Upgraded to firmware 6.4.424 and PocketBook Touch HD3 Froze, but ...

It would freeze at the boot screen where it says "Pocketbook", a hard reset (holding down the power button for 10 seconds) would reset it, but it would still start up again and freeze again at the same boot screen. I was able to unfreeze it at that screen by holding down the < and > keys for two seconds to force quit whatever was frozen. I did this a few times and it eventually got to the main screen, but the interface language was wrong. I figured something was wrong with the firmware, so I ...
Tags: Books, PocketBook

Solving the google drive issue

Since google drive is one of the 3 major cloud providers, it would be nice if calibre supported it without having the possible threat of renaming that google drive appears to do. All that has to be changed is to change the directory convention. It can either be number-first or number-last, without the parentheses -- parsing should be able to deal with it either way.
Tags: Books, Calibre

all of my word docs converted to calibre

All of my word documents in files that are not related to calibre have been converted to calibre documents. I do not know how this has happened. I am a novice calibre user. They do not appear in my calibre programme window anywhere, but all of my word docs saved to the cloud have been affected. I note that a similar post appeared on 11-25-2019 by fsommers. The response was that not all files are converted and to look for them, as they will still be there. I have done this and ALL of my word doc...
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NY: Gillibrand Believes the Impossible; Making Gun Sales Illegal Will Work

New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Those who wish to disarm other people have a disconnect with reality. They refuse to believe some things are not possible. This creates problems. One of the reasons people push to disarm others is they refuse to arm themselves. Having made that decision, or, having had that decision made for them; they personally see no cost to their disarming of others. Disarm that guy over there. He is not me. It doesn’t hurt m...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Mexico, Senate, China, Georgia, Department Of Defense, Pennsylvania, United States, Arizona, Brazil, Kirsten Gillibrand, New York State, Adams, IMG

Can't connect to server from device on same network

So Ive seen many threads with the similar problem but I did not find a solution. I go to Connect/share -> start server and I server started at IP 10.250.xx.xxx:8080 I go to that address in my brower on my PC (windows 10 64bit) and the library works then I go to the address on my samsung galaxy s9, connected to the same wifi of my PC, but says "Hmm... can't reach this page ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE" On PC, wifi network is set to private, PC is discoverable, and calibre.exe and calibre-server.exe ...
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get my Elipsa recently testing on it :thumbsup:
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Font Settings

Him in the prefernce settings i can select the font to use. In codeview i'm using Source Code Pro because i1l or also O0 can be clearly distinguished. Unfortunately, this has no effect on text boxes, for example in Find/Replace. Unfortunately, a font is used here where il1 looks almost the same. Is it possible to select the font there as well? Binchen
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Why it’s so hard to get grass to grow in Southern California yards

Q: My house is on a slope, but the bottom will not grow grass no matter how much I water it. I put rolls of sod down and a week later it’s burned. What would you do? A: When new homes are constructed in California, the soil must be super-compacted to protect against earthquake damage. This is one reason it’s so difficult to garden – the soil lacks any natural structure or organic matter. We’ve seen builders install sod over this super-compacted concrete-like soil, and it looks good until escrow ...
Tags: Gardening, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Orange County, Riverside County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF

Knife Rights Was Born 15 Years Ago!

Knife Rights Was Born 15 Years Ago! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-  It was in 2006, on July 25th, that Knife Rights founder and Chairman Doug Ritter opened the Wall Street Journal to an article “How New, Deadly Pocketknives Became a $1 Billion Business” (read the article here). That overwrought and sensationalist article was filled with distortions, misrepresentations, innuendo, outright lies and cherry-picked quotes pushing a transparent rabid anti-weapon and anti-freedom agenda attacking loosely ...
Tags: Guns, America, Wall Street Journal, Second Amendment, Ritter, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Knife Laws, Knife Bans

Celebrating Author Jabbour Douaihy (1949-2021) and Publisher Fares Sassine (1947-2021)

On July 23, within a few hours of each other, two literary friends and fellow travelers — gifted and generous Lebanese author Jabbour Douaihy and prominent Lebanese publisher Fares Sassine — died: Douaihy died after a long illness. Douaihy will be remembered not only as a gifted stylist and humorist, author of polyphonic multi-layered narratives, most particularly his insightful June Rain (translated to English by Paula Haydar), but as a kind and generous mentor, open with his ti...
Tags: Facebook, Books, News, India, Beirut, Lebanon, Uae, Alexandria, Olga, Myriam, Nizam, Jounieh, Sorbonne, IPAF, Mount Lebanon, Lebanese University

