Calif. – Plastic Logic, the developer
of the QUE proReader e-book reader device, has begun informing pre-order
customers by email that there will be an extended delay in shipping their
orders, PaidContent reported.
The company had initially said that orders would
ship by mid-April, but in his email to customers, CEO Richard Archuleta now
says orders will now ship until "this summer."
Archuleta cited a need
to "fine-tune the features and enhance the overall product
PaidContent noted that the delay will mean Apple’s $499-$829
iPad will hit the market before Plastic Logic’s $649-$749 QUE.
(DMW previous coverage)