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Old 10-22-2012, 03:24 PM   #1
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Happy birthday MobileRead???

Judging from Alex' join date here: is today the tenth birthday of MobileRead? Do we have something to celebrate?
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:00 AM   #2
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Hi Billi,

I never thought of my join date as a way to estimate the age of our community. Frankly, there are a few different dates that could be considered, but there are all very close together.

We have something in plan to give MobileRead the proper birthday hug it deserves... stay tuned.
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:17 AM   #3
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Judging from Alex' join date here: is today the tenth birthday of MobileRead? Do we have something to celebrate?







Well spotted Billi.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:07 AM   #4
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Is this the reason why MR does not display properly, at least for me, today ? Neither with Safari, nor with Firefox....

Weird.... Opera mini does the job well....

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Old 10-23-2012, 01:01 PM   #5
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Is this the reason why MR does not display properly, at least for me, today ? Neither with Safari, nor with Firefox....

Weird.... Opera mini does the job well....
Ok.. It's not me... Safari on my iPad is *very* weird with what appears to be little ebook readers around the perimeter. Firefox on Linux works just fine.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:41 PM   #6
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The same for me with firefox and chrome on my windows netbook and safari on my ipad. The only one working properly is Opera on my ipad .
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Old 10-24-2012, 06:49 PM   #7
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Wow, coming up to the 10th year! I must be quite late to the party. However, I'm glad to be part of this community.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:53 PM   #8
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Better late than ever. And just in case I miss the real festivities, Happy Birthday MobileRead. Here's hoping for many more decades of fun and good information.
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:36 AM   #9
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Two things strike me:

-That there were e-readers and enough momentum on them to have a site way back in 2002!

-That I was eight years late to the party!
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:59 AM   #10
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Certainly, mostly PDA based but some dedicated readers existed. See our wiki on eBooks for a history of the entire process. See MobileRead also.
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Old 10-27-2012, 01:00 PM   #11
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Yeah. I was reading on a Rocket Reader sometime prior to 2000. Actually, still have it in a box in storage though I doubt it still works.
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