[clug] Advice request - "tablet readers" for eBooks

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 17:31:23 MDT 2010

Felix Karpfen <felix.karpfen at gmail.com> writes:

> I currently (successfully) use FBReader on my computer (Debian Lenny OS); 
> and am widening my horizons by exploring portable "tablet readers".
> While the dedicated "tablet readers" appear to be very costly in 
> Australia, eBay offers 2 (Chinese?) products that sound impressive.
> They are:
> "Archos 5 Android 8GB WiFi GPS HD Internet Tablet" at:
> http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Archos-5-Android-8GB-GPS-Touchscreen-HD-Internet-
> Tablet-/270560860011?cmd=ViewItem&pt=AU_comp_laptop&hash=item3efeaf176b
> and
> "SmartQ V7 MID W1050 Internet Tablet 7 UMPC HDMI 1080P" at:
> http://cgi.ebay.com.au/SmartQ-V7-MID-W1050-Internet-Tablet-7-UMPC-
> HDMI-1080P-/250624581233?
> cmd=ViewItem&pt=AU_MP3_Players&hash=item3a5a639e71
> I would welcome comments/advice from CLUGers who have used either of 
> these products (or comparable products that are sold in Australia).

Officeworks have a few more tablet-y kind of e-readers:

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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