My Kindle Spanish to English Dictionary in the Wild

Early this year, I made available to the internet for free the Kindle formatted dictionary that does Spanish to English translation. I know that people continue to use it and… Early this year, I made available to the internet for free the Kindle formatted dictionary that does Spanish to English translation. I know that people […]

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Ebooks From TV – My New Side Project

It’s true, I do not need Yet One More Side Project. Regardless, I have one. Talking to Paul Fischer at Balticon a few weeks ago, I was mentioning to him… It’s true, I do not need Yet One More Side Project. Regardless, I have one. Talking to Paul Fischer at Balticon a few weeks ago, […]

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Using Calibre to Fetch Instapaper Documents

Today I was listening to Episode #81 of the Kindle Chronicles. It was especially interesting to me for three reasons: James McQuivey’s analysis of the Amazon/Macmillan dispute Len gave tips… Today I was listening to Episode #81 of the Kindle Chronicles. It was especially interesting to me for three reasons: James McQuivey’s analysis of the […]

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More Kindle Stuff

I’m aware that most of what little I’ve blogged in calendar year 2010 is Kindle related. What can I say? It’s what I’ve been most interested in lately, which corresponds… I’m aware that most of what little I’ve blogged in calendar year 2010 is Kindle related. What can I say? It’s what I’ve been most […]

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Kindle Vs Nook: My Experience

Update: Since this post seems to have gotten a lot of traction and still gets hits and comments, I should point out that whether you choose the Kindle or the… Update: Since this post seems to have gotten a lot of traction and still gets hits and comments, I should point out that whether you […]

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My Free and Open Kindle Formatted Spanish to English Dictionary

Over the holidays, I took upon myself a challenge. I’ve been fiddling around creating a Mobipocket format dictionary consisting of Spanish words and their English translations. I wanted to be… Over the holidays, I took upon myself a challenge. I’ve been fiddling around creating a Mobipocket format dictionary consisting of Spanish words and their English […]

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Kindle Tools I Am Using

I got my Kindle in March 2009 and shortly after that I installed Calibre, mostly to test out its ability to convert PDFs and other documents into Mobi format. It… I got my Kindle in March 2009 and shortly after that I installed Calibre, mostly to test out its ability to convert PDFs and other […]

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Google Contacts and the G1

I have not been the slightest bit tempted by the iPhone but I’m a little interested in the idea of the G1 Android phone. Our AT&T contracts aren’t up until… I have not been the slightest bit tempted by the iPhone but I’m a little interested in the idea of the G1 Android phone. Our […]

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Making a Zune Holder Out of Trash

I’ve been doing a lot of video watching at my desk at work since Ken Kennedy was kind enough to give me his unused Zune. One of the downsides of… I’ve been doing a lot of video watching at my desk at work since Ken Kennedy was kind enough to give me his unused Zune. […]

Thoughts on the Zune

Thanks to friend of the blog/podcast Ken I now have a 30 GB Microsoft Zune on indefinite loan. I got it the day before Thanksgiving. Because of all the videos… Thanks to friend of the blog/podcast Ken I now have a 30 GB Microsoft Zune on indefinite loan. I got it the day before Thanksgiving. […]

Headphone Keeper

I saw this link on the Make blog about a project to make a headphone cord organizer out of an old credit card. I’ve been meaning to put it together… I saw this link on the Make blog about a project to make a headphone cord organizer out of an old credit card. I’ve been […]

Creative Zen V Plus and My Podcast Enjoyment Workflow

So after a few weeks of using it, I have to say that I’m pretty happy with my new Creative Zen V Plus. After the pain in the ass of… So after a few weeks of using it, I have to say that I’m pretty happy with my new Creative Zen V Plus. After the […]

More on Gadgets

On Friday, I had my first stint watching videos on the Creative Zen V Plus. I wasn’t completely sold, but I have to sat it was quite an agreeable experience…. On Friday, I had my first stint watching videos on the Creative Zen V Plus. I wasn’t completely sold, but I have to sat it […]

New Portable Player

My mobiBLU cube that has given me so much trouble over the last year and a half finally became too much trouble to keep using. When I mounted it and… My mobiBLU cube that has given me so much trouble over the last year and a half finally became too much trouble to keep using. […]

Here’s When I’m Getting the iPhone

Scoble asks where people are going to get an iPhone. I’m answering as if the question was “when”, because that’s more interesting to me. This is right in line with… Scoble asks where people are going to get an iPhone. I’m answering as if the question was “when”, because that’s more interesting to me. This […]

Ebook Detractors Live On

Frequent correspondent Derek sent me this link to an article stating that ebooks are doomed. I suppose I could do some point by point contrarianism, but nine years after I… Frequent correspondent Derek sent me this link to an article stating that ebooks are doomed. I suppose I could do some point by point contrarianism, […]

Shuffle Swap

Yesterday afternoon, I plugged in my Shuffle to the iBook to refresh my listening content. It didn’t mount as a drive, it didn’t mount in iTunes and it didn’t flash… Yesterday afternoon, I plugged in my Shuffle to the iBook to refresh my listening content. It didn’t mount as a drive, it didn’t mount in […]

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Microsoft Music Slights Pocket PC

According to MS Mobiles, music downloaded from the new MS music service doesn’t play on Pocket PCs. Ouch, that sounds kind of like a spit in the face of all… According to MS Mobiles, music downloaded from the new MS music service doesn’t play on Pocket PCs. Ouch, that sounds kind of like a spit […]

Zaurus and Macs

I haven’t been posting much about the Zaurus lately. I’ve been busy and haven’t been doing anything beyond simple everyday stuff with it, so there hasn’t been much to talk… I haven’t been posting much about the Zaurus lately. I’ve been busy and haven’t been doing anything beyond simple everyday stuff with it, so there […]

Ebooks, E-ink, E-yawn

I link less to this slashdot item about an e-ink driven ebook reader and more to the discussion thread. Starting with the very first comment, you see all the same… I link less to this slashdot item about an e-ink driven ebook reader and more to the discussion thread. Starting with the very first comment, […]

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