Sunday, April 19, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Moore's Law And The Software Industry
Adobe And Windows Zero-Day Exploits Likely Leveraged by Russians In Highly-Targeted Attack
Samsung Logo Removed From Japanese Smartphones
Google Is Getting Serious With Project Loon
New Technology Can Track Detailed Hand Motion
Office Universal apps Coming Next Month On Windows 10 for Phones
FCC Makes 150 MHz Of Contiguous Spectrum Available To Telecom Companies
Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP
Active Discussions
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Question about nero
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, July 11, 2011
Google eBooks Come to iRiver e-reader


Starting this coming Sunday, July 17, the iriver Story HD e-reader will be available for sale in Target stores and on Target.com. The iriver Story HD is the first e-reader integrated with the open Google eBooks platform, through which you can buy and read Google eBooks over Wi-Fi.

The iriver Story HD, which retails for $139.99, is slim with a six-inch XGA (768 by 1024) E Ink display and a QWERTY keyboard. At 7.3 -ounces, it's also lighter than competitive devices. iRiver claims a battery life that will let you flip up to 14,000 pages or up to six weeks of standby on a single charge. It includes over-the-air access to hundreds of thousands of Google eBooks for sale and more than 3 million for free. With the Story HD you can now browse, buy and read Google eBooks with your e-reader through Wi-Fi, rather than downloading and transferring them from computer to e-reader with a cord.

Google built the Google eBooks platform to be open to all publishers, retailers and manufacturers. Manufacturers like iriver can use Google Books APIs and services to connect their devices to the full Google eBooks catalog for out-of-the-box access to a complete ebookstore. You can also store your personal ebooks library in the cloud?picking up where you left off in any ebook you?re reading as you move from laptop to smartphone to e-reader to tablet.

In December, Google eBooks launched with the ability to read Google eBooks on any device with a modern browser, on Android and iOS devices using the Google Books mobile apps, through our Chrome Web Store app and on compatible ereaders. Since then, the company has added new retailers and made Google eBooks available in Android Market.

iriver is the first manufacturer to launch an e-reader integrated with Google eBooks.


Previous
Next
PMC Launches Hardware 6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID with On-Board DRAM Cache        All News        HTC To Release Unlocked Bootloaders to Phones in August
Toshiba To Use Rovi's TotalGuide IPG in CE Devices     Consumer Electronics News      LG Cinema 3D Receives Full HD TV Certification

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .