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Alex eReader From Spring Design Launches

Somewhere between the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad is the next evolution eReader, and Alex is just that.  Alex is the more-than-an-average-eReader launched by Spring Design that is set to launch and ship 2 weeks after the iPad ships on April 3. The price is $399, which is still $100 less than the lowest-end iPad and great for folks that just aren’t that app-crazy.  However, Alex generation 1 product has WiFi but no 3G technology built in.  The split-screen design of Alex keeps a very interesting division of labor with the larger top portion for an e-Ink display. Spring Design is no newcomer to the e-Reader party.  The Alex was originally set to launch about a year ago, which is around the time that Barnes and Noble launched their Nook e-Reader.  … Read entire article »

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