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[30 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

There is an interesting conversation going on over at Pogue’s Posts, an New York Times blog, discussing why PDFs are still primarily created in portrait orientation and not landscape. The instigator argues that because we are printing less and less PDFs to paper, that we shouldn’t be restricted by portrait mode and that more user manuals and such things should be printed in landscape orientation.

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[26 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

The Nieman Journalism Lab is reporting (although unconfirmed at this stage) that there are 10,000 Kindle owners subscribed to the paid electronic edition of The New York Times.
One other important note from that internal New York Times memo my colleague Zach got a hold of: The company reports it has “more than 10,000 paid subscribers” to an electronic edition of the newspaper on Amazon’s Kindle ebook reader.
Very interesting if it’s true. 10,000 isn’t a big number by itself, but if you compare it to the number of rumoured Kindle owners — around 240,000 according …