E-readers On The Today Show
Had a few queries about the e-readers I talked about on the Today Show this morning. Here's the specifications:
LASER EB700 multimedia e-book reader
- 7-inch full colour LCD screen with high resolutio
- nMultimedia capabilities – save and view photos, watch video and movies in colour
- Listen to music
- Fully licensed and compatible with all e-book formats including DRM
- Storage – micro SD memory card expansion up to 16G
- Includes 4GB on board memory
- Comes with 200 free e-books preloaded
- There is a touch screen version coming
- Small—21 percent smaller than the previous version
- 2-month battery life
- Store up to 3,500 books
- Claimed to be lighter than the average paperback
- High contrast screen
- Proprietary screen technology—fastest page turns,
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- Free backup and re-downloading with Worry Free Archive
Sony Reader Wi-Fi Touch
- Touch screen with pinch in/out for zooming
- No bigger than a paperback book
- 8.9mm thin and weighing just 168 grams
- Support multiple file formats as EPUB, PDF and Text.
- Battery life of over one month with wireless off (up to three weeks with wireless on).
- Stores up to 1200 eBooks via the internal memory (up to 32GB storage using an optional microSD card)
- Available in three weeks
About Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown is one of Australia's foremost commentators on consumer lifestyle technology. He publishes, produces and hosts CyberShack, is Channel 9's technology expert, and hosts Life & Technology and 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.
Charlie is able to communicate, educate and inspire a huge audience, without confusing technological jargon.
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