E-Readers and Visual Fatigue, compared with iPad

I was exploring topic of visual fatigue and digital eye strain and found few quite interesting studies. How would you describe your personal experience with prolonged over five hours per day on daily basis reading on iPads vs ereader? My primary concern is inability to visualize in colour for ereader devices. And my primary concern for reading on iPads is visual fatigue. Although with proper brightness adjustment it seems to be greatly ameliorated. Please share your experience. Here is the...
Tags: Books, Digital, General Discussions

Is it worth to buy a new Kobo Aura One in 2019?

I'm tempted to buy the 32GB Kobo Aura One from Kobo website. Is it still worth to get a new KOA in 2019? *I don't like Kobo Forma due to its PWM flickering.
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader, Kobo, KOA, Kobo Forma

Forma Is the Kobo Forma too buggy for the price?

I currently have a very old Kobo Glo which I’ve had for YEARS. The battery is finally starting to give out so I’ve been looking into a new ereader. I would like to stick with kobo. I purchase the Forma because I loved the large screen and the lightness when I held it in store. However when I got it home and used it, I found there was a bar of very bright light on the side with the buttons and the lighting was dim towards the buttons and got gradually lighter toward the edge. I ended up returni...
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader, Forma, Kobo Forma

PDF file is too big

I have a PDF file that is about 250MB that I would like to upload to Google Play Books where the limit is 150MB. Is there a way to shrink it or cut it into pieces?
Tags: Google, Books, Pdf

Comment se débarrasser des malwares ?

Salut tout le monde, je ne suis pas une experte en informatique et pouvez vous me dire ce qu'il faut faire pour se débarrasser de malware protection.je ne parviens meme plus à accéder au net. j'ai fait un scan avec avast mais rien trouvé et auparavant j'avais enlevé le raccourci sur le bureau de mon ordi.Je suis sous xp.Est ce que quelqu'un peut m'aider et me conseiller la protection adequate pour mon pc....MERCI PAR AVANCE
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Calibre and Fire HD 8

How do I download calibre to Windows 10 computer then manage reading materials all on Kindle Fire HD 8? I understand download, not management.
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Concealed Handgun Manual Provides Invaluable Advice

Thorough, informative and readable — Chris Bird packs a lot of useful information in this authoritative addition to any gun owner's bookshelf. U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “I have to admit that I find it a hoot that a Brit is reminding me of situational awareness, and how generally we should be armed 24/7,” Gun Owners of America’s Executive Director Emeritus Larry Pratt notes in the Foreword to an important book. “Well, Chris Bird is not a typical Brit, and he has a lot to teach us typical Yanks...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Canada, Bird, Resistance, Pratt, Larry Pratt, David Codrea, Gun Rights News, Concealed Carry, Gun Owners of America, RKBA, AmmoLand Shooting Sports News, Firearms News, Chris Bird, Sutherland Springs

Kobo H20 Aura flap cover

Hello I just noticed my flap cover got damaged. It's not the entire port cover at the bottom but just the spiky part that goes into the device, is there any issues with that part not being there? Also is there any way I could purchase a replacement
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Calibre visual themes

Hi guys! I'm making new visual for Calibre, but I'm not a programer so it has being difficult for me to understand the guide to make changes as a whole , like... i dont want just to make new icons, i want to make changes in all the visual side...specially the interface, i dont want to change the color of my Windows for calibre to also change, i want an independent interface in this sence. Can somebody help or indicate something to helpe do this? Is there anything i can do to make this easier? :...
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The Sabres of Paradise

Written by British travel writer Leslie Blanch, it's the history of a mid-19th century Islamic holy war against Russian imperialism in the Caucasus and was one of the sources for Frank Herbert's Dune. It's available for Kindle Unlimited. The L.A. Review of Books has a nice article about Dune's debt to it. https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/...tory-of-dune/#!
Tags: Books, Reading Recommendations, Frank Herbert, Caucasus, Leslie Blanch

What if I only point them out in my head?

