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Old 01-29-2004, 07:15 AM   #1
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Mobipocket Reader 4.8 and Mobipocket eNews Creator

Mobipocket Reader 4.8 and Mobipocket eNews Creator have been released.

eNews Creator presentation (link)

eNews Creator tutorial (link)

Mobipocket Reader 4.8 Release description:
Version 4.8 is a free upgrade for 4.7, 4.6 and 4.5 licensed Reader Pro users.

The main change is a major upgrade version of the Mobipocket Web Companion PC software that is included with the installation of the Mobipocket Reader, which enables users to download and sync enews from the Internet to read off-line on their PDA/smartphone.

Highlight on new Web Companion features:
  • Sync eNews directly to the memory card of your PDA/smartphone
  • Read RSS feeds and Weblogs with the Web Companion
  • Subscribe to eNews directly from within the new Web Companion interface
  • Personalize the periodicity of eNews updates
  • Update eNews individually, get latest versions, auto-detect and repair broken eNews channels
  • More than 400 eNews channels from major websites
  • Full Support of Microsoft Smartphone 2002 & 2003 OS
  • Improved Microsoft ActiveSync synchronization

Reader 4.8 Bugfixes
  • Error in currency converter enews channel on PocketPC or more generally in forms with calculations using floating points
  • Library categories not persistent on PalmOS
  • Reader installs as 3 icons in Programs screen on Windows Mobile 2003
  • Send eBook via IR on WM 2003 : returns irsquirt could not be found error
  • HPC Pro : problems with application GUI
  • Japanese PocketPC OS does not handle ebooks on storage card properly
  • input type='reset' button in a form does not clear form contents
  • Refresh issues in calculators with checkboxes and form on multiple pages on PalmOS
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