|03-01-2009, 01:51 AM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2009
Device: Hanlin v3 or Kindle
Travelfish on Reader?
I was just wondering, has anybody travel one of the travel guides from travelfish? How do the maps look on the Sony Reader's screen? Can you zoom in?
|03-01-2009, 05:14 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Device: 2 x Sony 505, iPad, Samsung 7 Tablet, ASUS Transformer, Nexus 7
Here's a golden rule:
***PDF's don't look good on the Sony Reader***
This is especially true for Travel Guides with their intricate layout of maps and boxes and sidebars.
I went to the Travelfish site. I can only imagine they would look worse on a Sony than the Lonely Planets guides since the pages are in the larger A4 size. Also, the Travelfish guides seem of little value - out of date, dubious research and only 19 pages long.
If you are really interested in travel guides I suggest you visit the forums that deal with those countries.
http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/ would be a good start.
Folks on those forums would be happy to give you current first hand information about anything and everything you can think of - and also things you would never find in any Lonely Planets/Rough Guide/Travelfish. Download all the advice in html or text and create your own travel guide. Stick THAT on your ebook reader.
Last edited by RCR; 03-01-2009 at 05:21 PM. Reason: clarification
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