20 things you can learn about browsers and the Web … from an ebook

I just came across this awesome ebook from the Google Chrome team titled "20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web". One of the cool things about the book is that it is not downloadable but is rather coded in HTML 5. I haven't read it yet but it looks like a goodie!

"PDF" ebooks from kalahari.net won't work on your Kindle

I got excited when I saw that kalahari.net offers "PDF" ebooks and bought a book on the Consumer Protection Act (the link contains an affiliate link) in the hope that I could read it on my Kindle DX. It took a little doing to get the book as kalahari.net experienced a glitch with its system…

Amazon Kindle free 3G – "free" as in $2 more

It turns out that when Amazon says international Kindle users get free 3G for their 3G enabled Kindles, they really mean international customers pay an extra $2 for their books. I just read a post on Download Squad that points out a $2 discrepancy between Canadian (and presumably US) pricing and international pricing.Since I'm so…

Kindle for Android app is now available

I just noticed that the Kindle app for Android is available. DeWitt Clinton posted a few thoughts about the Kindle for Android app on Buzz and I rushed to the Kindle for Android page on the Amazon site for the lowdown and a link to the download page on the Android Marketplace.Amazon's Kindle service is…

Want an eReader? The iPad probably isn't for you.

I have been resisting the urge to speculate about the iPad since it was announced. I have a history of seizing upon the latest Apple/Nokia gear and proclaiming it to be the next best thing since the printed word (or the last Apple/Nokia gear). I have generally been wrong about just how awesome the device…

Its the stuff that gets the juices flowing …

I had lunch with Heather today and we chatted about projects we are collaborating on, might collaborate on and we are working on on our own or in our own organisations and it struck me how much I enjoy being a digital socialist. I love the thought of working on a project that will make…
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