How Trader Joe’s unlikely story of success almost didn’t get told

Long before Trader Joe’s sold a buffet of fancy foreign cheeses, it had Brie. And Trader Joe’s had Brie first. The story of how the Southern California-based grocery chain cornered the market on gooey French cheese is just one of the tales told in Joe Coulombe’s business memoir, “Becoming Trader Joe: How I did Business My Way and Still Beat the Big Guys.” Coulombe, who grew up on an avocado farm in Del Mar, died in February 2020 at his Pasadena home at the age of 89. However, with author Patty C...
Tags: Europe, Books, Texas, California, La, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Tokyo, Watson, Pasadena, Monrovia, Pronto, Joe, Southern California, Montrose

Sol Fuel Free Lighter – Small But Critical Survival Tool

The versatile little Sol Fuel Free Lighter. IMG Tom Claycomb U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The SOL Fuel Free Lighter is a cool little survival item that you ought to add to your survival pack. I got two for me and my daughter to use backpacking. If you get outdoors, you’re going to need to build a fire and if you get out very much, then somewhere along the way being able to make a fire will have life & death consequences. Sure, in good weather go-for matches work fine but when it’s damp or the wind ...
Tags: Guns, Amazon Kindle, Gear, Cabela, Tom Claycomb, Hunt Alaska Bass Pro Shops Bowhunter, Tom Claycomb Tom Claycomb, SOL Fuel Free Lighter

Vidme video sharing site

The defunct Vidme video sharing site has been taken over by an unrelated company which is displaying videos unsuitable for links from MobileRead. Link to techspot article. All links to the vid.me domain have now been removed from MobileRead and replaced with [ deleted vidme link ]
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Help Us Break Through the Big-Tech Anti-Gun Filters, WhiteList AmmoLand News ~ VIDEO

Update & Repost 07/25/2021: Welcome to the many new readers of AmmoLand News. Just a quick reminder to all our loyal friends. Please whitelist our email if you have not already done so.  Thanks so very much for the loyalty and support. Help Us Break Through the Big-Tech Anti-Gun Filters, WhiteList AmmoLand News, iStock USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Daily readers of AmmoLand News, we need your help breaking through the big tech anti-gun technology filter walls that “they” apply to your email boxes...
Tags: Google, Usa, Guns, Google Yahoo, CompuServe, Biased media, Shooting Media News, Gun Owner Discrimination

Hoppe’s 9 Boresnake Bore Cleaner for .357/.380/.38 & 9mm just.. $7.99 FREE S&H

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. Hoppe’s 9 Boresnake Bore Cleaner Sale USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Bereli.com has the Hoppe’s 9 Boresnake Bore Cleaner for .357/.380/.38 & 9mm Caliber Pistols on sale for $7.99 with FREE shipping after coupon code “FREESHIPPING” at check out. What? You don’t like Bereli, well Optics Planet has a similar sale online here. Ho...
Tags: Guns, Gear, Hoppe, Hoppe's, Optics Planet, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand INC, Bereli, Boresnake Bore Cleaner Sale USA Ammoland

Weekend Reading 7.25.21

Sunday hellos everyone! I spent extra time this week at our flip property with the electrician and receiving the kitchen cabinets. The property is in Sonoma which gives me an opportunity to sneak away to cool lunch spots or stop on my way home for a quick wine tasting. No complaints from me! I’m flying to Portland on Thursday, so I’d appreciate any recommendations for good eats, cool spots, or nice views. I’m driving the Oregon coast home so if you’ve visited any beach towns on the Oregon coast,...
Tags: Crafts, England, Oregon, Portland, Brisbane, Jupiter, Sonoma, Miami Beach

Someone Lived There

  [Author: Vicki Lane]
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7 books that can supercharge your personal growth this summer

Feeling burned out and jaded? Invest some time and energy into your personal growth. Dougal Waters/Getty Images The following article was first published by The Next Big Idea Club and has been republished here with permission. Diving into an impactful book is a great way to kick off a journey of personal growth. if you'd like to invest some time and energy into personal growth, these 7 books are an excellent place to start. See more stories on Insider's business page. Over the last...
Tags: Books, Advice, India, America, Trends, Strategy, Development, Reading, Self-help, Personal Growth, Nordic, Eric Weiner, Adam Grant, Pappas, Alexi Pappas, Contributor

