• WikiReader Can Now Access 33,000 Project Gutenberg E-Books

    The WikiReader just got a bit more content where the phrase “a bit” refers to 33,000 books. The landslide of content comes from Project Gutenberg, which is now available on the little e-reader. The entire Project Gutenberg library can be fitted onto a 4GB microSD card and then slid into the WikiReader. It actually works a lot like Wikipedia currently on the device. Users can… Read More

  • The Handheld WikiReader Device Now Supports 15 Languages

    While the WikiReader might seem like a bit redundant to the smartphone crowd, but it’s no doubt an invaluable tool to those without Internet access — or the Luddite crowd. The self-contained device contains more than 3 million Wikipedia entries and was just updated to include 15 languages. The International, 8GB version carries a $99 pricetag and is available from both Amazon… Read More

  • WikiReader update boasts better scrolling, keyboard, and navigation

    The WikiReader (portable Wikipedia reader — see previous coverage here) is in the midst of its “Spring 2010” update, which includes new and updated Wikipedia entries, animated key presses a la the iPhone, more fluid scrolling, and “a highly requested back feature for a quick way to return to previously searched articles.” Read More

  • WikiReader packs all of Wikipedia in a power-sipping portable

    The new WikiReader is a $99 portable device from the Openmoko group that stuffs every Wikipedia article into a pocket-friendly traveling companion. While those of us entrenched in technology day in and day out may scoff at the idea of having Wikipedia at the ready (we all have smartphones, remember?), this is something that might be able to make some waves with baby boomers and/or the… Read More