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On Oct 26 2009 - 6:00am

Audiovox Plans e-Reader

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Audiovox will enter the e-reader market and unveil at least one FLO TV portable at International CES. Details on the products were not available. The FLO TV portable would join a model due later this year from Qualcomm's FLO TV subsidiary.

WikiReader Debuts

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — A $99 “WikiReader” palm-sized device stores 3 million Wikipedia articles so users can access Wikipedia information without using cellular or Wi-Fi. The device, offered by Openmoko, is available at Amazon.com and http://thewikireader.com. It's expected to be carried by other retailers in 2010, a spokeswoman said.

TomTom Adds $240 PND

CONCORD, MASS. — The XL 335S PND from TomTom is its lowest-priced ($239) 4.3-inch-screen model with advanced features, including intelligent routing, lane guidance and spoken street names.

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