Daily Archives: October 3, 2008

Sony PRS-700Third time lucky for Sony? The Japanese electronics group was an early convert to electronic ink and e-books, but sales of its first e-book reader, like most of the competition, were disappointing.

Undeterred, Sony pressed on, launching a second generation device – the PRS-500 – in the US in September 2006 ( a slightly thinner but otherwise similar model, the PRS-505, replaced the PRS-500 last October in the US and went on sale in the UK a month ago). Read more


This week’s CEATEC show in Tokyo showed that, while the Japanese mobile handset market may be in a slump, it is still the world’s most innovative. Read more