Google has apparently put its eBook monopoly onto iPhone. It has announced that a mobile phone version of Google Book Search will offer over a million and a half digitized books. Their optical recognition system has some way to go. The Register quotes a section from Carroll's handwritten manuscript of "Alice's Adventures Under Ground."

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