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Microsoft Changes Screen Requirements For Windows 8 Tablets

The Windows 8 hardware requirements from the start have been 1366×768. This means that any hardware builders who want to create a device with a screen resolution lower than this should turn around and go home. 203 more words


Microsoft may announce a Barnes and Noble tablet today

It’s Monday folks and it’s time for Microsoft’s upcoming, secret event. With chances of a new tablet by Microsoft extremely high, reports are flooding in with news that the new device will be a… 161 more words

Some random Ebook musings.

I was a fairly early adopter when it came to the idea of ebooks. In the winter of 2003 I ordered a Palm PDA off the Dell Canada website, and it came pre-loaded with Palm Reader and a link to their website. 599 more words


Looking for the Microsoft Nook

Microsoft has always had a thing for electronic books, but turning that into a successful venture?  That’s a whole other story.  Microsoft entered the electronic book reader business 12 years ago with the release of Microsoft Reader 1.0 as part of its Pocket PC 2000 software.  1,479 more words

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Microsoft Discontinues Reader

Hey, gadget geeks! Do you remember the Microsoft Reader? Don’t worry not many people did, which could have led to Microsoft’s decision yesterday. Their e-reader was originally launched in 2000 and displayed text in a .lit format to allow people to read books on their Windows-based PC or mobile devices. 185 more words


Fighters & Writers eBooks Available Now

Fighters & Writers has been made available in various electronic formats. Here’s the announcement from the publisher:

Mongrel Empire Press is delighted to announce the publication of our first eBook!

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eBook Primer

I was talking with my postmistress the other day and she asked me when my next book will be out. I told her that it would be out in eBook around the end of May. 300 more words

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