Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Nov 2007 16:32 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "You can tell that the new PRS-505 is from Sony because 1) it's a gorgeous piece of kit in a tiny package, 2) it has a Memory Stick Pro Duo expansion slot, and 3) it uses proprietary DRM. But the last two points, so unfortunately characteristic of Sony in the last decade, suggest that the company is changing-slowly. Not only does the new Reader sport an SD card slot alongside the Pro Duo slot, but it plays AAC and MP3 files; ATRAC doesn't even make an appearance on the spec sheet. Oh, and did I mention that the Reader is Penguin-powered?"
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no power usage?
by Tweek on Wed 14th Nov 2007 05:52 UTC
Tweek
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2006-01-12

wow that is pretty sick.

What the hell is the point of DRM on this? any pdf drm isnt going to function properly (pdf drm doesnt function properly anyways), i wonder when the concept of DRM is just going to go away as a complete waste of effort.

This device does look pretty sweet though, i would buy one in a second for a pricepoint of 200.

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