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(Solved) - Get The Geek How-to Guide to Windows 8 ??

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  • Started 2 years ago by raphoenix
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raphoenix
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Ain't got no Kindle so How-To purchase book ??

Rick P.

Posted 2 years ago
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The Geek
Posts: 2059

We're working on a paperback version, and we'll eventually be selling a PDF as well.

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

GREAT !!!!

Thanks Lowell.

Rick P.

Posted 2 years ago
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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Can't you run it on a PC ? I have some books that can (tho I hate reading books on a PC)

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

You can install this Amazon App and read it but I'd rather have the Book or Kindle open beside me while applying the knowledge to the PC. Of course I have two large machines and two 24" Monitors but others may not be so fortunate plus that's a bit much to put on the dining room table. The paperback edition will be really handy for me.

Kindle For PC App
http://www.amazon.com/gp/featu.....1000426311

Rick P.

Posted 2 years ago
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budgall
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I bought the book and am using the Kindle for PC software on a Win 7 PC, on my Win 8 PC I have Kindle for Windows 8 for reading the book. Both Kindle for PC and Kindle for Windows 8 leave a lot to be desired for reading the book. Hopefully the .pdf version and/or the print version will be available soon. The book is great and once it's available in another format, I will buy the new format.

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warlock
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Agree with LH, and Rick. Like to have the book in my hand.

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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

A non-DRM infested ePUB version would be easier to use by people who have readers other than a Kindle (Kindles aren't the only e-book readers out there, you know). "Watermarking" like was done on the Harry Potter books would help reduce piracy without hampering the owner's ability to read and backup the book.

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raphoenix
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This is what the daily News Letter said.

"You don't need a Kindle, you can read it anywhere that supports the free Kindle app, including iPad, iPhone, Android, Kindle for PC, Mac, or even in your web browser."

Unfortunately I don't have any of the above.

The Geek's not into DRM for the the publication.

The BIG problem is getting the $40 Windows 8 Upgrade from Microsoft.

I tried several times today and the PROMO Process would NOT work.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/buy
Then I called MS and they said to try again Later because they had problems. :( :(

Rick P.

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LadyFitzgerald
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A lot of people have been having problems getting the upgrade.

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LadyFitzgerald
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"The Geek's not into DRM for the the publication." That's good to hear.

PDF is one of the worst file types to use for e-books. ePUB would be much better.

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budgall
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Any update on non Kindle versions the book? The book is great, but having to use a Kindle reader is not

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warlock
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Not yet, I want a actual book also. Keep checking back.

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raphoenix
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That make take awhile as we have Holidays coming up.

Think I'll use one machine with Display as a reader and the other running Win8 with a Display as "The Goat". That way I get Cheaper Books and Faster until Amazon can get "squat" together. This dinning room is beginning to look like an IT office in a manufacturing plant according to my Spouse. (LOL) (LOL)

Rick P.

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warlock
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@Rick, Not in a hurry here. No W8 but want to read about it. So, I'll just wait it out.

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hArLtRoN
Posts: 766

@Rick,
That's what my bed room at my grandma's house looks like! LOL

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warlock
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Wife has country western music on my Vista machine, I have high scool football play offs on this one, plus trying to keep up with HTG.

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raphoenix
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I'll hang the second monitor below the first one. :) :)

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warlock
Posts: 4100

@Rick, What does the steering wheel do?

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Actually a wheel to turn up over clocking when the need arises.

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