Openmoko announced today the availability of WikiReader, a palm-sized electronic encyclopedia containing the more than three million English language articles of Wikipedia that can be accessed immediately anytime, anywhere without requiring an Internet connection. This small instant-on device has a monochrome touch screen and is powered by 2 AAA batteries that are claimed to work for months before depleted. WikiReader is available for $99 at http://thewikireader.com and Amazon.com starting today. A yearly subscription plan for updated microSD cards is also available for $29.
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