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iriver Story caught in wild

iriver Story caught in wild

The few live images of iriver's new ebook reader, the sensibly-named Story, whet our appetite; now German site Heise have had the chance to go hands-on with the Kindle-esque device.  Unfortunately they've also found that, right now, a WiFi-equipped model is merely "planned", while a 3G version only "conceivable" if iriver can find a suitable mobile module.

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iriver Story ebook reader revealed

iriver Story ebook reader revealed

Images of iriver's new ebook reader, the Story, have emerged, together with partial specifications for the 6-inch E Ink device.  As well as having a full QWERTY keyboard and a memory card slot content with up to 32GBs, the Story is compatible with PDF, epub, txt, ppt, doc, xls and other ebook formats without requiring their conversion.

iriver E200 PMP officially launches

iriver E200 PMP officially launches

iriver's latest PMP, the E200, has been detailed on the company's site, and while it may lack a terribly-fashionable OLED display or support for Bluetooth headphones, it does look a solid, serviceable little chap.  The E20 is available in 4, 8 and 16GB capacities, with a microSD slot content with up to 8GB cards, and measures just 10mm thick.

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iriver Android iPod touch rival, plus ebook reader & internet tablet tipped

iriver Android iPod touch rival, plus ebook reader & internet tablet tipped

Details of iriver's upcoming range have leaked, courtesy of an Australian distributor, including such fancies as an Android-based iPod touch rival, an ebook reader and an internet tablet.  The iriver K2 is expected to launch in 2010, with a 3.5-inch touchscreen display, integrated WiFi and Bluetooth and a digital TV tuner; it will also, according to C.R. Kennedy iriver product manager Danny Bejanoff, use Google's open-source Android OS.

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Apple, Microsoft, iriver & more face Tsera touchpad patent lawsuit

Apple, Microsoft, iriver & more face Tsera touchpad patent lawsuit

Apple, Microsoft, Bang & Olufsen and iriver are among the defendants named by Tsera LLC, a company claiming to own a touchpad patent which has been vigorously infringed.  The lawsuit concerns Tsera's patent "Methods and apparatus for controlling a portable electronic device using a touchpad", and basically describes recognizing different touchpad swipes without requiring visual feedback.

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iriver B30 PMP gets video walkthrough

iriver B30 PMP gets video walkthrough

All alone in a darkened room: what better to do than run through the GUI of iriver's quietly-announced B30 PMP.  A discrete appearance on the iriver site back in late May, the B30 distinguishes itself with a T-DMB mobile TV tuner and DAB radio, paired with a 2.8-inch QVGA display.  Now we've a full video run-through of the UI and, as is generally the case with iriver's products, it's a beautifully put together system.

Video demo after the cut

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 22 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 22 2009

SlashGear has been hanging out with Google this week, at the I/O 2009 conference.  You can read our first day and second day highlights for the full details, but perhaps the most interesting news was Google's Wave demo for iPhone and Android, and Andy Rubin's confirmation that there should be 18-20 Android handsets on the market by the end of the year.  One of those is expected to be the HTC Hero; make sure to check out the promo video for the chin-heavy smartphone.

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