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Another Way to Read Your Dallas News, But It'll Cost You a Few Hundred Dollars

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The device you see here is the new Sony Reader Daily Edition, which shipped this week at the not-so low, low price of $399. Reason we mention it: Today, courtesy Engadget, we discover that Sony's fleshing out its list of newspapers available for download over the device. And, yes, that newly released list includes The Dallas Morning News, along with The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun and The Denver Post and other previously announced News Corp. exclusives. The News isn't Sony-only, and it's not yet listed among Sony's e-book newspaper offerings, which go for around $10 a month or 75 cents an issue.

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