Interead announce Cool-ER Connect – Wifi, touchscreen

Interead announce Cool-ER Connect - Wifi, touchscreen e-Reading Hardware You might recall that I posted yesterday about a new Wifi equipped ereader thatis going to be sold as the Cool-ER (and might be coming from Kobo). The good folks at Interead sent me some info on their new ereader which they're calling the Cool-ER Connect. While I don't have any info yet on the possible Kobo ereader, there is a good chance that it will have the same hardware (if it exists).

The Cool-ER Connect does have Wifi. It also has a touchscreen. But when it comes to physical appearance, I was told that it will look like the current Cool-ER.

Interead announce Cool-ER Connect - Wifi, touchscreen e-Reading Hardware The Cool-ER Connect is one of 2 models that they named at CES back in January. The other is the Cool-ER Compact (at left). Both devices have a 6" E-ink screen, and the notable detail of the Compact is that it's more, well, compact than previews models. I held the Compact at CES, and I thought it was a nice hardware design.

Both ereaders will be out September, and the Connect is going to be priced at less than $249 (the price of the current Cool-ER).

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.


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