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Old 11-21-2010, 10:10 AM   #1
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Old 11-21-2010, 05:10 PM   #2
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I'm astonished it has taken them this long to get around to this, but, hey ... they are here now. It's seemed like a huge hole in their, erm, strategy to date.
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Old 11-21-2010, 05:40 PM   #4
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Ugh. They appear to have followed the iBooks "giant margins are good on tiny screens!! !! uu!!" school of design.
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:35 PM   #5
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ANY Reader? How's that going to work with my PRS-300?
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:05 PM   #6
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I'm sure you will have to plug your reader into the computer every time you want the page sync to work properly. That's pretty lame.
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:09 PM   #7
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:06 AM   #9
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Very cool - I wonder if the Sony app will allow sideloading of ADE epubs...
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:17 AM   #10
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Ugh. They appear to have followed the iBooks "giant margins are good on tiny screens!! !! uu!!" school of design.
We don't actually know this yet. A lot of ePub have margins set in them. So this could be the margins set in that ePub on the screen. We just have to wait and see. But I do hope we don't have preset stupid margins like iBooks and the Kindle App. The Kindle App actually has larger margins then iBooks.
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:18 PM   #11
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This might be interesting if they have an iPad version. With Sony, you just never know. I look forward to seeing which company comes out with the best browsing and buying experience.
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:24 PM   #12
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This might be interesting if they have an iPad version. With Sony, you just never know. I look forward to seeing which company comes out with the best browsing and buying experience.
I agree a good iPad version would be a nice touch.
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Old 11-23-2010, 05:24 PM   #13
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We don't actually know this yet. A lot of ePub have margins set in them. So this could be the margins set in that ePub on the screen. We just have to wait and see. But I do hope we don't have preset stupid margins like iBooks and the Kindle App. The Kindle App actually has larger margins then iBooks.
If the software works the same way as on the Sony PRS-650, you can go to page layout and choose a screen layout that has text going edge to edge on the screen.
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Old 11-24-2010, 08:12 AM   #15
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This is great news and about time Sony got around to it. It's because Sony didn't offer this feature, that I've been buying most of my books from Kobo who has always had it.

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