Daily Archives: February 26, 2011

Asus Eee Note Name And Hardware Revamp — And Kobo Books!

When Engadget first did a story about what is now the Asus Eee Note, it had a different name and a different design.

It was oddly called the Asus Eee Tablet.

Now it’s more sensibly called the Asus Eee Note.

Beyond that, Asus did a very significant hardware change.

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Now This Is A Poster

Keep Calm and Read a Book, originally uploaded by Robert Burdock.


Filed under Books: General, eBooks: General

QR Code On A Kobo Reader

Well, this is unusual. I’m wondering now if a sticker like that is actually a good idea. It can link to owner information on the Net if it gets lost.

Kobo Wifi, originally uploaded by Cloned Milkmen.


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Kobo Reader: US$79.99 At Closing Borders

At the Borders that is closing at 101 Broadway in Manhattan, Wall Street area. Photos taken today, February 26, 2011:

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Reference: Getting Larger Flickr Photo Embeds

Problem: Flickr’s new Blog This HTML only links to these photos sizes: 500px, Medium, Small, and Thumbnail.

It’d drive me crazy, not being able to get a photo that fit the template width. 500 px is too wide and would get cut off. Medium is just too small.

To the rescue:

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Writer Gérard de Nerval on the Sony Reader Pocket Touch:

I think he would have gotten a huge kick out of seeing that.

Previously here:

HowTo: Sony Reader Screensavers

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Dissecting The Asus Eee Note

Via Flickr, photos from someone who bought an Asus Eee Note, flashed it from Chinese to English, and also took it apart!

Clicking on each photo will bring up a larger version at Flickr.

Asus eee note, originally uploaded by latinvixen02.

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Abusive QR Code

This, pointed out to me by @KatMeyer, is just So Wrong:

Hello kitty qr code
Originally uploaded by jobber99


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How We Find Books To Read Today

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Financial Times iPad Ad

Photographed February 26, 2011:

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