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Old 08-05-2010, 06:12 PM   #1
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Irex rises from the (almost) dead

Irex gets a new lease on life as 'IRX Innovations', leaves the consumer market to others (Dutch): Webwereld
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:29 PM   #2
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Good for them! It was sad to see their troubles, because while not perfect, they brought some really nice early innovations to the e-book world. Some of what they did might even be called spectacular, even if the whole package had some weaknesses.

Let's hope that decades from now, iRex is still going strong, contributing new ideas and products to the e-book world.
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Old 08-08-2010, 07:16 AM   #3
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I'm glad to see that iRex is recovering from its troubles. I hope to see many great new e-book related products from them!
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Old 08-08-2010, 10:30 AM   #4
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irex is a cool product . i am waiting for their online to start for my new DR800
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Old 08-08-2010, 01:48 PM   #5
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:23 PM   #6
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There is some speculation, that wasn't denied by PocketBook representatives that Irex was acquired by PocketBook.
Imagine Irex hardware with PocketBook software ...
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Old 08-09-2010, 04:41 AM   #7
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I always liked IREX readers, the only thing stopping me from buying one was the fact that I'd need a mortgage to get one.

I hope IRX are able to produce cheaper readers.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:03 AM   #8
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There is some speculation, that wasn't denied by PocketBook representatives that Irex was acquired by PocketBook.
Imagine Irex hardware with PocketBook software ...
And what company sets the prices?
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:50 AM   #9
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Amazon.
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Old 08-09-2010, 06:07 AM   #10
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Old 08-09-2010, 07:50 AM   #11
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There is some speculation, that wasn't denied by PocketBook representatives that Irex was acquired by PocketBook.
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right now ???? I'd rather not !!!
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:58 PM   #12
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What does that mean in products. Will they resume the 1000S? Will there be more innovative products?
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Old 08-10-2010, 08:24 PM   #13
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this is not true
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Old 08-11-2010, 07:13 AM   #14
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What does that mean in products. Will they resume the 1000S? Will there be more innovative products?
Thde article doesn't say. It does say (now, after an update) that they will also start licensing their technology to others and that they already signed a deal with an (unnamed) Asian company.
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this is not true
Thank you for clarification.
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