"People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find"Feeling personally attacked here, tbh fam. . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Writing, Tam, Teh Intarw3bz, T'hee, Surliness

[Android] CC/Dropbox seems to be broken

Apparently Dropbox no longer supports the method CC has used for years to authenticate with Dropbox. Worse for me, they appear to have gone out of their way to break apps that use this now-unsupported method. And worse again, they don't provide an alternative. I am trying to find a fix, without success so far.
Tags: Books, Calibre Companion

How to replace date with the published date

I'm feeling quite uncomfortable posting this question since probably there's an obvious answer that I'm not able to find. Long story short, I wanted to replace the date on all my ebooks with the published date but couldn't figure out how to do that.
Tags: Books, Calibre

mobi format news description and summary

Hello everyone, I just got into recipe making. Currently I am facing a problem. In terms of description (which appears in mobi format highlights part), is there a simple way to match article's summary to description? Thank you very much.:thanks: Best regards, richare
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Disrupting and improving communication with machine learning

The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is generating a lot of buzz these days and it's often difficult separating fact from fiction. For example, what are the most interesting AI applications today and where is the technology heading tomorrow? I recently started reading a good book on the topic called Prediction Machines, by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb. Prediction Machines offers a solid overview of AI fundamentals while also providing plenty of real-world examples. One of my ...
Tags: Google, Books, Business, Data, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Waze, Grammarly, Joe Wikert, Technology Stuff, Joshua Gans, Prediction Machines, Avi Goldfarb, Ajay Agrawal, Ajay Agrawal Joshua Gans

The Crafting of Chess / A YA GameLit novel

This is my first book. Having peeked on the other GameLit author, I wish I could say this was my twelfth. I'm trying to expand my social media presence, like many authors I'm more into reading and writing than being social. Mine is Young Adult GameLit. Smaller stakes, smaller action. No world domination plots here. The Crafting of Chess https://www.amazon.com/Crafting-Ches...fting+of+chess I'll try to answer any questions if you have them. :thanks: for any considerations.
Tags: Books, Self-promotions By Authors And Publishers

Audiobooks on Spotify?

In my daily search for free audiobooks I stumbled on this article that may interest some of you. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/201...y-spoken-word/ Quote: Spotify is highlighting its Word category, a section that houses everything from audiobooks to poetry and guided meditations. Word is a category bucket for everything spoken on Spotify — with no accompanying music. With Spotify’s renewed focus on podcasts and other spoken word content, the streaming gia...
Tags: Spotify, Books, Audiobook Discussions, LeVar Burton

Corrupt database and no metadata_pre_restore.db'

Help, I've screwed things up! I opened Calibre, All books appeared OK with their metadata but when I tried to update one I got the following calibre, version 3.30.0 ERROR: Failed to set data: Could not set data, click Show Details to see why. Traceback (most recent call last): File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\library\models.py", line 1091, in setData File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\library\models.py", line 1117, in _set_data File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\library\models.py", line...
Tags: Books, Library Management, Calibre Library

You Grow Girl Seeds 2019

I’m a little late, but back in full swing offering seeds for the 2019 growing season in my online shop. In the past I sold them through an Etsy shop, but when they made some prohibitive policy changes last summer, I knew it was time to merge my seeds into my online shop. Now you …
Tags: Gardening, Tomatoes, Links, Stuff, Seeds, Published

Is there any way to kill the blinking cursor?

I have neurological issues, and blinking cursors blind me and trigger my migraines. I often have to be able to see what I've typed. Unfortunately, MacOS has no system-wide way to get rid of the blinding cursors, and the latest update seems to intensify the cursors. There are 3 defaults settings which can slow cursors as much as desired, but they only work in NSText applications. I switched to a flicker-free monitor, and it helps with some other triggers, but it is not enough to deal with the a...
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Cool Reader Font Warning after update

No issues with Cool Reader for a few years, until I updated it last night. Now whenever I start the app, return from the Options settings, or switch between day/night, I get the following warning: “Font "Roboto" isn’t compatible with language “en-US”. Instead will be used fallback font.” Tried ALL the Cool Reader fonts with the same results. No difference between the CSS being enabled or not either. Has anyone got any ideas as to cause or solution? Using Android 4.2.2 on an Asus tablet.
Tags: Books, Css, Android Devices, Roboto

