Showing posts from January 1, 2012

Strange Searches - My Favorite Contact Sport

Why people come to me on this, I don't know. It's not exactly a frequent topic here, and definitely not a "how to" site. Actually, they should be asking Nicky, he's even more of an expert than I am!

More Kindled Excitement

(Click for larger) Buon giorno. In our last exciting episode , I was going on about how excited I was to have a Kindle Touch, Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display e-book reader. I must repeat, however, that I have no experience with any of the other readers on the market. They're probably just fine. Another thing I should repeat is that I am getting nothing, in any way, for endorsing products and services. This is just another public service from Stormbringer Productions, capice? Speaking of public service, I wanted to make my Weblogs available for Kindle. It turns out that I cannot just give them away on there, people will have to pay to subscribe to them (just like with other Weblogs sent to Amazon). Not much, but my content is to remain free. So no, you have to read them in the usual ways. Amazon is somewhat proprietary in that they sell books primarily in their own AMZ format rather than the much more popular ePub format. It also reads PDF to some extent, and also Mobi

The Heat of My Excitement Was Kindled

Buon giorno. And now for something completely different. If you're having half as much fun as I am, then I'm having twice as much fun as you! Yeah, so I stole that joke, it's still funny, innit? The title of this post is a play on words, because I am excited about my new Kindle Touch, Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display  reading device. It arrived on Friday, 30 December 2011 anno domini.  Which is really great, I wanted to usher in the New Year with a new gadget and new reading material. By the way, nobody is paying me for this write-up, I'm getting nothing for it. Also, these are my experiences with this particular device . There are others out there and I am sure they are adequate for their tasks. I will not put any of them down because I have had no experience with the others. "Big deal, Uncle Bob! I don't have any kind of e-book reader." Amazon will set you up with free Kindle software for your PC. There are other readers for your PC (i