iRex iLiad: great display, enhanceable design, pre-alpha software and a weird proposed navigation model for news content

I just had the opportunity to test drive an iRex iLiad, the device promoted by its manufacturer iRex Technologies ” as he latest state of technology in mobile electronic reading”. 5 years after the Rocket eBook, the first eBook device i had the chance to test, it surely is a quantum leap ahead. It also is my first encounter with the lon hyped eInk display technology.

It is also a device that i would ask my company to buy me in order to save my shelf from all that reference manuals and that i would like to use for notetaking in meetings.

It could also be a device that a would take to my holiday in order to save weight on all that paperbacks (fiction, crime, science-fiction, …)

But it is nost definitely NOT (YET) a device where i want to read my daily newspaper(s) on. But fortunately one could do better within the given hardware platform Continue reading “iRex iLiad: great display, enhanceable design, pre-alpha software and a weird proposed navigation model for news content”