Calibre is a software program that is developed by a devoted reader and brilliant programmer, kovidgoyal. The program is free and open source, available for MAC, Windows PC, and Linux users. This week I’m going to address Calibre as the eBook management tool, a program I think is a must ... more >
Had your eye on a mini pc? Best Buy is offering the Asus EEE-PC for the low price of $280. It's got an 8.9" screen size with 4GB flash memory. It runs on Linux. Via Engadget .
On Sunday, I briefly summarized the ebook reading applications for the iPhone. Ebooks on the iPhone are becoming a greater reality due to the sheer number of iPhones purchased. This morning, the news is that the iPhone has overtaken Motorola's Razr as the bestselling phone in the US. Earlier this ... more >
I am still digesting and working on a post regarding the Google BookSearch Settlement. If you have thoughts on it, feel free to email me (jane at dearauthor.com). I’m fairly concerned about the future impacts and my initial feelings are ones of concern. Today, though, I thought I would give ... more >
Would you buy a $99 netbook with a 2 year data plan? The Wall Street Journal reports that computer companies thin you will. HP is negotiating with broadband carriers to work out a deal much like a cell phone purchase which underwrites the cost of a cell phone with a ... more >
Love it? You’ll have to pay nearly 66%* more for it. The Vivienne Tan notebook is part of the HP Mini 100 family. It is less than 1″ thick and weighs 2.25 pounds. There is a LED backlight, an Ethernet jack, 2 USB ports, microphone and integrated webcam. Accessories include ... more >