Free eBook Giveaway: Microsoft Office 2010 Tips & Tricks

Users of MS Office 2010 take note: Microsoft Office 2010 Tips & Tricks is an ebook that offers insights on advanced MS Office functionality valued at $6.95, but offered for free through Wednesday Nov 16th 2011. This ebook contains tips for Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook, and covers many of the features of Office 2010


Read your eBooks on your Android with Cool Reader

There are plenty of eBook readers out there, and even more than a few for mobile devices like Androids. That means, of course, that you have tons of options for  which reader you choose to use. How, then, do you decide which one? The simple answer is to use Cool Reader. Cool Reader(CR) is an


More Than Just a Textbook eReader, Inkling is a Powerful iPad Study Tool with Some Serious Economic Advantages

One day, our grandchildren’s grandchildren will sit on their mommies’ and daddies’ knees and hear an almost unbelievable account of how people used to actually cut down trees to make paper. They will regard you and me with the same combination of sympathy and condescension that we have for outhouse owners, “Those poor, uneducated peasants.”


Read your favorite web sites from nearly any phone with Tidyread.com

Do you love reading the latest articles on the web? Do you have a phone or other mobile device that can access the web but only in limited ways? Tidyread.com is the answer to your dilemma! Tidyread.com provides a very simple but very powerful service for free: It converts complex web pages that include flash


The big list of free Kindle tools

There are quite a few programs and web services that can be really useful to Kindle owners. This post compiles 17 of these that every Kindle user should know about, ranging from eBook conversion programs to services that can broadcast your favorite websites to your Kindle. Note that many of the tools listed here aren’t


Split, merge, paginate, or even change the layout of a PDF with Hexonic PDF Split and Merge

Do you ever need to split pages or sections of PDF documents, or merge several PDF files together into a single whole? Hexonic PDF Split and Merge can do this for you, but it can also do a few more things that distinguish it from many of the free programs in this genre: e.g. adding


How to read PDFs on the Kindle (or smartphone, or any small-screen device) – revisited

Converting PDFs to the Amazon Kindle is not a straightforward affair. While there are many tools that can do the conversion to another format such as .MOBI, re-casting a typical PDF document into an ebook that works on a small screen requires more than mere change of format. Formatting a PDF for the kindle can


Hamster Free Ebook Converter: converts ebooks across a wide range of formats

Ebooks are here to stay. Since I bought my Kindle I have not bought a single, non-electronic book. But there is a dizzying range of ebook formats out there, and a definite need for a simple tool that can convert across these. Enter Hamster Free Ebook Converter, a small, free tool that can take a


24Symbols: delivers ad-supported ebooks on PCs and smartphone

Most people consume ad-supported TV and Radio, so why not ad-supported ebooks? That’s the basic model behind 24Symbols, a service which seeks to deliver all sorts of ebooks to PCs and smartphones. In a word, to be for ebooks what Spotify is for music. As of this writing the service is up and running. You


Martview: combines a stylish ebook reader with an app-store style ebook sharing portal

Martview is a free ebook viewer for PDFs, CBZ/CBR and it’s own MART format that emphasizes a book-like reading experience complete with virtual page flipping. In addition to the “flipping view”, it also offers “horizontal slide” and “vertical slide” views; the latter being my favorite of the three. It is also designed to work with


The best freeware virtual PDF printer: a comparison

PDF Virtual printers are a convenient way of creating PDF files. These programs can save any kind of printable document as a PDF file; all you need to do is to select ‘print’ from your favorite program, then select the virtual PDF printer and get a PDF file. There are many excellent free virtual printers.


PDF2JPG: convert PDF to JPG or other image formats quickly and easily

PDF2JPG is a small, free program that can quickly convert PDF’s to JPG or various other image formats (TIF, BMP, PNG, GIF). There are many instances where you might want to convert PDF to JPG; e.g. to break up a scanned document or ebook into its constituent images in order to fix or enhance them,