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Sony’s 13.3-inch PDF Reader Discontinued

It looks like Sony’s specialized PDF reader has reached the end of the line. It was listed as out-of-stock for several weeks after it went on sale this summer for $200 off the regular price, and now the product page for the Sony DPT-S1 at B&H carries a big red “DISCONTINUED” sign. The device used […]

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13.3-inch Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader on Sale for $699

Funny timing. Just last week I posted an article about how the 13.3-inch Sony DPT-S1 is still a popular choice even with newer less expensive options available. Now this week the Sony DPT-S1 has turned up on sale at Amazon and B&H.com for $699. That’s $100 less that it was selling for last week, and […]

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Too Bad Sony Stopped Making eBook Readers

Things have never been quite the same after Sony decided to get out of the ebook business. They closed down their ebook store in 2014, and eventually announced that they would not be making any new Sony Readers either. The Sony PRS-T3 was the last Sony Reader to get released, and they never even bothered […]

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I Can’t Believe Best Buy is Still Selling Sony eBook Gift Cards

You’ve always got to be careful when shopping online. There are always those that are looking to make a buck by selling you an outdated or useless product. That’s the case with Best Buy and their bogus Sony eBook Gift Cards that they are trying to sell for $25 and $50 each. The problem with […]

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Sony’s 13.3-inch DPT-S1 PDF Reader Now Sells From B&H

Awhile back Sony stopped selling their specialized $799 E Ink PDF Reader from their website. The device is still listed but the description says that it’s only available from select partners. The only partner listed is B&H Photo Video, so that appears to be the only place to buy the DPT-S1 now, aside from the […]

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Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader Now $200 Cheaper

Sony’s specialized 13.3-inch E Ink PDF reader keeps getting cheaper and cheaper all the time. The price just dropped by $200, and that’s after a $100 price decrease last October. At $799 from the Sony Store, it’s still not exactly a bargain, but at least Sony’s price-reducing trend is promising. When the Sony DPT-S1 first […]

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Sony Working on New eBook DRM, Could Enable Sale of Used eBooks

Despite closing down their own ebook store and sending customers to Kobo, and deciding to discontinue their line of dedicated ebook readers, Sony still continues to remain attached to the ebook industry. According to reports on the German ebook website, Lesen.net, Sony has developed new copy protection for ebooks that will compete with the widely-used […]

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Sony Drops Price of DPT-S1 Digital PDF Reader to $999

The most expensive E Ink ereader on the market recently became a little less expensive. Sony has dropped the price of their DPT-S1 PDF Reader from $1100 to $999 on the Sony Store. It’s not a big difference in price but at least it’s progress in the right direction. Sony started selling the DPT-S1 online […]

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