iRiver's Story HD e-reader isn't the newest e-reader on the block; it's been around, as they say. But starting on July 17, it will be available for sale in Target stores nationwide and on Target.com, and more importantly, it will become the first e-reader integrated with the open Google
eBooks platform, through which you can buy and read Google eBooks over Wi-Fi.
It retails for just $139.99, which is a song compared to competing readers. It includes over-the-air access to hundreds of thousands of Google eBooks for sale and more than 3 million for free. With the Story HD you can now browse, buy and read Google eBooks with your e-reader through Wi-Fi, rather than downloading and transferring them from computer to e-reader with a cord as you can already do with more than 80 compatible devices.
The Story HD represents a milestone for Google, as they become the first manufacturer to launch an e-reader integrated with Google eBooks. Something tells us this won't be the last...