mention that the Reader is Penguin-powered?
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http://arstechnica.com/reviews/hardw...der-review.ars


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Sharp intros RD-CX100 dictionary / e-book reader

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| It may not boast quite the versatility of its souped-up
| Linux-based "electronic dictionary," but if you're just looking for
| some basic e-book reading capabilities along with your
| multi-lingual dictionary, Sharp's new RD-CX100 looks like it
| may fit the bill.
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http://digg.com/gadgets/Sharp_intros..._e_book_reader


HP offers peek at next-gen gadgets

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| HP has unveiled some of the gadgets it is working on in its worldwide
| laboratories.
|
| [...]
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| The e-book attracted most interest from delegates at the HP Mobility
| Summit in Shanghai. It uses touch sensitive strips on the base of
| the rectangular unit to select books and turn pages, runs a Linux
| OS and has a USB port to install new titles.
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http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...chscreen-ebook