Cybook 2.0 Thumbnail Observations

The 2.0 fimware for the Cybook and Opus have new thumbnails for epub files. They use the .thn extension and it is append after the .epub extension. This is unlike the _6090.t2b thumbnails which use the book name without the extension and _6090.t2b appended to it. I have yet to start figuring out this new […]

EZReader Pocket Pro Review

Background My wife bought me an Astak EZ Reader Pocket Pro For Christmas this year. This device isn’t my first or even second ebook reader. It is now my third. The first a Sony PRS-505 having been commandeered by my wife. The second is a Cybook Gen 3 which due to the firmware update shortly […]

Why User Replaceable Batteries Don't Matter

Robert B, who is Astak’s Director of Bus. Devl., posted a blog entry about user replaceable batteries. I mostly agree with him that they are a benefit to consumer electronics. I mostly agree because I don’t see them as a positive in every case. I posted the following on his blog as a comment but […]