QVC, the giant television retailer, is offering the Cool-er eBook reader as their “Today’s Special Value” for December 11. The Cool-er has a 6″ (diagonal) e-Ink screen with three font styles and eight font sizes. It has 1 GB of internal storage, and you can expand your storage with an SD card (not included). Supported file types are: PDF, HTML, TXT, RTF, FB2, EPUB, PRC, and JPG. The Cool-er also has a built-in mp3 player. The rechargeable battery charges with the included USB cable. The Cool-er is preloaded with 29 books and includes 10 free downloads from the Cool-er book store (from a restricted list of books). A computer is required to download and install books, but the Cool-er works with either PCs or Macs. The Cool-er costs $229.32 and is available in eight colors. It comes with a silicone case, earbuds, quick start quide, and instruction booklet. It even has a Sudoku game installed. I think it’s offical – if QVC has one, eBook readers are truly now mainstream! (This price is only good until midnight.)
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