[News] Review of the Linux-based iRex, Linux CTO Recommends Linux-based EBook Readers

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iRex Digital Reader DR1000S

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| iRex extended its electronic book line back in September last year, but it's 
| taken us more than a couple of weeks to get used to its new DR1000s Digital 
| Reader and understand that this is really a new class of product, rather than 
| an evolution of the smaller readers of the past.   


Why the Sony PRS-505/PRS-700 is a Better Choice Than the Kindle

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| I think the Sony e-Reader is a much better choice as a result.
| Yet another reason why people should Just Say No to DRM.



eReader on Android Soon, Planned for Palm Pre Later

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| Google Android handset owners can expect eReader availability in “mid- to
| late summer,” according to TeleRead. They spoke to Scott Pendergrast of
| Fictionwise, which is owned by Barnes & Noble.

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