|04-15-2008, 01:13 PM||#1|
Ebook fanatic since 1962
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: By the sea in Southern England
Device: Cybook3/REB1100/REB1150/REB1200/Kolin/iRex iLiad/JetBook & JB Mini
Search Engine - another feature all ebooks should have
A simple search engine lets you find your place in a book, or a quote or a topic in any book in the currently loaded library.
I wonder how much memory it would need?
James - who keeps all his ebook files in his computer as well as in his ebook readers and uses Google Desktop a lot
|04-15-2008, 01:15 PM||#2|
Wearer of Pants
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Norman, OK
Device: Amazon Kindle DX / iPhone
Well, it's more a hardware/software issue than ebook issue. The Kindle has a search capability, and it does take some time to index something when you first put it on the device but after that it's great - search will give you results from the book, dictionary, and every other book on your device.
Pretty handy. One of the reasons I picked the Kindle.
|04-15-2008, 03:13 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Republic of Texas Embassy at Jackson, TN
Device: Nook GL+
The biggest hurdle for most of this newest batch of devices is entering the string you want to search for. Obviously this doesn't apply to Kindle, since it has a keyboard, but entering a search string on the Sony or Cybook device would be a bit difficult. While some sort of scheme could be worked out to manage the task, it would be fairly cumbersome, at best.
|04-15-2008, 03:56 PM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Kobo Aura H2O, Sony PRS-650, Sony PRS-T1, nook STR, iPad 4, iPhone 5
The Sony could do it if you did it like on a telephone keypad. Like you enter text with the average cell phone.
|04-15-2008, 04:28 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tampa, FL USA
Device: Kindle Touch
|04-15-2008, 04:47 PM||#6|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2 & Air 2
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