NOOK Color Android-based ereader is shipping early, with pre-order customers getting their hands on the 7-inch device over the next few days. Meanwhile it's also expected to show up - in limited numbers - in retail stores, including Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Walmart and Books-A-Million. Order online today, meanwhile, and B&N reckon you'll see your NOOK Color sometime in the week of November 26. Your $249 gets you a color touchscreen and a platform modders are already eager to get their hands on. [via SlashGear]
602 eReader and the IQ tablet that are ready for Android fans to play with. The new IQ tablet has a 7-inch screen and a bargain basement price of $149 while the 6-inch E-ink screen eReader gets a price of $179.
Entourage Edge dual screen tablet surfaced. One of the things that some users didn’t like about the device was the huge size that made it hard to carry and use for some. A new more compact version of that dual screen device has now surfaced called the Entourage Pocket Edge.
NOOK Color Android ereader tablet has seemingly leaked from the company's own accessories pages, with a screen protector film being illustrated with a photo of the tablet itself. Expected to be officially announced at an event tomorrow, the NOOK Color is tipped to have a $249 price tag. There are no product details to accompany the image, but we should know all about the NOOK Color tomorrow.
cleared the FCC, and now the company has shared a few details on what differentiates it from the Pandigital Novel. According to a Russian spokesperson for Pocketbook, the PB701 will be open to installing third-party apps (there's a suggestion of Android Market support, but that could be poorly translated) and will run Android 2.0 at launch with a 2.2 Froyo update pencilled in for December 2010. Meanwhile there's also video and audio support, unlike on the Pandigital Novel. Most significantly, however, Pocketbook says that the software has been updated for the IQ, which should hopefully address some of the usability issues that plagued the early Novel units. [via The Digital Reader]
SlashGear Japan have been checking out the latest Android powered hardware for us. Sharp's Galapagos ereader tablets have been catching our eye since the company teased them a few months back, and with the official announcement under their belt they've been showing both the 5.5-inch Mobile and 10.8-inch Home models off at the show. As you can see, neither is exactly running in an entirely optimized state at the moment, with page turns and screen navigation sluggish. More photos at SlashGear Japan. Sharp Galapagos "Mobile": [vms 7b24303ee6a220679dab] Sharp Galapagos "Home": [vms f64d32a5527244d104ce]