Gallery: Biblio Leaf: Toshiba to Launch Solar-Powered E-Reader

 

Aren’t e-readers great? They save on trees being cut down to make books, they enable you to carry a whole library with you, and they’re pretty cool to look at. There’s just one thing holding them back – the amount of power they use. One can hardly argue they’re more environmentally friendly than books when you have to charge it every couple of chapters. In order to change this, a number of e-reader producers are creating sun-powered models such as LG’s Solar Reader and Toshiba’s Biblio Leaf.

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  1. XenoSilvano March 23, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    I think it might have been better if they had placed the solar panel on the back.

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