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1.5 Million Books in Your Pocket

Submitted by on February 5, 2009 – 10:33 pm 190 views One Comment

Great news for mobile/cell owners and those who love learning:

“One of the great things about an iPhone or Android phone is being able to play Pacman while stuck in line at the post office. Sometimes though, we yearn for something more than just playing games or watching videos.

What if you could also access literature’s greatest works, such as Emma and The Jungle Book, right from your phone? Or, some of the more obscure gems such as Mark Twain’s hilarious travelogue, Roughing It? Today we are excited to announce the launch of a mobile version of Google Book Search, opening up over 1.5 million mobile public domain books in the US (and over half a million outside the US) for you to browse while buying your postage.”

Continue reading at http://booksearch.blogspot.com/2009/02/15-million-books-in-your-pocket.html

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  • Nick Duffill says:

    “…while stuck in line at the post office. Sometimes though, we yearn for something more than just playing games or watching videos.”

    How about talking to your fellow humans instead? A classic case of a solution in search of a problem. :-)

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