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Barnes & Noble Nook free overnight shipping with pre-order

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Handhelds

Barnes & Noble Nook free shipping

Looks like Barnes & Noble is just as enthusiastic about getting their e-reader into your hands as you are. If you pre-order a Nook, you’ll even get upgraded to free Expedited Air Service shipping. That’s basically overnight, saving you about $24 or so. Seriously, this thing blow the out of the water, so what are you waiting for?

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Astak’s EZ Reader Pocket Pro Beats Kindle’s price by $100

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Handhelds

Astak EZ Reader Pocket PRO ebook reader

A lot of e-book readers get a lot of comparison with the Amazon , but Astak is the first one who is quoted saying that they will give the Kindle “a run for its money.”  They already have the price point beat with their $199 price point ($100 cheaper than the cheapest Kindle.)

The 5-inch EZ Reader Pocket PRO will feature a 400MHz processor, 512MB of memory, 8-level grayscale E-ink screen, an SD-expansion slot, and a background MP3 Player.  It plans to ship later this month in the colors seen in the photo. Just don’t expect any sort of wireless connectivity at this price.

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Hearst to Launch Newspaper e-Reader

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, Misc. Tech

e-ReaderPublisher Hearst Corp. is intending to come out with an electronic reader for magazines and newspapers. While media group chief Kenneth Bronfin wouldn’t give out many details, he says that it is because of an investment that the company made with E Ink, the company that supplies Amazon’s Kindle and Sony’s Reader electronic ink technology. Hearst will sell the e-readers to publishers and receive a portion of the revenue. Look for the new device, which should be about the size of a standard sheet of paper, later this year.

Read More | Physorg

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