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[4 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]

ePub Converter 2.1 is an efficient tool to convert the PDF, HTML, XML, TXT, GIF and JPEG documents in to ePub file format. ePub Converter 2.1 supports batch and user interface conversion of documents.

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[4 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

PDF format is one of the most popular formats in e-readers. Among over 40 types of e-readers in the marketplace, the Sony Reader is one of the most favorite for many users worldwide. Read this article for improving your reading experience with the Sony Reader.

Editorials »

[29 Jan 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

I recently interviewed Foxit CEO Eugene Y. Xiong about the upcoming release of Foxit’s eSlick Reader — which we first covered back in December, 2008.
A quick recap: the eSlick Reader is an e-reading device and competitor to Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader, amongst others. Its focus is on providing support for ebooks that use PDF as the file format of choice and includes reflow technology which ensures that the content you’re reading fits the screen in the best way possible. Like the Kindle and Sony Reader, it uses E-Ink technology for the …

Document Management, Ebooks, Editorials, PDF Reader »

[27 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]

Previously we’ve covered the announcement of the Foxit eSlick, a competitor to Sony Reader and and Amazon’s Kindle — now we have footage of the first prototype of the Foxit eSlick to share with you.

Foxit Software has also posted a video on YouTube demonstrating the hotly anticipated reflow feature in the eSlick.

The reflow functionality is important because it means that the text in the PDF document can automatically be reorganized to fit the screen size. More information about the eSlick Reader can be found here.

Ebooks »

[22 Dec 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

Foxit Software, famous for their Adobe Reader alternative Foxit Reader, has entered the eBook Reader race with the release of Foxit eSlick. A competively priced (US$229.99 direct, US$259.99 rrp) alternative to the Kindle and Sony Reader, eSlick uses Foxit’s PDF viewer technology to let users read PDFs on the electronic reading device.
All-in-all the specs for the eSlick are quite similar to its competitors. It uses E-ink technology for the display, has a 600 x 800 screen, includes 128MB of RAM, weights 6.4 ounces (180 grams) and measures 7.4 inches x 4.7 …

Editorials »

[31 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

If you’ve been following this blog recently you will have noticed that I’ve developed a bit of an obsession with e-book readers. It persists. In this video we see a demo of the Sony Reader and the E-Ink technology that it uses — which not-so-coincidentally, I’m really impressed with.

Wouldn’t it be nice if your laptop screen was as crisp as that?

Adobe, Ebooks, General News, PDF Reader »

[29 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

Don Fluckinger’s latest article at PDFzone looks at the e-Book market and how while the Kindle and Sony Reader are getting more popular, reading e-books — as PDF files of course — on personal computers is still the most popular method.

PDF Creation »

[15 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Sony have released a 43 page guide on how to best create PDF files for the Sony Reader. Topics include:

Creating PDFs from Word Processing Documents
Creating PDFs from Presentations
Creating PDFs from Professional Layout Applications

The Sony Reader guide for creating optimized PDF content can be downloaded from here.