Review of the Sony PRS-900 wireless ereader – no browser
December 26, 2009 | 11:48 am
By Paul Biba
The-EBook-Reader.com has a review of the new Sony Daily Edition. The review is a work in progress and will be expanded. The review confirms what I was afraid of – the Daily Edition has no browser and can connect only to the Sony store. This is a big disappointment and makes it much less competitive than the Kindle. At the initial press conference for the release of the original Sony Reader, Sony said that they were working on a wireless unit and they didn’t want it to connect to only one source of books. I’m really sorry the unit doesn’t include a browser with download abilities. The Kindle is still the only game in town for wireless downloads from such sources as Manybooks, Gutenberg, Feedbooks, etc.
Here is a the video part of the review: