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Calibre upgraded to 0.9.7

Release: 0.9.7 [23 Nov, 2012]

Almost every time I use Calibre, I may download a new version, or update. Tons of bug fixs or some new features as blow.

There are some new features:

New Features

  • Edit metadata dialog: Show the size of the current book cover in the edit metadata dialog.

    Closes tickets: 1079781

  • Get Books: Allow easy searching by title and author in addition to any keyword, to prevent large numbers of spurious matches.
  • An option to automatically convert any added book to the current output format, found under Preferences->Adding books
  • E-book viewer: Allow viewing tables in a separate popup window by right clicking on the table and selecting ‘View table’. Useful for reference books that have lots of large tables.

    Closes tickets: 1080710

  • Catalogs: Add the current library name as an available field when generating catalogs in csv/xml format.

    Closes tickets: 1078422

  • Enable colored text in the output from the command line tools on windows
  • E-book viewer: Add an option to hide the help message when entering full screen mode
  • E-book viewer: Add an option to always start the viewer in full screen mode
  • E-book viewer: Add many more controls to the context menu, particularly useful in full screen mode
  • E-book viewer: Allow easy searching of the selected word or phrase in google via the context menu
  • Add a new type of FileType plugin, postimport, that runs after a book has been added to the database.
  • Get Books: Remove Gandalf store, add Publio store. Update the Legimi store plugin for website changes

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Some Good features I like of Amazon Kindle

Just a few hours use, I feel I like Kindle eReader more than Koko.
1) Page flip over is faster
2) Sleep mode has wonderful pictures as screen saver.
3) Chinese support is OK.
4) Built-in MP3 player.
I use it as background music.
5) Quick open the book or document
6) Online document converting service
7) WiFi, it is helpful for download the document which send to Amazon for converting.
8) Color is wonderful, good for adult.
The color of Kobo is good for kids or children.

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Open the box of Kindle

Finally, UPS delivered Kindle to my home this morning. This is what I saw in the box of Amazon Kindle.

Small but cute box. I am waiting for so long.

Amazon logo in on the top.

It is Amazon Kindle 3 Keyboard, I ordered a week ago.

Here is the tacking information.


It is a cardboard box.

When I open the box, the Kindle is shown here.

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Open the box of Kobo

I got the Kobo eReader on Monday, but just got time to post it here.

The package I received by Post Canada.

Let us look at it.

White bubble envelope.

Can not tell what is inside from the package. It is not important. Keep reading the rest of the post.

Let me open the bubble envelope.

There are one box and one statement of order.

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