The history of Electronic Books


An Electronic Book or E-Book as they are universally known, is a text-based publication in digital form.  While they may contain images and graphs of some kind, mostly their formats lead them to be text-based.

E-books are designed to be read off an electronically compatible device either an IReader, a Kindle EReader, tablet or personal computer.   While E-Books are the actual text and document being read, an E-Reader is the device that makes this possible.  E-books are stored as electronic files, they are small and easy to share and purchase.

They are convenient, light and have a huge storage capacity, that allows for incredible travel reading, electronic notes, and character summaries.  However, they were not always like this.

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