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Thursday, May 27, 2010

New color e-reader from Pandigital

This week another new competitor entered the e-reader market. According to an article on InformationWeek’s website, Pandigital will release a 7-inch e-reader called Novel. The device will be integrated with the Barnes & Noble eBookstore which currently offers more than a million titles. The device features an Android operating system with a full color touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, virtual keyboard, 1 GB of internal memory, ability to display in either portrait or landscape mode, and a USB port for transferring files. It will also support PDF, ePUB, and HTML formats. The Novel will be available next month with a very competitive price tag.

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