Today, Pandigital announced it will begin shipping the Pandigital Novel 7' Color Multimedia eReader. The touchscreen device, which runs on the Android operating system, has built-in WiFi and access to the Barnes & Noble eBookstore. You can also use it to surf the Web, check e-mail, watch movies, and listen to music. The eReader weighs 11.8 ounces and has a 7-inch color LCD display. It has 2 GB of internal memory , an SD/SDHC card reader for adding up to 32 GB of memory, and a battery that lasts up to six hours in reading mode. The eReader will be available at several national retailers next month and has a one-year limited warranty. Stay tuned for a hands-on review in the coming weeks. Cost: $199 MSRP