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Old 11-27-2012, 03:56 PM   #155
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Originally Posted by l_macd View Post
The problem is it doesn't actually read epubs, as the Guardian article states, it stores and displays them as highly rendered bitmaps - it's essentially a bitmap viewer (and can only store a maximum of five).

Seems utterly pointless?
Actually they only support up to 5 books but in fact you can have more than a dozen depending on how big they are. It is dependent on memory size and as you say they are images, most likely not compressed simple gray bitmaps.

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