WikiReader puts 3 million Wikipedia articles in Dad’s hand anytime anywhere – no Internet needed
How better to tell Dad he’s the smartest guy in the world than to give him the gift of instant knowledge – the WikiReader – for Father’s Day. The $99 handheld device developed by Openmoko contains nearly all the text and hyperlinks of the Wikipedia, a dynamic and ever-changing collection of more than 3 million articles of the world’s knowledge. Dad can search for information easily using the virtual keyboard on the lightweight, pocket-sized 4″ by 4″ WikiReader and view answers instantly, guaranteeing that his kids will continue to see him as the smartest guy on earth.
The WikiReader is the brainchild of Sean Moss-Pultz, an open source engineer and developer who dreamt up a way to let people indulge in exploring information anytime, anywhere without the constraints and costs of having to go online. The WikiReader’s simple three-button interface and pleasant rounded box design come from award-winning California ex Apple and surfboard designer, Thomas Meyerhoffer.
The Ideal Fathers Day Present lets Dad look up Millions of Wikipedia Articles in the Palm of His Hand without the Internet
“Being curious is a great way to stay young and interesting,” said Sean Moss-Pultz, CEO of Openmoko, developers of the WikiReader. “It’s the perfect Father’s Day gift, whether Dad needs an immediate answer to settle a bar bet between friends, impress his kids, present vital information in a business meeting, or simply wants to kick back and indulge in exploring information.”