Six on Saturday – 24/2/19

Yes I know its Sunday, I seem incapable of remembering to do this meme on a Saturday. I don’t think Saturday has been a usual blogging day for me in the past so maybe that’s the problem.  Anyway, here I am a day late, again, but at least I can now share something other than... Read More
Tags: Gardening, Mist, February, Bulbs, Camellia, My Garden, Shrubs, 2019, Six for Saturday, Narcissus WP Milner, Crocus Tommsinianus, Feburary, Narcissus W P Milner, Six On Saturday

N96 stuck with blue light on and Boox Reader on screen

Hi, I'm having trouble with my N96. When I turn it on, it remains stuck with the blue light on and with the screen showing Boox Reader. If I turn it off and connect the charger, the light first turns blue and then purple and the screen shows Boox Reader and it stays this way (with the purple light on and the screen showing Boox Reader) until I turn it off. Rebooting with fastboot leads to the same result (purple light on and Boox Reader on screen). Thanks in advance for your help.
Tags: Books, Onyx Boox

Philadelphia Flower Show Preview 2019

Flowers and More Flowers: "Flower Power" is the name of this year's show. Philadelphia Flower Show March 2-10 Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA Flowers are part of our everyday lives and impart to us a wide array of emotions, from love and hope to peace, beauty, tranquility, and joy. Sam... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Design, Designers, Philadelphia, Flowers, Sam, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Flower Power, Philadelphia Flower Show, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Exhibitions / Shows, Philadelphia Flower

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Warn of Mountain Lions in Edwards, Colorado

Opinon Colorado Parks & Wildlife Warn of Mountain Lions in Edwards, Colorado Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Colorado Parks and Wildlife is warning residents of Edwards, Colorado, that 8-10 mountain lions are roaming about their town, and may be dangerous. From cpw.state.co.us: Yamashita says based on the reports he has received from Edwards residents, it appears there are two females in the area, each with a litter of 3 or 4 juvenile lions. “The young lions are nearly full grown, as large or poss...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Department Of Defense, Canada, United States, Arizona, New Mexico, Edwards, Yamashita, Northwest Regional, Mountain Lions, Conservation News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing

How Tomatomania can help your garden output during extreme weather

Spring is almost here, and you know what that means – it’s time for Tomatomania! The annual traveling sales event, which kicks off its 29th year at Roger’s Gardens in Corona Del Mar and runs March 1-10, is devoted to making tomato growing fun with more than 250 varieties of tomato and pepper seedlings. Other local stops include Fig Earth Supply in Los Angeles (March 8-10), Tapia Brothers in Encino (March 15-17) and Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge (March 29-31). For the first time, some ...
Tags: Gardening, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gardens, Black, Southern California, Roger, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Ojai, La Canada Flintridge, Encino, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR

Installing fonts

I'm having trouble getting Koreader to see custom fonts. I've installed the .otf and the .ttf version of Caecilia and the .ttf of Rockwell in the koreader/fonts folder, both in subfolders dedicated to the fonts, and the actual root of the /fonts folder. Koreader doesn't see them. Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?
Tags: Books, Koreader, Rockwell, Caecilia

TFBTV Mailroom #20: Building a Custom TFBTV AR15?

Welcome to Mailroom #20, where James Reeves of TFBTV opens and reads your crappy letters and packages. ««« PATREON GIVEAWAYS »»» Go to http://tfbtv.gun.team for details on our monthly gun giveaway. TFBTV is giving away one gun a month to a randomly selected $5-level (and higher) Patreon supporter. All Patreon supporters at a $5 monthly […] Read More … The post TFBTV Mailroom #20: Building a Custom TFBTV AR15? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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The Real Threat

Art by A.F. Branco The Real Threat USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Real Threat. Andrew McCabe along with many others in the deep state actually tried to overturn a duly elected president. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.org Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) : www....
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee, Branco, Andrew McCabe, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson

Oklahoma Constitutional Carry Getting Close to Passage

Opinion Oklahoma Constitutional Carry Getting Close to Passage Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- -Oklahoma Constitutional Carry, in the form of HB2597, is moving forward. Here is part of the changes in the statutes. The Constitutional Carry law will remove the provisions of law that make it illegal to carry guns and knives for ordinary legal purposes. A. It Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall be unlawful for any person to carry upon or about his or her person, or in a purse or ot...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Maine, Arkansas, South Dakota, Alaska, House, Arizona, Kansas, Senate Appropriations Committee, Michigan

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