Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-15 Thread Xavier Cremaschi
In our geeky daily life we are able to access to Wikipedia anywhere (home, work, transport), on high-res full color devices (computer, phones...). Because hi-tech and Internet/Phone are everywhere. This device gives you : - offline access to Wikipedia - on a cheap device (it could be cheaper if

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-15 Thread Thomas HOCEDEZ
Xavier Cremaschi a écrit : Ok this is the english version of wikipedia and it is sold in US/EU/Jap (not the best market for it), but it's not *that* bad for a start : geeks make you earn a bit of cash, and could start tweaking the device... (ebook reader feature someone ?) Xavier

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-15 Thread Xavier Cremaschi
As read on slashdot : [...] at those kind of power usage levels, you could hack a small solar cell into it and it should work anywhere you've got sunlight. Imagine a complete breakdown of civilization as we know it. Books are heavy and inconvenient and make good kindling. Without electricity,

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-15 Thread David Reyes Samblas Martinez
2009/10/15 Xavier Cremaschi omega.xav...@gmail.com: As read on slashdot : [...] at those kind of power usage levels, you could hack a small solar cell into it and it should work anywhere you've got sunlight. Imagine a complete breakdown of civilization as we know it. Books are heavy and

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-15 Thread Maksim 'max_posedon' Melnikau
As I see the wikireader becoming interested for different groups of funs. 1. Hitch hacker guide to the galaxy. DON'T PANIC 2. Fallout (pip-boy!) 3. Jeremiah (TV series) (exactly about situation from slashdot) Who can continue? :) ... ___ Openmoko

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-15 Thread Laszlo KREKACS
On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Xavier Cremaschi omega.xav...@gmail.com wrote: As read on slashdot : [...] at those kind of power usage levels, you could hack a small solar cell into it and it should work anywhere you've got sunlight. Imagine a complete breakdown of civilization as we know

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-14 Thread David Reyes Samblas Martinez
2009/10/13 William Lai w...@openmoko.com: On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 5:17 AM, Maksim 'max_posedon' Melnikau maxpose...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, all! First of all, my congratulations with releasing mystical Project B ! Thank you all for the continuing support. We're really excited about today.

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-14 Thread Xavier Cremaschi
David Reyes Samblas Martinez a écrit : I have place the order today 14th October at 8:00AM the total payment including shipping is 118.20 $ (spanish custom taxes pending). Regarding eur-$ conversion rate these days it seems pretty cool ! FYI France doesn't put custom taxes on electronic

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-14 Thread Laszlo KREKACS
On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:17 PM, Maksim 'max_posedon' Melnikau maxpose...@gmail.com wrote: and I think most interested question for all openmoko community now is: I think the most interested question is: What are they smoking? Seriously guys, any ebook reader is way more advanced then this

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-13 Thread William Lai
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 5:17 AM, Maksim 'max_posedon' Melnikau maxpose...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, all! First of all, my congratulations with releasing mystical Project B ! Thank you all for the continuing support. We're really excited about today. Wikireader looks awesome, and I think most

Re: Buy WikiReader [was: WikiReader]

2009-10-13 Thread William Lai
All, I spent the whole morning trying to get international fixed-rates from USPS for global shipping, but there is a downside, as there always is: a) standard shipments can take 10-20 days b) there are NO tracking numbers provided by USPS The flat rate is $18.95 usd. I think this is