Newspaper-Saving Kindle DX to Feature 9.7-Inch Screen and PDF Support

The rumored larger-screened Kindle that should be announced Wednesday just had some basic specs leak out, as well as a few possible shots. Is there any hope for our nation's beleaguered journalists? Updated. » 5/04/09 11:05pm 5/04/09 11:05pm

DIY Papercraft Steve Jobs: Enact Your "One more thing..." Fantasy

Courtesy of Joe Chiang you too can have a tiny printout-paper Steve on your desk in a matter of minutes, ready to act out this afternoon's action— just swap out the picture of the iPhone for your fantasy iPhone 2. Check out Joe's other creations too, from Mario to R2-D2. [Toy-a-Day via Technabob] » 6/09/08 5:49am 6/09/08 5:49am

Hi Ho Silverlight? Microsoft Windows Mobile Gets PDF and Flash Friendly

Microsoft just signed a deal to license Adobe's Flash Lite and Reader PDF formats for Windows Mobile. There's no word yet on when this will appear in the operating system itself, but it's a nice show of openness. It also means two things:
1) Microsoft's Flash competitor, Silverlight, may not be cutting the mustard, and … » 3/17/08 9:22am 3/17/08 9:22am

BookSnap Rips Your Book Collection With a Little Help From Your Fingers

Atiz has developed a device called the BookSnap, which allow you to accurately rip your books to PDF format. The product is aimed at the individual consumer, which is interesting given its $1595 price tag. Nevertheless, the method of its operation is rather clever, but the BookSnap does have one tiny flaw: » 11/18/07 11:55am 11/18/07 11:55am