The electronic display of the future--unveiled Sept. 8 at the San Diego tech conference DemoFall08--looks much like a magazine, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. The device, which has not been given a name, has roughly the same cover dimensions, thickness, and weight of a typical issue of Newsweek. And like the magazine, it can store hundreds of pages of content. Using a technology called electronic ink--also used in the Kindle and Sony Reader Digital Book--the prototype displayed a rotating loop of text and images switching from magazine cover to office documents and then a newspaper page formatted to fit


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