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E-ink tablet wirelessly mirrors laptop?

My computer is inside my apartment; my e-ink tablet is in the backyard; both are on the same wireless network. The tablet both (1) mirrors everything on the computer and (2) serves as a wireless keyboard and mouse, sending my touch commands to the computer. How close to this setup am I able to come right now? [more inside]
posted by foursentences on Apr 8, 2014 - 5 answers

Serif or Sans Serif on Ebook Readers?

Is there any consensus as to whether serif on sans-serif fonts are easier on the eyes when using e-ink based readers?
posted by Yakuman on Sep 6, 2012 - 7 answers

Nook vs. Kindle? Please help me choose.

I am looking to purchase an e-ink reader... Been looking at the Kindle and Nook and I am having trouble deciding. One of my top priorities is that books I purchase not be lost in 3, 5 or 10 years down the road. Which device is most likely to be be future proof? I also have specific uses that I want it to work for such as being able to load PDFs of academic articles/books and access to the library (see extended explanation for more uses). Thanks for your help! [more inside]
posted by D Wiz on Mar 20, 2012 - 43 answers

What should I know about buying a Kindle DX?

I'm considering purchasing a Kindle DX, but the current version is two years old and two hardware generations behind the regular Kindle. Is there functionality in the newer versions of the regular Kindle that I would miss when using the Kindle DX? Is it likely to be replaced or discontinued in the near future? Is there anything else that I should know about before buying a Kindle DX?
posted by theclaw on Feb 28, 2012 - 14 answers

Two eReaders enter . . .

Should my next eReader be a kindle touch or a nook touch? [more inside]
posted by PhoBWanKenobi on Nov 18, 2011 - 30 answers

What's the best device for reading and annotating PDFs?

What's the best device for reading and annotating PDFs? I'm trying to decide between a tablet pc (maybe the Lenovo X220T), a netbook fitted with a PixelQi screen, an Entourage Edge, an OLPC, or some sort of e-reader. Any other suggestions, are of course, welcome. [more inside]
posted by matkline on Aug 1, 2011 - 14 answers

E-ink blog?

Is there a blog dedicated to reporting advancements in e-ink/e-paper technology? [more inside]
posted by softsantear on Oct 1, 2008 - 3 answers

Help me find a portable electronic reader

Anyone with experience in electronic readers, such as the Sony Reader? I have an extensive collection of textbooks in PDF format and tired of sitting at my computer to read them. [more inside]
posted by geoff. on May 3, 2007 - 7 answers

Is the iRex iLiad worth it?

I've been lusting after the iRex iLiad for a year... and I'm starting law school in the fall. I'm trying to convince myself that I can use it for my reading for class (as well as my recreational reading). Anyone have one and want to share experiences? [more inside]
posted by yggdrasil on Apr 9, 2007 - 14 answers

E-ink Librie functional chinese clones

E-ink devices, have you tried one ? How does it feel ? This guy was rather disappointed with Sony Librie. This chinese company apparently produces (and sell, where, who, how much ?) two functional clone without the DRM bull. That'd be a nice xmas present for geeks.
posted by elpapacito on Dec 12, 2005 - 5 answers

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