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BOOK, The Amazing New Device!*

Amazing New Device!

This product blows away PCs, TVs, DVDs and XBOXs.

Introducing the new Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge device, trade named: BOOK.

BOOK is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology: no wires, no electric circuits, no batteries, nothing to be connected or switched on. It's so easy to use, even a child can operate it.

Compact and portable, it can be used anywhere -- even sitting in an armchair by the fire -- yet it is powerful enough to hold as much information as a CD-ROM disc. Here's how it works:

BOOK is constructed of sequentially numbered sheets of paper (recyclable), each capable of holding thousands of bits of information. The pages are locked together with a custom-fit device called a binding, which keeps the sheets in their correct sequence.

Opaque Paper Technology (OPT) allows manufacturers to use both sides of the sheet, doubling the information density and cutting costs. Experts are divided on the prospects for further increases in information density; for now, BOOKs with more information simply use more pages.

Each sheet is scanned optically, registering information directly into your brain. A flick of the finger takes you to the next sheet. BOOK may be taken up at any time and used merely by opening it.

Unlike other display devices, BOOK never crashes or requires rebooting, and it can even be dropped on the floor or stepped on without damage. However, it can become unusable if immersed in water for a significant period of time and should be kept away from heat sources. The "browse" feature allows you to move instantly to any sheet and move forward or backward as you wish. Many come with an "index" feature, which pinpoints the exact location of selected information for instant retrieval.

An optional "BOOKmark" accessory allows you to open BOOK to the exact place you left it in a previous session -- even if the BOOK has been closed. BOOKmarks fit universal design standards; thus, a single BOOKmark can be used in BOOKs by various manufacturers. Conversely, numerous BOOKmarkers can be used in a single BOOK if the user wants to store numerous views at once. The number is limited only by the number of pages in the BOOK.

You can also make personal notes next to BOOK text entries with an optional programming tool, the Portable Erasable Nib Cryptic Intercommunication Language Stylus (PENCILS).

Portable, durable, and affordable, BOOK is being hailed as a precursor of a new entertainment wave. Also, BOOK's appeal seems so certain that thousands of content creators have committed to the platform and investors are reportedly flocking. Look for a flood of new titles soon.

*Not written by me, but I felt is should be shared!

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somayyouall
Jan. 24th, 2006 07:57 pm (UTC)
Hehe, awesome. Is that from The Onion? And looky, I use my book icon! Okay, it's my Hamlet icon, but it's still got books!
melayneseahawk
Jan. 24th, 2006 07:59 pm (UTC)
Dunno, I gacked it from copperbadge, who also gacked it.
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melayneseahawk
Jan. 24th, 2006 08:03 pm (UTC)
When are you free again?
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melayneseahawk
Jan. 24th, 2006 08:24 pm (UTC)
Generally, I'm free after 2p on Tuesday and Thursday, but not until next week. Next Thursday, perhaps? We could do lunch somewhere.
ibneko
Jan. 25th, 2006 02:14 am (UTC)
Hehe~
miikarin
Jan. 25th, 2006 04:51 am (UTC)
Hear, hear!

How true it is. Thanks for sharing!
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