Manybooks.net serves up 15,030 free books for cell phones—via mnybks.net (no typo)
October 27, 2006 | 11:40 pm
And now there’s a new twist—a cell-phone-friendly incarnation of the 15,030-book site with a super-simple layout that underpowered devices can easily digest. Only, this version is called mnybks.net, which makes sense when you’re in Entry Hell. Then do a bookmark if you can.
Update: Please note that the only file output right now on the mobile site is .jar, really for cell phones rather than PDAs, but perhaps manybook.net will add other formats like Mobipocket.
If so, in ease of use, manybooks.net would then be the leading public domain site for owners of PDAs, too, not just cell phones. And in case you want to know how Matt McClintock, Mr. Manybooks, did the simple layout, just go to Hawhaw, short for “HTML and WML hybrid adapted Webserver.”
Update, 2:30 a.m, Oct. 28: Revised to address the format issue.
Update, 9:57 a.m.: In a note to MobileRead, Matt says he hopes to make his main site easier to use with handhelds. Great!