Create Your Own Cloud of Ebooks with Calibre + Calibre OPDS + Dropbox
JaneEbooksCalibre / cloud computing / iPhone / Stanza224 Comments This post has been updated as of October 16, 2011. Apple appears to have pushed Google out of the ebookstore. Kobo released an updated app with no buy link. Google is randomly deleting Google Plus accounts. This cloud set up allows you to have access, either by webbrowser (the Kindle 3’s browser works too) or by iPhone/iTouch, to your entire ebook catalog from anywhere you can get internet connection, whether by wifi or cellular access. In order to create your own cloud of books, you’ll need three pieces of free software: Calibre, Calibre OPDS & some kind of syncing software. Step 1: You need a cloud. The cloud is essentially a computer harddrive space that you can access anywhere in the world so long as you can log onto the internet. So step 1 is signing up for a dropbox account. Step 2: Set up your ebook cloud location. In this step you are going to create a folder within the public folder of the dropbox folder. Step 3.