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TOP 10 ebook sites
(updated April 4, 04)
1. FictionWise,
multi formats one stop shopping site, include non fiction and exclusive short fictions.
2. BlackMask, the best free ebook site in several formats.
3. PeanutPress, award winning ebook store for PDA, friendly DRM solutions.
4. Execubook, eSummaries that deliver wisdom. Perfect for PDA users.
5. eBookAd, many indies label are here
6. Univ. of Virginia Library, Free ebooks
7. FreeeLiterature dot com, classics for free
8. Memoware, free documents from volunteers.

9. ESSPC, great place to start your collection (Free)
10.The Online Book Page, from U.Penn.
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5 Recommended eBooks from my ebook shelf
(April 04)
(email me for 10% off coupon)

1. Don't Know Much About History
2. Dirty Little Secrets
3. Killing The Buddha
4. The Get With the Program! Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants
5. Flirt Coach
 

Pocket PC eBooks
Bestseller List
(Jan-Mar 04)

1. Star Trek Series
2. Angels and Demons
3. Holly Bible NIV ed.
4. The Da Vinci Code
5. Deception Points
6. Letters to Penthouse XIX
7. Letters to Penthouse XVIII
8. Resolutions
9. 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom
10. Against All Enemies

 

 
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Pocket PC eBooks Watch - eBook and beyond  
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  3/06/2006

ePaper news
E-Paper Enters Practical Use
ePaper is arriving at a steady pace.
In December 2005, passers-by stopped at the sight of an unfamiliar object that had appeared in one of the concourses of JR Tokyo station. Equipped with six monitors, the object cycled through displays of news, weather, station guidance and other subjects at about 5-minute intervals. The displays offered good contrast, but were monochrome, and the appearance was significantly different from the color displays with which everyone is familiar these days. Upon closer scrutiny, it was possible to read: "Demonstration test for electronic paper displays in progress."

In 2006 a variety of equipment using E-paper is likely to start appearing here and there (Fig 1). In January of 2006, for example, Seiko Watch Corp of Japan released a watch using E-paper for the face display, while Ishida Co Ltd of Japan began marketing a shelf price tag using an E-paper display to supermarkets and other retailers. Other recent developments have included a practical, general-purpose E-paper display from Hitachi Ltd of Japan, and an equipment clock using E-paper from Citizen Watch Co Ltd of Japan for public facilities like stations and schools. Meanwhile Asahi Glass Co Ltd of Japan is developing a practical public display terminal. And this is only the tip of the iceberg.
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