Did you install El Capitan and now your Kindle Previewer doesn’t work as expected? Are you getting a Java error? Here’s the solution: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?locale=en_US This is one of those errors that has been around for a while but doesn’t…Continue Reading →
If you sideload a .MOBI to to your iOS device, you’ll be disappointed; functionality and appearance are terrible. In fact, you don’t sideload a .MOBI. What you want is a file with the . AZK extension (book.azk). It’s a mildly convoluted…Continue Reading →
Who Cares How You Read? Just Read. I saw this headline and said Amen. I’ve never thought the container matters so much as what’s being contained. I certainly enjoy beautiful book design; I just bought Patty Smith’s new memoir (M Train)…Continue Reading →
If you work on a Mac running OS X 10.11 El Capitan (or have just installed Kindle Previewer on an older Macintosh operating system), you might get an error when launching Previewer for the first time. In fact, you probably…Continue Reading →
#eprdctn hour: An open roundtable https://storify.com/LauraB7/eprdctn-roundtable There was no set topic this week, so almost anything and everything about ebooks was discussed. Harry Potter: Another edition Pottermore has released new, iBooks-Author created versions of the series (available only on iBooks,…Continue Reading →
Tina Henderson led a discussion on iBooks Author, the Apple-only app for creating multitouch books. She provided lots of insight, wishes, hacks, and links to other valuable discussions and resources. Also covered: EPUB3 export from iBA. Read about it here:…Continue Reading →
Apple’s iOS 8 operating system was released a few weeks ago, and with it comes improvements to iBooks. Here’s a quick rundown of some enhancements to keep in mind with the new app.
There’s little more frustrating then hearing through a client that a reader is complaining about how a file looks on some device. And more often than not its some obscure Kobo or Android device. There are probably 25 e-readers on…Continue Reading →