Contribution to the 'iRiver Story HD: The first e-reader with direct access to Google e-book platform'
Just last week the iRiver media player P8 presented fresh, the South Korean company iRiver Story HD sets with an e-reader, either as an eReader written to. Nothing special so some people think at the point where there is with the Amazon Kindle or Barnes & Noble's Nook Color E-Reader already good product.So why now to access iRiver?
The iRiver Story HD and the access to Google's E-Book Reserve
From the beginning, the iRiver to a larger number of e-books accessible than its largest competitor, the Amazon Kindle. More than three million free books to the store offers, books come to money, but there are currently only available for the American market. Can open the iRiver DRM-protected material, reads JPG, PNG, GIF and BMP. Even office files of Windows are no problem and can be used for display. The e-reader can, however, lacks a search function that allows the reader looking for key words within a document.
Technical data of the Korean unit
In the diagonal
The unit measures 6 inches.
There are going from € 150 with the wireless version and is distributed by the NTP for German trade. Through the Google e-book access can overlook over the little goof-ups. The unit price is a top instrument. No Kindle who can and wants to give up the Amazon e-book store, or wants, bravely takes on the iRiver e-Book.