Thursday, December 16, 2010

Software Update Turns WikiReader into an eBook Reader

liliputing: "Openmoko has released an update that lets you download not just the latest version of Wikipedia to the [WikiReader] handheld device. You can also access the complete Project Gutenberg library of 33,000 eBooks. Project Gutenberg has been digitizing public domain books since long before the Kindle was a gleam in, well… anyone’s eye. The collection includes thousands of titles in dozens of languages. If you want to store the entire text of Wikipedia and the entire Project Gutenberg library, you’ll need a 16GB memory card, but you can reportedly hold just the Gutenberg books on a 4GB SD card. The WikiReader costs $99 and comes with 2 AAA batteries. Current users can download the latest update from"