[FoRK] Sony's 2nd gen ebook reader site

Stephen D. Williams sdw
Fri Jan 6 10:19:10 PST 2006


Wifi or even 3G connectivity would be good.  3G with a subscription to 
your main newspaper, magazines, RSS, etc. would make a lot of sense.

sdw

Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
>
> On Jan 6, 2006, at 12:12 PM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
>
>> It looks like the Sony ebook is more of a "peripheral" than a
>> standalone computer -- a portable bit bucket with a nice display.  The
>> eink "electronic paper" approach doesn't lend itself to Web browsing,
>> I think.
>
> I thought it was relatively fast. With wifi, it could become a really 
> great "live" data hub.
>
> I hope they make the platform fairly open to 
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