An early reference and description of electronic book hardware and operation. (Read
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|"Is anyone except me reminded of Wikipedia when they go back and re-read the Hitchiker's Trilogy? Give us a hundred or so years to perfect it, but we've got it right here, right now, in its earliest form..."|
(Smiley McDeath 12/3/2004 4:57:35 PM )
|"My wife and I were talking about the possiblity of having satellites dedicated to Wikipedia like GPS. World-wide coverage and just a small handheld device. I would not even think twice about buying one."|
(InfoSocialist 9/13/2005 2:47:30 AM )
|"Isnt that device called a blackberry? (or anything else that can access the internet?)"|
(Masa Thavia 1/13/2006 9:14:33 AM )
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