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Old 08-21-2009, 04:54 AM   #1
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Sony to announce colour e-book ?

It seems unlikely to me that they would release this in the UK , so this article is probably just plain wrong. However worth a read...

http://stuff.tv/News/Sony-announcing...ncoming/13071/

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Old 08-21-2009, 04:58 AM   #2
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Old 08-21-2009, 05:02 AM   #3
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Given that .tv was sold years back to an american company rather than be used as a cctld, the chances of the site having anything to do with Tuvalu are somewhat low. :-)
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Old 08-21-2009, 05:04 AM   #4
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Looks like Sony will have a busy day on wednesday. Events everywhere!
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I strongly suspect that this Sony event will essentially be a re-hash of whatever it is they're going to announce in NYC the previous day.
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I'm actually hoping for the UK 300/600 release. It will be a lot easier to buy the 600 here than have a mate bring it back from the states when he visits in september. (Particularly as he's coming over just over a week from the Sonystyle release date. And I want to see some decent reviews before I take the leap, if I can't actually see the machine for myself.
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I strongly suspect that this Sony event will essentially be a re-hash of whatever it is they're going to announce in NYC the previous day.
Probably. Those Americans do need to have the opening, naturally, otherwise they'd be last in line

(here, there'll be at least a bit more than a rehash, as they'll also be announcing their deal with an online book store...)
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Old 08-21-2009, 07:54 AM   #8
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I seriously doubt this, but at the same time, I wouldn't be surprised if they actually did launch a color reader. After all, Sony has shown several times that they're willing to launch an overpriced product that has amazing new technology and almost zero audience (not that a color reader has zero audience, but at the price they'd ask I seriously doubt it would sell well). Witness their 11" OLED TV. Absolutely beautiful device, but I bet they haven't sold more than a few thousand. However, they can say they were first to market with an OLED TV.
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FWIW a quick browse through the British Library's site does not reveal anything scheduled for 26th August, nor does anything come up on a search for 'sony'
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There is an event, We have an invite. Right now we're trying to figure out who can go.
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If I browse the bol.com site they don't even mention an announcement. Nor does Sony. I guess they're on invite only.
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no one *sob*
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