Re: [NTLK] Newton eBook Revolution..

From: John Charlton (
Date: Thu Mar 24 2005 - 20:11:11 PST

On Mar 24, 2005, at 12:29 PM, James Nichols wrote:

> Built in backlight (depending on newton model)
> Direct access to dictionaries while reading
> Easily copy and paste quotes from the source
> Capability of changing the font size (depending on ebook format)
> Built in bookmarking of where you left off (depending on ebook format)
> One can invert the text and background coloration as well as the
> contrast slider to ease eye strain, whereas the contrast and color
> choice of a paper book is fixed.

You didn't mention annotations, another cool Newton-only feature.
(Annotations that you can turn off that is.)

That said, I'm a fan of paper for general reading, but wish there were
more reference texts in nBook format for having with you at all times.


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