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Old 04-13-2009, 04:34 PM   #1
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Scientific American Digital PDFs on the PRS-505

Hey everyone,
I'm in the market for a PRS-505. One thing thats really caught my eye (and my potential purchase) is the Scientific American Digital subscription. http://www.sciamdigital.com/

I was wondering if anyone has tried these PDFs? Or, if someone could load the 20-page sample PDF onto their Sony PRS-505 and let me know how it turns out? That would be *awesome* Here: http://www.sciamdigital.com/index.cf...omo&sc=I110459

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Old 04-13-2009, 04:39 PM   #2
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You can read the Scientific American on your 505 using calibre
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Old 04-14-2009, 06:41 AM   #3
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You can download the Sony "ebook library" software from their support site and give it a go. It will show you what a file will look like on the Reader. You can also preview what it looks like after more sophisticated formatting like that provided by the calibre software.

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Old 04-14-2009, 04:42 PM   #4
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Awesome. Thanks BobVA and kovidGoyal!
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Old 04-14-2009, 05:58 PM   #5
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Plus... right now the download version of SciAm using Calibre is still completely free of charge, with no paid subscription required. As far as I can tell it has most of the major articles from the printed magazine.
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:21 PM   #6
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oh, is that like a built in feature of calibre? I havent checked the software out yet.
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:30 PM   #7
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yes it is. click the fetch news button
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Old 04-14-2009, 11:47 PM   #8
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oh awesome. thanks man! you'll be receiving a donation from me soon (once i get my reader and get it all figured out).
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