Hands-on with the Plastic Logic 100 (video)

Hands-on with the Plastic Logic 100 (video) Reviews A Russian tech blog got their hands on the newly announced PlasticLogic 100 ereader, and they posted a video. It's in Russian, of course, but it's still worth watching just to get a feel for the device. (I especially like the part where they bang on the screen.)

In appearance, it's a very basic ebook reader and PlasticLogic took the minimalist design as far as they could. But it also looks to have a pretty capable suite of software on it.

The bloggers left a comment on one of my posts about PlasticLogic and corrected an error I made. I described the PL 100 as an $800 ereader, and I was right in so far as the retail price. I'm told that the Russian Ministry of Education will be buying them for 12,000 rubles, or around $400.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. 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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