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iRex runs out of money. What does this mean for the eReader company?

iRex runs out of money. What does this mean for the eReader company?

Bad news from the eReader sector today as iRex Technologies has filed for suspension of payments. MobileRead users first dug up the story after it being posted on a Dutch website. Evidently the iRex coffers have run dry because their iRex DR800SG eReader missed a 2009 holiday release due to a FCC approval holdup. Hans [...]

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The PocketBook 602 comes well connected with WiFi and Bluetooth

The PocketBook 602 comes well connected with WiFi and Bluetooth

PocketBook has put out quite a few quality eReaders. The PocketBook 360 received a glowing recommendation when we reviewed it March. The PocketBook 302 impressed Nate from The Digital Reader. Even their latest offering, the 9.7-inch PocketBook 901, looks like it could give the Kindle DX a run for its more expensive money. Now Charbax [...]

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Gajah 5-inch color LCD eReader could use some fashion tips from Lady Gaga

Gajah 5-inch color LCD eReader could use some fashion tips from Lady Gaga

Ok, so the Gajah color eReader isn’t the most stylish thing you’ve ever seen, but it is an eReader after all. Traditionally eReaders have been that tablet segment full of grays and rounded bezels. Whereas MIDs, PMPs, mobile tablets and tablet PCs usually go for the slick and gloss black, eReaders just seem like they’re [...]

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Review of the Bookeen Cybook Opus Color

Review of the Bookeen Cybook Opus Color

When we heard that Bookeen was releasing a new version of their Cybook Opus eReader, this time calling it the Cybook Opus Color, we were a little giddy. What color screen technology will they be using, we pondered? Maybe they’ve been in talks with Mirasol or Liquavista or Bridgestone to provide a reflective color experience, [...]

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COOL-ER Connect WiFi eReader coming in September

COOL-ER Connect WiFi eReader coming in September

It’s been some time since we’ve heard from Interead, the makers of the COOL-ER eReaders. In January they announced that they’d be coming out with three new entries to the COOL-ER lineup: the COOL-ER Compact (a smaller, cheaper version), the COOL-ER Connect (a WiFi version with touchscreen) and the COOL-ER 3G (we’ll let you fill [...]

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PocketBook 901 eReader challenges the Kindle DX to a duel

PocketBook 901 eReader challenges the Kindle DX to a duel

While most E-Ink eReaders have kept to the 6-inch and under category, a few have chosen to go the larger route. Mostly geared towards educational and business uses, the larger screened eReaders are seen as out of reach for most personal use. Of course the price is a supporting factor in that decision. Who would [...]

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Kakai Kno dual-screened color eReader for textbooks debuts at D8

Kakai Kno dual-screened color eReader for textbooks debuts at D8

The first thing to know about the Kakai Kno is that it’s big and heavy. It has two 14-inch color touchscreens and weighs 5.5 pounds. The second thing you should know about the Kno is that it’s aimed at replacing textbooks. Sure, five and a half pounds is heavy for a device, but how heavy [...]

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Delta Electronics has a large color eReader that they’d like to show you

Delta Electronics has a large color eReader that they’d like to show you

If you heard that Delta and Bridgestone were teaming up to sell you something, you’d probably think it was airplane tires. Well, not quite. Delta Electronics showed off their 13.1-inch Bridgestone QR-LPD screened eReader in January, and at the time, said that it would be available mid-year. Obviously that hasn’t happened. Now they’re saying to [...]

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ViewSonic JinYong Reader is billed as “the slimmest multi-touch eReader ever”

ViewSonic JinYong Reader is billed as “the slimmest multi-touch eReader ever”

ViewSonic declared their intent to enter the eReader market in April with the VEB620 and VEB625. Now their showing off their JinYong Reader (VEB362) at Computex which appears to be just another E-Ink eReader, but holds a few surprises. To start, the ViewSonic JinYong Reader has a RFID touchscreen which features a light touch like [...]

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Preview of the Acer eBook color eReader

Preview of the Acer eBook color eReader

Remember how Acer said they were entering the tablet market and were fine being #2 behind Apple? Then they’re all like, “no, the tablet market isn’t big enough for us to bother with,” in February? Then just a few days ago they were all “Wee! Tablet party, hell yeah” and announced they were making the [...]

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