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CES 2010: Top 10 new e-book readers

E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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The Skiff Reader and service was launched with the backing of magazine and newspaper behemoth Hearst. It features the largest and highest-resolution electronic-paper display for an e-reader, an 11.5-inch, 1200 by 1600 pixels (UXGA) screen that's flexible and made of stainless-steel foil. It uses Wi-Fi and Sprint 3G for connectivity. Pricing and availability were not yet available at the show.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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The Plastic Logic Que ProReader is a 8.5 inch by 11 inch, ultrathin e-book reader that's intended for business professionals. It's full of business-oriented content and it's made entirely of plastics, including its shatterproof screen. It will be sold through Barnes & Noble for $650 (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) and $800 (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G).
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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Like the Barnes & Noble Nook, Spring Design's Alex e-reader has two screens -- a top e-Ink screen for reading and a lower, color LCD screen running Google Android. It will be available in February for $359.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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Competing with rival Sony, Samsung entered the e-book reader arena this year with its 6-inch e6 and 10-inch e101 e-readers. The devices use Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to connect and have a unique slide-out button array at the bottom. They are expected to cost a pricey $400 and $700, respectively.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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The iRiver Story looks much like the popular Amazon Kindle and will begin shipping to the U.S. in January 2010. The 0.36-inch thick reader offers a 6-inch e-ink display, integrated MP3 player, 2GB of internal memory, SD expansion slot, USB 2.0 connectivity and a battery good for 9,000 page turns. No price was available.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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Entourage Systems calls its Edge e-reader a "dualbook" because it uses a hinged form factor. It's WiFi-enabled, has 9.7-inch e-ink display and a 10.1-inch LCD screen and offers 200,000 trade books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, John Wiley & Sons and the Oxford University Press. It will cost $490.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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Aluratek's Libre Pro e-reader aims for the budget crowd with a $179 price tag. Instead of using an e-Ink display, it uses a monochrome LCD display to keep costs down. It comes with a 2GB SD card (supports up to 32GB) and supports BMP, JPG, GIF, Adobe DRM, ePUB, PDF, FB2, TXT, Mobi, PRC and RTF formats.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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Bookeen's Cybook Orizon e-reader has a 6-inch e-ink capacitive touchscreen display and a profile of just 0.29 inches. It comes with 2GB of storage, offers 10,000 page flips on a single charge and supports ePub-PDF, FB2-HTML-TXT, JPG, GIF and PNG file formats.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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DMC WorldWide unveiled at CES six e-reader devices in two lines: Ocean and Tidal. The Ocean line range between 6-inch and 9-inch capacitive touchscreen e-ink displays at 600 by 800-pixel and 768 by 1024-pixel resolutions, respectively, and include 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, an accelerometer and an internal microphone, as well as 3G in some models. The Tidal line is similar on the inside but comes in a curvier body in several colors. Prices range from $199 to $299.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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Ray Kurzweil's Blio isn't technically an e-book reader, but rather e-book software that shows books in full color and allows for interactive elements within the content, such as quizzes and animations that are ideal for textbooks. It was shown onstage during Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's keynote speech at CES. It will soon be available for PCs, netbooks, tablets and mobile devices.
E-book readers exploded in popularity on the show floor at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, in an array of colors, shapes, sizes and capabilities. Here are the top 10 e-readers I saw at this year's show.
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