I want an e-reader!

Posted by on September 24th, 2009
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iRex Digital Reader 1000S

iRex Digital Reader 1000S

iRex has released a new e-reader. Last December I was too close to buy Amazon’s Kindle but because of Christmas time it was all sold out and I got back from US without much dreamed Kindle. Since then I haven’t been thinking about e-readers but a reader friendly e-reader will make my days, I know.

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