Sony brings a new dimension to the electronic book with its new Sony Reader. Measuring just 6.9" x 4.9" x .5", it holds up to 80 average sized books at a time. Sony will be happy to sell you a memory stick or SD card to give you room for more.
Looks like Arthur C. Clarke's 1968 newspad is here and ready for you to use.
The e Ink technology provides relatively high contrast, no backlight, no screen flicker and good resolution.
Microcapsules provide the magic—e Ink writes the page just once. Positive
(This Science Fiction in the News story used with permission from Technovelgy.com