|07-29-2010, 07:10 PM||#1|
Rollin' with the punches
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony PRS-650, droid x, sad damaged 505
Upgrading to a MacBook Pro
I have had my reader (and used the sony software) for coming up on 2 years now. I am upgrading to a Macbook pro (arriving next week!) and I understanding the sony software now works on Macs.
Is there anything I need to know as I look at changing my homebase? All the books I've bought/downloaded through other retailers (such as smashwords) will still be on my netbook, I'm assuming...? Do I re-register my reader to the new computer? I'm just wondering how this all works, and I'm pretty darn tech-challenged (I get to know what I need to know, and I do that part well).
I'm assuming that calibre also works well on a mac? I have downloaded calibre twice and each time sort of given up on trying to use it. I know it can do wonderful and amazing things (I can read what's said on the boards!), but I have only really used it to change things to mobi format for my blackberry.
I'd appreciate input regarding the mac and the sony software! Just trying to prepare
|07-30-2010, 10:22 AM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Device: Sony prs-300, Kindle 3,Kobo Touch
I am not a user of the Sony software, but the first time I switched my e-reader from my PC to my MacBook I registered it with both the Sony software and ADE.
I then downloaded Calibre and set the Sony software not to automatically start up when I connect the e-reader.
I also copied over all of my books from my PC to my Mac and loaded them in to Calibre.
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