Salade Niçoise

full of nutrients and flavor [Author: Laura Daisy]
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Calibre library manager app

I have an extensive (5000+) library of medicine and biology books, notes and research papers in pdf and djvu which I manage with calibre on my PC. I have copied the entire "Calibre Library" folder to my ipad storage via an external drive. Now my problem is, is there an app that can read the calibre metadata or organize the library for me, so that I can search and sort by author, series, etc? Calibre companion does not see the books. If I wanted to use Calibre companion I would have to redownl...
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$10 off Fisher Price, Little People, and Imaginext Purchase of $50+ at Target

Great deal at Target to stock up your gift closet. This deal is online only! $10 off Fisher Price, Little People, and Imaginext Purchase of $50+ at Target Just clip the Target Circle Coupon Plus some toys are already discounted! Don’t forget to use your REDcard too for 5% off. Check out these toys:   For... Read More
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Meet Julie K Brown, the woman who brought down Jeffrey Epstein

It was by focusing on his silenced victims, says the dogged Miami Herald reporter, that she was able to help bring the billionaire sex offender to justice after police and prosecutors had failedThe town of Palm Beach in Florida, the crime writer Carl Hiaasen has observed, “is one of the few places left in America where you can still drive around in a Rolls-Royce convertible and not get laughed at.” It’s an unironic island, filled with the super-rich and famous, plastic surgeons and, of course, t...
Tags: Books, Florida, US, America, World news, US news, Culture, Miami, Donald Trump, Palm Beach, Miami Herald, Jeffrey Epstein, Carl Hiaasen, Julie K Brown

My throne!

Sybie, Queen of the Shelties lounging in her favorite chair (throne!) Love those curled paws, Ann! ;) Sheltie Nation - Largest Community of Sheltie Lovers on the Net!
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Sunday Submissions: Last Call for the ArabLit Story Prize 2021

We are open for submissions through August 1, 2021: The ArabLit Story Prize is an award for the best short stories, in any genre, newly translated from Arabic into English. Translators must have secured rights to the work, and translations must have been previously unpublished. Stories will be judged primarily on the quality of the translated work as a thing-in-itself, although translators must also submit the Arabic original, as this must be a translation, not a loose adaptation nor a wor...
Tags: Books, News, Submissions, Literary translation, ArabLit Story Prize, Layla AlAmmar Nadia Ghanem

The Good Ol' Days

Alum and plaster of paris in the bread and a bit of Borax to cover the taste of spoiled milk. Really makes you long for a return to the good ol' days, no? The bit on baby bottles is toe-curling. [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, History, Tam, Safety first - Accidents last, Vidjo

Electrifying History

Fascinating stuff about the early days of electricity in England. . [Author: Tam]
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ON Vacation

Please visit the archives while I'm on vacation. And go visit some gardens. Back in late August. Jane [Author: Jane Berger]
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Happenings August 2021

SELECTED EVENTS AROUND THE COUNTRY: Exhibitions: thru October 10, Origami in the Garden Sculpture Show, Missouri Botanical Garden, 314-577-5100 thru October 31, KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature NY Botanical Garden, 718-817-8700 thru Jan 9, Rich Soil: Sculptures by Kristine Mays Hillwood Museum & Gardens, Washington DC 202-686-58 EVENTS: Aug 1, Garden Conservancy... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Events, Garden Tours, Kusama, Jane Berger, Gardens to Visit, Garden Events, Kristine Mays, Hillwood Museum Gardens Washington DC, GardenTours

Touch HD3 — best battery ever made?

I've been reading on my HD3 for the last week and I realized the battery is still at 51% — and then it occurred to me that I still haven't charged it for the third time yet (and it didn't come fully charged). It was delivered in late January, so six months now... and still at 51% charge? (I think the last time I charged it was in April or May... maybe March?) Curious to know if others are getting this kind of battery life from their HD3s? It's just weird.
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POTD: Glock 17 with Shield Red Dot & Pulsar Accolade 2 XP50 Pro Thermal

The ultimate everyday carry? Day and night this would work, with the thermal imaging binoculars from Pulsar. This is their latest version called Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF Pro, with an integrated laser rangefinder.  The Microtech Scarab II Automatic Knife is a beast and if you haven’t already please make sure you check our review. The Glock 17 is […] Read More … The post POTD: Glock 17 with Shield Red Dot & Pulsar Accolade 2 XP50 Pro Thermal appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Glock, LRF, Photo of the Day, Pistols, Casio F91W-1, Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF Pro

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