Digital Bible Player
The Digital Bible Player (DBP) lets you replace that unwieldy paper Bible with an electronic one. It also plays MP3s and has an FM tuner. Bookmarking your favorite passages is also permitted.
(Digital Bible Player)
Via SD memory slot, you can add other e-books as well.
This device understandably makes me think about science fiction author Frank Herbert's filament paper book, a bible especially developed for space travelers:
"Before I go, I've a gift for you, something I came across in packing." He put an object on the table between them -- black, oblong, no larger than the end of Paul's thumb.
Paul looked at it. Yueh noted how the boy did not reach for it, and thought: How cautious he is.
"It's a very old Orange Catholic Bible made for space travelers. Not a filmbook, but actually printed on filament paper. It has its own magnifier and electrostatic charge system."
(Read more about Herbert's Orange Catholic Bible)
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