Converting Books for the Kindle in Mac & Apple

Amazon doesn’t go out of there way to make it clear how to use non-Amazon sources (we wouldn’t expect any less really, they have a business model to support and encourage). It’s really easy with the use of a free and open-source application called Calibre. Calibre can easily convert many, many, document formats into Kindle […]

Going from pdf to odt

Today I was trying to convert a document in. pdf. odt and I found some interesting things. Basically I found two ways to do this, but none achieved a 100% efficient. The first and best choice in my opinion, is to install the program “xpdf”. This really is a suite of tools for PDF files. […]

Google Docs: Now Plays Videos

Google Docs lets you upload any kind of files, but not many of them can be previewed in Google Docs. You can open Microsoft Office documents and presentations, PDF files and some images. Now you can also play videos. Uploaded video files can be up to 1 GB. These are the most common video formats […]

Howto create PDF from Microsoft Office 2007

The other day I had to help a friend online, I needed to publish a paper in PDF. I found that there is little clear information how. Here are two plugins to publish in their XPS and PDF and Word files or Excel. 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS, allows you […]