Originally Posted by JAcheson
"Earl" is an Android tablet with a 6" e-ink screen and solar cells on the back, designed to be a back-country survival tool with GPS and preloaded maps. It also is set up to read Epub, Mobi and PDF.
Further, it has a fairly decent radio in it:
The tablet has a 3000mAh battery rated for 20 hours of active use. The solar cells are supposed to recharge it in 5 hours.
Originally seen on Engadget
Frankly, I'm interested in the thing just to have a full-fledged Android tablet with an e-ink screen.
Oh wow. This is wild! Being a radio-geek and ham radio operater since I was a kid I love this thing.