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Apple’s OS X Lion can create EPUB files!

If you’re using or plan to upgrade to the latest Apple operating system, Lion, you’ll discover a nifty ebook trick baked into the Automator program: it can create EPUB files! The website Mac OS X Automation reported it first, so … Continue reading

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ReadBeam makes it easy to read newspapers and blogs on your ereader

If you don’t want to use Calibre, or can’t be bothered to figure out how to use it to subscribe to news feeds and send them to your ereader, you might want to give ReadBeam a try. The service offers … Continue reading

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Literature Map from Gnod uses fancy robot math to suggest new authors to you

From what I can tell by the intro paragraph on the home page, Gnod is an experiment in creating a self-aware deathbot who will someday enslave us all. But until that day it’s a fun way to discover new authors … Continue reading

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Readability adds “send to Kindle” support

Readability, the free service that makes web pages easier on the eyes with a simple click, has introduced a new “send to Kindle” feature. This is essentially what Kindlebility has been offering for a few months, but now it’s baked … Continue reading

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Build your own multi-article EPUB with GrabMyBooks Firefox add-on

Do you forage the web for articles that you’d rather read on your ereader device? Here’s a cool tool that lets you collect them into a single downloadable EPUB file. Continue reading

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No time to look for good articles? Let Delivereads do it

Look at how many awesome tools we now have to keep ourselves stocked with high-quality reading material: Instapaper and Read It Later are great services if you’ve found an article you want to save for later; Readability and Readable do … Continue reading

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Using Amazon Cloud Drive to store ebooks

Does Amazon’s new Cloud Drive online storage service play well with the Kindle? I tested it out on the first day, and the short answer is yes, but for now not very well. Continue reading

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Turn your Kindle into a universal translator with Kindlefish

Visiting another country anytime soon? Bring your Kindle — a new website lets you use the Kindle’s free 3G connection to quickly translate phrases into over 50 different languages. Continue reading

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