Calibre ebook management for Kindle or ebook reader

I love Calibre – Calibre is a free open source e-book library management application.  In short – it manages your eBooks like iTunes does for your tracks. I’m late to this game, as Calibre actually launched in 2006 after the release of the first e-ink based reader the Sony PRS-500. Kovid Goyal immediately realised that there were no good tools to convert the books in to the correct formats to be able to read them on the Sony, so with the help of mobileread.com libres500 was born, later to be changed to Calibre in 2008. Today calibre is a vibrant open-source community with half a […]

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New, new Twitter simplified? Is Old Twitter back?

Today on 8th December 2011 Twitter announced a new version of Twitter, they say that they have simplified the design to make it easier to follow, connect and discover. They will be rolling this version out over the next few weeks but you can already get it on mobile iPhone or Android, just download from iTunes or Marketplace. So did they bring back Old Twitter….. No I’m afraid not. However, maybe they have been listening to our complaints and problems with the last update to Twitter, as it looks pretty good.  Sadly not back to full screen but maybe more […]

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Ubertwitter returns with new baby – Ubersocial

With so much publicity over the last few days Ubermedia must be rubbing their hands together. I’m sure they had a bit of work to do but I’m also certain have now gained many new users, with having a trending topic for 4 days. This suspension hasn’t done them any harm as far as I can see. Last night people were tweeting like mad waiting for for a link after Ubersocial announced11pm GMT Sunday – @UBERSOC – Great news! Twitter has approved our changes, and we expect to provide a new version in about an hour.But it was almost 3 hours […]

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Facebook Closing?! How to back up Facebook.

Due to a now viral message, everyone now believes that Facebook is closing down on 15th March? LOL Oh really? They’ve just got $500 million investment from Goldman Sachs and Digital Sky Technologies but that’s not important right now,  apparently its all too much for Mark Zuckerberg and he’s closing down. Its not a funfair at Hastings that hasn’t been running well for 3 years… its not a Chip~Shop that started selling soggy chips… its not something that Yahoo got bored with… its FACEBOOK! Its all over the internet now, and of course its just….. a horrible hoax, a joke, a set of Chinese whispers, a ridiculous rumour. […]

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