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Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode

(PhysOrg.com) -- LG Display has set the production clock ticking for a plastic EPD (electronic paper display) product which in turn is expected to set e-book marketability fast-forward. In an announcement Thursday, Korea-based ...

Google to start selling electronic books

Google on Tuesday said it will soon begin selling electronic books that people can read on any Internet-connected device including Apple's hot-selling iPad tablet computers.

Long-Awaited 'Alex' Android eReader Ready For Pre-Orders

(PhysOrg.com) -- You can preorder the first Alex Reader today... finally! Alex, the first Google Android-powered eReader will ship to preorders in mid-April, five months after its announcement made a huge splash last October. ...

Qualcomm's next e-book to use a mirasol display

(PhysOrg.com) -- Qualcomm subsidiary Mirasol is developing a new e-book reader with a color display that uses ambient light. The reader will be capable of displaying video smoothly, but the new features will have little impact ...

The Asus New Folding E-Book Reader

(PhysOrg.com) -- Asus has demonstrated a prototype of an e-book reader it is developing. Unlike its competitors, the device resembles a normal book, having two touch screens that will fold up.

Amazon expected to lift wraps on large-screen Kindle

Amazon.com is widely expected to lift the wraps on a new large-screen Kindle device this week, which could be the first in a line of electronic reading devices geared toward newspapers and textbooks.

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E-book

An e-book (short for electronic book, also written eBook or ebook) is an e-text that forms the digital media equivalent of a conventional printed book, often protected with a digital rights management system. E-books are usually read on personal computers or smart phones, or on dedicated hardware devices known as e-book readers or e-book devices. Many mobile phones can also be used to read e-books.

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