Jae Kim has created a next generation e-reader concept called The Page that is as thin as a sheet of paper, can fold up and has an e-ink screen that can display text and images. E-readers may be all the rage now with their storage capacities and high-tech wizardry, but they lack a special something that traditional print media still has. Maybe it’s the ability to fold up a newspaper or magazine and stuff it into your bag, or maybe it’s the layout that makes it easier to read. Kim sought to combine the two formats into a high tech reader that has the flexibility of paper.
Source: DesignBoom via Inhabitat. Also see “Going Out of Print” from MIT Technology Review about the ereader market and how traditional newspapers are adapting. Also see the soon to be released USD 150 ereader Kobo. Wired also has an overview of “8 Tablets That Aren’t Made by Apple”.