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Old 08-26-2011, 03:53 PM   #1
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Sony dumping current reader stock?

An article from the unofficial Kindle blog has noted that Sony seems to be closing out its current generation of readers. New readers on the way?

http://blogkindle.com/2011/08/sony-d...ew-generation/
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:03 PM   #2
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No, it may be the end for Sony's stand-alone e-readers as their Tablets S1 and S2 are about to hit the shelves next month.
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:04 PM   #3
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Given that they've already pretty much announced that they're coming out with a new gen, they bring out a new gen every fall, and in July they asked for a 45 day privacy window with the FCC over a submission that appears to be ebook related, then I would say, yes. New readers soon
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:11 PM   #4
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here is a more recent article: It seems Sony will name their tablets Access Reader
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:28 PM   #5
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here is a more recent article: It seems Sony will name their tablets Access Reader
I think access is in this case a verb and not a proper noun.
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:56 PM   #6
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If it will really turn out to be a 10" tablet, it's not a replacement for a 6" device.
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Old 08-26-2011, 05:32 PM   #7
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I think access is in this case a verb and not a proper noun.
Definitely... especially as the article goes on to say the name of the tablet will be "Sony Tablet S" It's clearly using access as in you can access the following otherwise the sentence doesn't make sense... the word is capitalised because it is the first word in the sentence, usual practice...
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I really hope it doesn't dump the whole line.
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Old 08-26-2011, 05:40 PM   #9
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they arent. the first of the new line is already at the fcc
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Doesn't seem much of a sale? I have seen them cheaper at Walmart and Futureshop for unrefurbished ones

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they arent. the first of the new line is already at the fcc
Indeed, I stand corrected.

You have previously posted a thread last month showing the FCC Page concerning a Sony Reader: https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/...845330&fcc_id=.

Now the question is, how much will they charge for this device?

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Haven't we been talking about this since January+ ?
And answering the same questions ?
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:03 PM   #13
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Haven't we been talking about this since January+ ?
And answering the same questions ?
Never mind... once they come out we can talk about how great/rubbish they are and why don't they do mobi/amazon do epub...
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Now the question is, how much will they charge for this device?
Hopefully not TOO much.
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If it will really turn out to be a 10" tablet, it's not a replacement for a 6" device.
I have a depressing suspicion that the 2x5.5" clamshell 'TabletS2' might be their replacement for the current line of pocketable readers, but I really hope I'm wrong.
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