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Jul 29 2007

Download the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows e-Book

Last February, J.K. Rowling announced that the seventh and final book of the Harry Potter series, entitled “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” will not be available as e-books. This was already the case of the previous books of Harry Potter.

Two reasons were cited by Rowling for not releasing electronic copies of the book: 1. She was concern about online piracy (which has never been a major problem for the Potter books),

2. And the desire for readers to experience the books on paper.

Although the first reason has minimized the online piracy of the book, it did not totally eliminate it. Copies of the previous versions, available in pdf and other e-book formats, were made available for downloads through P2P sharing programs. These were all user-made.
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Jul 21 2007

Free e-Books for your PDA or cellphone

Personal digital assistants (PDAs) or handheld computers, commonly known as palmtop computers, has evolved from simple organizers to being an e-book library plus several other uses. PDAs provided convenience to read and study your books anywhere. Recently released mobile phones also offer the convenience of storing e-books.

Where to find free e-books?

1. Memoware provides free ebook titles for your PDA. Memoware is a unique collection of thousands of documents (databases, literature, maps, technical references, lists, etc.) specially formatted to be easily added to your PalmOS device, Pocket PC, Windows CE, EPOC, Symbian or other handheld device. The documents available come in a variety of formats and cover a wide range of topics — from fiction to nonfictional.

Files are available in different file formats. Premium e-books titles are also available.
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Jul 12 2007

Free Full Text Books

Fullbooks.com offer thousands of full-text books for free. They offer fiction and nonfictional books. You can find historic books as well. The Darwinian Hypothesis by Thomas H. Huxley, The Boys’ Life of Abraham Lincoln by Helen Nicolay, and The Canadian Dominion, a Chronicle of our Northern Neighbor by Oscar D. Skelton are only among the thousands of books offered.

All books are available in html which offers the convenience to print and save it directly. You also do not need to download the book because it can be opened directly through your browser. Further, document readers are not needed to view them.

Books are also arranged alphabetically for readers’ convenience and easier find. However, a search function is not yet available.
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Jun 02 2007

Free Medical E-Books for Doctors and Medical Students on the Go

Medical iSilo™ Depot is a collection of medical documents created for use with the iSilo™, a highly versatile document reader available for Palm OS®, Pocket PC, Windows Mobile Smartphone, Sybmain UIQ, Symbian Series 60, and Windows® CE Handheld PC handhelds, as well as for Windows® computers.

Medical iSilo Depot has a collection of more than 150 iSilo documents for the medical PDA user and more than 100 are free! These documents are useful for doctors and medical students on the go for quick references while they are away from their books.
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