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New favourite palm etext reader

I have been palm-­less for a while, be­cause my charg­er was bro­ken.

So last week I bought a nicer charg­er, which works from the USB port, in­stead of Sony's power­brick­-from-hell (which you have to car­ry around if you ev­er want to sync).

And since all my da­ta was gone, I looked around for etext read­ing soft­ware again.

Us­ing a CLie means the lat­est Weasel Read­er does­n't work right, and pluck­er is a pain in the as­s. It's cool if you want it to self­-up­date, but I don't. I read stat­ic book­s.

So, I was us­ing TiBR, which is a ba­sic, but nice palm­DOC read­er. Most of the free ones work like crap on a Clie (I mean you, weasel­read­er), but this one is nice.

But I got a bunch of zTXT docs (con­vert­ed when I had a m100 and read us­ing weasel), which TiBR can't read.

En­ter Palm­Fic­tion a nice and fan­cy read­er than han­dles palm­DOC and zTX­T. If it han­dled pluck­er I would be too hap­py ;-)

But re­al­ly, a very nice thing. Don't be scared by the page in rus­sian, just get it and in­stall it ;-)

On­ly nig­gle so far: can't choose a small­er-than-nor­mal font.

Roberto Alsina / 2006-04-03 14:45:

Spoke too soon. ALl I had to do was download fonts. Now I'm reading in a nice Tahoma 10pt :-)


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