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 […]
iRex Technologies Having Financial Difficulties
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 […]
iRex DR800 Gets New Firmware But Goes Missing in US
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 […]
iRex DR-800 On Sale For $379
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.