Sharp Corp announced that it will start content delivery service called "Galapagos" in Japan. For a starter, the company will provide the service for electronic book (e-book) readers and launch two tablet PCs for the service in December 2010.
At first, the service for e-book readers will offer about 30,000 contents including major Japanese newspapers, famous magazines and books. It is possible to subscribe to such contents for automatic delivery. Also, some free contents can be automatically delivered as samples. All contents are downloaded to the tablet PCs so that they can be read without an Internet connection, etc.
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