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Old January 10 2010, 04:46 AM   #12
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Re: eBook Formats and Readers ?'s

ConRefit79 wrote: View Post
I've been researching eReader devices online. I'm currently looking at the Sony PRS300. I was thinking of stopping at Best Buy tomorrow to have a look at it. But, I'm having trouble understanding the file format. I know Sony has a store to buy books, but what about Amazon and Barnes and Nobel. Will eBooks purchased from them work on the Sony?

The Sony Supports a variety of media formats
Including ePub, BBeB, Adobe PDF, TXT, RTF and Microsoft Word text formats.
The eBooks purchased at B&n and Amazon will not work on a Sony Reader. But, the eBooks purchased from Simon & Schuster will work on a Sony Reader.

snakespeare wrote: View Post
The Apple Tablet, possibly called the iSlate, is only a few weeks from being announced. Availability is rumored to be a mere month away. I would wait.
If there is going to be such a device, it won't be an eBook reader. So keep it out of the equation as it doesn't fit.
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