Tag: books

Sidebooks Made Available For Android Users

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Sidebooks, a popular iPhone and iPad application for reading PDF documents like books has received an update making it compadible with Android.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Walk in with two PDFs, walk out with a book

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The Espresso Book Machine was named by Time Magazine as ‘Invention of the Year’ but its creators have been slow to perfect and implement. Version 2.0, however, is now being rolled out in bookstores worldwide. The machine can be used to access hard to find titles not usually stocked by small bookstores — or you can bring along PDF files and make your own.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Ten Ton Acrobat secrets

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If you’re feeling a little lost with Acrobat, or just want to pick up a few new tricks, why not pick up a few Ten Ton tips? Toronto-based author, blogger, trainer, and video presenter Geoff Blake has compiled a several Acrobat resources at tentonbooks.com.

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Cool tool with Excel software 3.0 release

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Excel Software is shipping its QuickHelp 3.0 for help authoring for Windows and Mac-based operating systems with an added bonus of PDF book generation.

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Final winners of ‘Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best’

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We’ve named the final four randomly selected winners in our now-closed contest promoting the book ‘Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best’ by Donna Baker, published by Peachpit Press. You can still download several sample sample tips from the book, and/or purchase the book online at a special discounted price.

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Promotional contest for ‘Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks’ book

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Enter our promotional contest in collaboration with Peachpit Press for a chance to win one of eight free copies of the ‘Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best’ book by Donna Baker. Four randomly selected winners will be named each of the next two weeks, so enter soon!

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Q&A with prolific Acrobat author Donna Baker

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We talked recently with Donna Baker, author of several books covering previous versions of Adobe Acrobat, and with a variety of new books dealing with Acrobat 7 released or soon-to-be shipping — including ‘Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best’ and ‘Adobe Acrobat 7 in the Office,’ both published by Peachpit Press/Adobe Press.

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Adobe Acrobat 7 books on the publishing horizon

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With the anticipated release of the English-language versions of Adobe’s Acrobat 7.0 family of products due by year’s end, numerous publishers, authors and bookstores are following close behind with a new array of educational books designed to help new and experienced users learn the respective capabilities of Acrobat 7.0 Professional and/or Standard — and at least one book focusing on the version 7.0 Adobe Reader.

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Olympic Games Past & Present in PDF

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With the XXVIII Olympiad set to open late this week in Athens, Greece, where the sporting event originated in ancient times (and athletes competed in the nude), we explore the history of the Olympic Games through a variety of PDFs.

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