Monday, 30 January 2012

Re: Entourage Edge Delayed Academia's Dualbook eReader Getting Pushed Back, Price Pushed Up

X_ta wrote:
> Earlier this month we covered the Entourage Edge, a dual-screen
> eReader that had a focus on academic books and texts. One of the
> device's dual screens is a color LCD touchscreen, which will be useful
> for people perusing college textbooks. Reports have come out that the
> eReader is being delayed one month, and having the price increased.
> When the Entourage Edge was shown off at CES early this year, they
> promised a February release date and a $490 price tag. Now, the ship
> date for new orders has been pushed back to March (although
> Entourage says that orders already placed are shipping this month).
> Also, the price of the device has risen $9 to $499. According to
> Entourage, that is due to the Documents To Go software – a great
> mobile office suite.
> To refresh you on the Entrourage Edge, it will have a 9.7-inch E Ink
> monochrome touchscreen on one side, and a 10.1-inch LCD touchscreen on
> the other side. The screens will be able to rotate around, which
> sounds like what we've seen on convertible tablet notebooks.
> For an input device, you can either choose to use a stylus on the E
> Ink display, or use the LCD touchscreen as well a touchscreen, or
> bring up a virtual keyboard. The device will have 4GB of storage, or
> roughly 3000 textbooks. It ll read ePub and PDF file formats, as well
> as play a number of audio and video files.
> As said above, they're now accepting preorders for $499 with a ship
> date in March.Read | Or scroll down for further on topic reading.
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