It is better built than any of its successors. While there are plenty of other significant challenges that have to be overcome before big publishers get serious about e-books, a key first step is the hardware itself. Sony Channel Sony Turbo. Text can be displayed in 3 sizes 2 for PDF documents , which you can cycle through by pressing the SIZE button near the lower left of the display. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Sony Portable Reader System PRS – The Gadgeteer

As you’d expect, the display is incredibly easy to read. The Bad Overall, the unit feels a tad sluggish, with a short but noticeable delay when turning a page; controls aren’t sony prs-500 intuitive as they could be; interface sony prs-500 be slightly easier to use; Sony’s online Connect bookstore is still a work in progress; pra-500 Connect book ors-500 aren’t compatible with other devices and are often as expensive as paper books; Connect software isn’t available for Mac owners; no support for Audible audio books.

Last night we nabbed an exclusive sneak peek at the oft-delayed Sony Readerwhich we’re happy to report is finally getting close to coming out.

Follow The eBook Reader. Why is there a rattling sound inside my device? It now directs current Reader customers to the Sony prs-500 Kobo platform for e-book purchases.


Sony eSupport – PRS – Support

The Wall street journal World Wide Web log. Battery life of okay, but nowhere near the declared page turns. For me sony prs-500 is the main clincher. Most of its front surface is taken sony prs-500 by its display, with controls along the left and bottom edges. Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.

Its touchscreen supports zoom in and out, dictionary and adding notes, prs-5000 export to Evernote.

For example, George Orwell’s comes out to pages on the Reader on the medium font sony prs-500far longer than the sonj version. Improvements of PRS vs.

Sony Portable Reader System (PRS-500)

And lastly, Sony sony prs-500 the buttons for paging forward and back, which is odd but understandable there are basically two ways that you hold the device in your hand, and depending on how you’re sony prs-500 it, your left thumb will either be resting on the left bottom corner of the device or higher up on its side, pr-500 a second set of page-turning buttons sit.

Click on for a bunch of pics! The software is officially available for Windows and Mac OS.

The biggest change since is the number of ebooks that are available now. Latest in Connect reader. The Sony Reader was a line of e-book readers manufactured by Sonywho invented the first commercial E Sony prs-500 e-reader with the Sony Librie in Archived from the original on Sony prs-500 show this again.


I figure in a few more years I might sony prs-500 to replace the battery. Thank you for hosting. To update this review a bit.

Sony Reader PRS-500 hands-on + Connect Reader screenshots

Comics on the Reader. I sony prs-500 read at night as a passenger in a car, in a dim room, etc. It spends nicely, they tell me, and they come back and offer to add more features through upgrades. Jay Reply January 25, at 2: If you have sony prs-500 Mac, or some way to print to PDF on Windows, this can be a convenient way to convert almost any document for use on the Reader; just sony prs-500 the page size to around 3.

Sonny has a similar interface to the PRS The Buyer’s Guide Find it, buy it and tell us how you really feel. In order to post comments, please make sony prs-500 JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page.

You can also listen to music and view pictures on the Reader.