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Searchlight eBook Training, Inc. of Ohio and Franklin Electronic Publishers of New Jersey recently announced the creation of the nationās first all-electronic book, or "eBook" classroom.

Resurrection Catholic School in Dayton was selected from among dozens of elementary, junior, and high schools as the pilot site for the introduction of the innovative form of "paperless" learning.

Interesting trial application. Could revolutionize text book industry.

Photos and reviews of several pen tablet computers. Broad application related trials

At first glance most people will think the HP

Jornada 820 is a subnotebook. This most

conventional-looking of the first wave of H/PC

Pro devices looks like a slightly underfed

notebook; it has a clamshell design and a

touch pad. Jornada is Spanish for journey, but

the company wants you to pronounce it

"Jornada," not "Hornada." The Jornadaās

expected street price of $1,000 includes a 56K V.90 internal modem. If you prefer a touch pad to a touch screen and want a conventional notebook-style design, the Jornada 820 is a likely candidate with an unexpected name.

Extensive specs and company propaganda, third party mag rated

Jornada 680

Nizkov Technologies is pleased to announce the availability of the HP Jornada 680 Handheld PC.

Here is a recent news release from HP about this product:


HP Jornada Family Line Now Provides a Windows CE Color Handheld to Answer All Mobile Computing Needs PALO ALTO, Calif., March 17, 1999 -- Hewlett-Packard Company today announced the HP Jornada 680 Handheld PC, the third product in its comprehensive line of Windows CE color handheld products. The HP Jornada family now provides a full range of mobile devices that fulfill the needs of all mobile professionals.

Extensive specs and HP pressrelease for the 680

Current info and photos of hitachi ce tablets

HPW-600EUT ö press release w/specs

PDF with ad cover and spec sheet


great article regarding IA and OS-nonspecific.

Microsoft Office--and in all likelihood Windows--are on their way to becoming relics. The

days of shrink-wrapped, retail software are waning. Web-based delivery of applications

will change the nature of a one-size-fits-all business suite. And emerging Internet

appliances--such as's Windows-less IPAD, Handspring's Visor, and the

near ubiquitous Palm Pilot--confirm that no one will give a hoot what OS is inside the box.

Dissagree with lots of the garbage/oponion except the last few tech-direction paragraphs.