Month: January 2010

Cybook t4b Format Specification



The new epub thumbnail files (.epub.thn) are what Bookeen calls t4b files. They are very similar to the older t2b thumbnail files they were using in earlier versions of the Cybook firmware. As the name suggests instead of using 2 bits to represent color values 4 bits are now... Continue reading

Cybook 2.0 Thumbnail Observations



The 2.0 fimware for the Cybook and Opus have new thumbnails for epub files. They use the .thn extension and it is append after the .epub extension. This is unlike the _6090.t2b thumbnails which use the book name without the extension and _6090.t2b appended to it. I have yet to... Continue reading

Calibre Week In Review



Kovid just tagged the 0.6.33 release so it should be out the door later today. Only one major feature from me this week. The PRS driver can new customize what gets turned into a collection. The default was and is series and tags. Now under the device interface configuration you... Continue reading

Cybook 2.0 Firmware Calibre Fix



I’ve committed a fix for the Cybook 2.0 firmware id issue I posted yesterday. In calibre I’ve combined the Gen 3 and Opus device interfaces into one generic Cybook interface. Both were very similar and the Opus was just a subclass of the Gen 3. Also, with the 2.0... Continue reading

Cybook 2.0 Firmware Identity Issues



On Christmas eve Bookeen finally released the long awaited 2.0 firmware for the Cybook Gen 3 and Cybook Opus. As soon as I returned from my Christmas vacation I upgraded my Gen 3 to the 2.0 version. Today while debugging a device issue for calibre I noticed that my... Continue reading

Calibre Week In Review



There was a major change this week to the device infrastructure. Kovid merged (with some modification) my changes to allow “Send to device” to use custom device paths just like “Save to disk”. Kovid’s major change to my implementation are having a separate save template for “Send to device” and... Continue reading