Daily Archives: June 14, 2011

My Second VLC Adventure

Interesting… my video discs of the Japanese torendi dorama Sister of Mine are actually VCDs, not DVDs!

The legally-purchased box set:

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Original Sony Reader PRS-500 Brochure

Who brings you the good stuff?

Wait a minute… stop looking over there.

Here is a scan of the first actual-sized Sony Reader brochure, for the model PRS-500. This is circa 2006. The dawn of the eInk era.

Click on any to enlarge. I’ve made it so you can see read each page first, then I have the spreads.

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My VLC Adventure

I was led to this post today: Take Snapshots of Your Favorite Movie Scenes in VLC

That’s not something I’ve been able to do, currently being stuck with a crap PC with a CD-only drive. Plus, it’s CPU is so crap, I wouldn’t even try plugging in an external DVD drive I have.

So, instead, I shanghaied someone else’s Windows 7 notebook to give this a spin.

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When Japan Whines About Copyright, Show Them This!

From time to time there are stories from Japanese companies whining about how their movies, TV shows, and manga are being “stolen” by Americans and fansubbed and Boo-hoo-hoo.

Whenever they open their yap, shove this right down their throats!

It’s a story from composer John Scott and how Japan ripped off his Copyright for his Final Countdown movie score.

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Nook Touch Rooting: June 14th News

Note: All Nook Touch rooting news of this day will be consolidated into this single post, with any updates at the end.

Update June 14: See end of post.

This post uses images and easier to follow text than the directions at the Nook Devs site: How to root Nook Touch and side load apps (Kindle, ADW launcher), review

XDA Developers forum:

This post confirms root explorer and Amazon App Store work.

This post theorizes why Android Market doesn’t work.

This post warns people that installing gReader will interfere with the native Nook Touch software’s ability to read PDF files.

This post cites Android Freeware Lovers as a place to get apks.

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