Ever since the rise of the tablet and the fall of ebook reader prices, innovation in the field of E Ink ebook readers has grown rather stale. Sure, being able to snag an ereader for under $100 is great, but that has essentially thwarted the growth of specialized ereaders and has destroyed the amount of […]
In news from the Netherlands, iRex Technologies has applied for suspension of payments because of disappointing sales in the US, which explains why the iRex DR-800 disappeared from Best Buy’s website last week. According to iRex CEO Hans Brons, the situation is not hopeless, but there is no cash and the banks are cautious at […]
After 2 months in the Beta phase, iRex has announced the new Release Candidate 1 firmware update for the DR-800 SG and S. Below is a list of the most notable feature additions and improvements. Visit the iRex blog for information on how to install the firmware update. Update: iRex released another update on June […]
Best Buy.com has the iRex DR-800 marked down to $379 from the usual $399. It still says available online only, not sure why they haven’t gotten them in stores yet, considering it was released back in February.