Monday, June 14, 2010

WikiReader Wikipedia eBook Reader

WikiReader Wikipedia eBook ReaderOfficeworks are selling the WikiReader Wikipedia eBook Reader for AU$98. This is an eBook preloaded with a copy of the Wikipedia. It has a 3.5 inch monochrome LCD touch screen. The unit has a microSD card slot, allowing an update of the wikipedia to be loaded. The latest update is Wikipedia English Spring 2010 (4.7 GB).

The unit is from Openmoko who were developing the Openmoko Linux for the Neo 1973 smartphone. The Wikireader runs Forth.


  • Display: 3.5" LCD (scratch resistant glass)
  • Touchscreen & on-screen keyboard
  • Removable microSD card (SD & SDHC supported, 512MB, 4GB, 8GB sizes supported)
  • No internet connection required
  • Battery Life:
  • ~ up to 90 hours
  • ~ 2 AAA batteries
  • 90 days warranty

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