Archive for June 24th, 2007

Reading manga and comics on the sony reader. The definitive review.

Reading manga and comics on the sony reader. The definitive review.

Introduction I’ve bought the reader for three reasons. I want to examine this new technology so I can prepare to develop or design for it. I want to take something to read with me when I’m travelling. This should be lowweight, low energyconsumption and easy to read. But the most important of all (and here [...]

Converting PDF to the LRF using a rasterfarian / msh_lrsparser combo

As written in our previous post, PDF aren’t displayed very well off-the-shelf on the Sony Reader PRS500. I think the same problems would occur to the direct competition of Sony, Irex Iliad. Luckily for us, there is a tool called RasterFarian which will use several programs to make images out of PDF-files, enhance it and [...]

Transfer books to the Sony Reader PRS500, the fast way.

Some owners of the Sony Reader PRS500 might have noticed already, using the Connect Software from Sony, you can transfer books to the Sony Reader. While transferring, the Connect Software will preformat the book so the Sony Reader only needs to load it in. If you’re using a cardreader and transfer the ebooks directly into [...]