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Reading with Android: Sony

Sony has at long last followed Amazon, B&N, Borders and Kobo and released a reading app for the Android platform.   Was it worth the wait?   Upon opening the app you are presented with the >>˜Home’ screen.   At the top… more

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Reading with Android: Aldiko 2

Aldiko has long been a favorite among Android users, now the developers have taken things a step further by adding support for Adobe DRM’d ePubs and PDFs.   Not only can you sideload books using “regular” Adobe ID based DRM from… more

How to Add a Plugin to Calibre

How to Add a Plugin to Calibre

Kovid Goyal is probably the most generous man of the ebook publishing era.   He has created, maintained and supported a software program called Calibre and distributes it for free.   Without Calibre, my enjoyment of ebooks would be greatly diminished.   This… more

Tips Reading Adobe ePub and PDF Books

Tips Reading Adobe ePub and PDF Books

After last week’s Harlequin ebook sale, I had a number of questions from readers who couldn’t actually read the ePub books that they had bought.   Adobe encryption is a frustrating animal because downloading your book is a two step process.  … more