22-12-2010, 12:55 PM
Hi all, I've been doing a little investigating. The upshot is that, since Amazon has bought mobipocket, as well as the AZW, .mobi is also a propriety format for the kindle. Because of this most free sites, like Gutenberg, if you click on the kindle download tab, will give you .mobi files. From this it follows that the above mentioned site has not dropped .mobi support but just renamed the download tab kindle and that, therefore, s60 (or symbian), does have a kindle app, namely, mobipocket.sis. The question is, is there a touch screen version of the latter that works on the N8 floating around somewhere? If so, where sorted.
22-12-2010, 03:20 PM
Since amazon bought out mobipocket (probably 3 years now!) all development on mobipocket ceased - effectively killing it off therefore there is not a touch version available - also you would have to remove the DRM from the kindle mobi file to use on the mobipocket reader - therefore if you are to undertake this process which is technically illegal even if you have purchased book in first place - you might as well convert it to a PDB file via calibre or similar book management system and use in ereader pro which fully supports touch devices.
Sorry to put a downer on your suggestion - I would really love to be proved wrong but I have not found any simpler solution