Sharp made an announcement that it will be introducing a cloud-based media manufacturing, named Galapagos, to the Japanese market in December 2010, with two, tablet-style e-books.
Galapagos will initially be an e-book bookstore with emphasis on periodicals, but more content will be available over time.
The test will launch with approximately 30,000 books, magazines, and newspapers, and will feature an automated daily delivery service for periodicals, as well as free trials of books. Galapagos will allow users to mark items in periodicals or books as favorites, recommend them to others, and have their newspaper . . . → Read More: Galapagos Tablets and E-Bookstore will be Launched by Sharp on Japan