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Book that Downloads Words

You have the physical book, now download the title, author, and words...
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How many times have you gone through a book and want to keep reading some more, without going to the library? You buy the physical book shell, about 400 with electronic pages. Then, you connect to the internet through the book modem and choose the actual novel you want to read. After a short period of time, the book would appear. Depending on its length, the font size would change. Or, the book could be divided into part 1, and then part 2. There might have to be a small charge for each book, so that the copywriters wouldn't get mad. Fun!
sumidog123, Aug 17 2002

Sans the 'physical pages' http://www.palm.com/
[phoenix, Aug 17 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

All about electronic paper http://www.eink.com/
[phoenix, Aug 17 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Rocket eBook http://www.rocket-ebook.com/
One example of the genre. [jutta, Aug 18 2002]

Planet EBook: Hardware http://www.planeteb...d=14&TBCategoryID=8
Different display systems available. [jutta, Aug 19 2002]


       This is similar to the existing genre of "ebook"s, although the marketing model conception of contiguous text is slightly different here.   

       A copywriter is someone who writes advertising texts. What you mean is a "copyright owner".   

       Reading text on a screen sucks.
jutta, Aug 18 2002

       jutta, reading on a clay tablet sucks too. I don't doubt that even I will live to see acceptible 'e-paper', reflective and the resolution of newsprint.
pfperry, Aug 19 2002

       UB: Nothing like knowing something you *just* bought is outdated already, huh? What am I to do with all these books now?
Mr Burns, Aug 19 2002

       [thc] shirley computers are practically outdated the moment you get them. I have a friend who is constantly complaining that he has to buy new upgrades for his comp to keep it in touch with current technology.
kaz, Aug 19 2002

       cool. you could make the pages slightly luminous as an option, so you could read at night w/o a flashlight or lamp
dingbats247, Aug 24 2002


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