[FoRK] The 'weFound' kindle 2 knock off
sdw at lig.net
Tue Jul 14 19:05:03 PDT 2009
Unless the photographer was really bad, that is not the same screen.
Still, nice! How about a DX knockoff for $200??? Just give me full
page PDF with enough resolution and speed, and I'm happy.
Bill Stoddard wrote:
> "Founder’s e-reader, called the weFound, looks very much like the
> Kindle 2 with a similar 6-inch and the same exact black and white
> e-ink screen. Its major difference will be in its method for loading
> content onto the device. The weFound uses a SIM card so books can be
> directly downloaded to the device and it also has a cellular modem
> that doesn’t restrict digital downloads to a single network. Finally
> the weFound is also built to display what’s known as double-byte
> characters which are essential for allowing Japanese, Chinese and
> Korean characters."
> "It has been reported that the device will be priced at $200 and will
> be made available in China and Japan by the end of the year. "
> Looks interesting...
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