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Old 10-09-2012, 01:57 PM   #1
Darth W
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Copy files from PC while reading

Hello,

I am looking for an e-book reader that allows to read books and to transfer files from a PC via USB at the same time. I am particularly interested in doing what follows:
* download a PDF or ePub document on my PC;
* drag&drop it to my reader;
* immediately open the document on the reader.

I already know that things are not that easy on the Kindle or the Cybook Odyssey: you need to disconnect/unmount the reader in order to read a document and reconnect it to transfer a new one.

Does anyone know a brand/model that allows reading and syncing via USB at the same time?

EDIT: Summary of the replies up to #18: The Kindle Fire HD (Android) allows this (by using the Media Transfer Protocol instead of the classic mass storage mode) but currently no regular e-book reader does. However manufacturers could theoretically do it as all these devices are based on Linux.

Last edited by Darth W; 10-16-2012 at 04:39 PM.
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